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2018 STARS Program
June 11 - July 20



Applications will be accepted March 1 through March 24, 2018.

 

The Students and Teachers as Research Scientists (STARS) Program offers academically-talented students who are entering their senior year of high school a rare opportunity to work within a laboratory research setting with top scientists at Cortex Innovation Community, Donald Danforth Plant Science Center, Saint Louis University, Washington University in St. Louis, and the host institution, the University of Missouri-St. Louis. More than 60 scientists who work in fields such as biology, chemistry, earth science, engineering, environmental science, medicine, psychology, and public health will share their experiences as they and their research team direct students in research projects.





Students must complete the 2018 STARS Student Application Form, submit it by mail to the STARS Program Office located at 238 Research Building, One University Blvd, Saint Louis MO, 63121 and pay the $80.00 registration fee between March 1 and March 24, 2018 for their applications to be considered.

Please contact Dr. Kenneth Mares, Director of the STARS Program, directly at 314-516-6155 or maresk@umsl.edu.

Notification of a students' acceptance in the program will be sent by email no later than April 16, 2018.





Financial Information

Information for Mentors

The mentors are top researchers from Confluence Discovery Technologies, the Donald Danforth Plant Science Center, Saint Louis University, Washington University in St. Louis and the STARS host institution, UMSL.

 

Information for Teachers

Teacher applications and more information are available by contacting Dr. Kenneth Mares, Director of the STARS Program at 314-516-6155 or maresk@umsl.edu.

Sponsored by

University of Missouri-St. Louis, Saint Louis University, Washington University in St. Louis, St. Louis Symphony, St. Louis Zoo, Monsanto Company, Academy of Science of St. Louis, St. Louis Children's Hospital, UMKC School of Medicine, Missouri Botanical Garden, and BioSTL.

In partnership with

Confluence Discovery Technologies, the Donald Danforth Plant Science Center, Saint Louis University, Washington University in St. Louis, and the University of Missouri-St. Louis

 

Meet our former STARS students