Wright Scholar Research Assistant Program
s your student interested in science, technology, engineering, and
mathematics (STEM) career fields?  If so, the Air Force Research Laboratory
(AFRL) at Wright-Patterson AFB has a tremendous opportunity for high school
juniors and seniors who plan on becoming our next generation of scientists
and engineers.  

Since 2002, the Wright Scholar program has competitively selected some of
the brightest high school juniors and seniors for a paid, hands-on, summer
internship in AFRL. These student research assistants are provided the
opportunity to perform high-level work on mentor-assigned research projects
during their 9-week internship.  Additionally, Wright Scholars participate
in a number of classes and workshops through the University of Dayton, The
Ohio State University, and Wright State University, along with tours and
weekly lectures designed to broaden their knowledge of STEM fields.

Requirements for applicants:
-       Must be high school juniors or seniors at time of application
-       Must be at least 16 years old by program start on 3 June 2019
-       Must be a U.S. citizen
-       Must have GPA of 3.5 or higher
-       Must have transportation to/from their work place on base if
-       Must be able to participate 40 hrs/week for 9 weeks (students cannot
exceed 5 days of time off during their paid internship)
-       Must have a keen interest in STEM career fields

The application period begins on 19 Nov 2018 and ends on 8 Jan 2019.  For
program details, dates, and application procedures, please see the Wright
Scholar web site below.  Links to the application, criteria & procedures,
career descriptions, and photos appear at the bottom of the main web page.