Tuesday, February 11, 2014

Apply Today to be a Jason National Argonaut

JASON Learning is seeking a diverse, creative, and adventurous group of students and educators to venture into the field with JASON researchers.

If you think you are up to the challenge, apply today! As a JASON National Argonaut, you will embark on a life-changing journey, spending approximately 7 days in the field during the summer or fall of 2014. JASON will pay for all travel, lodging, food (meals and snacks), and programming/equipment costs related to JASON Argonaut activities.

Join the JASON National Argonaut Team! Application Deadline is Friday, March 7, 2014.

Who Should Apply

Student Argonauts must be 14 or 15 years old by June 1, 2014, and have participated in the JASON Learning program in their science class. Student applicants also must have a committed sponsor to assist them through the Argonaut application experience.

Educator Argonauts should have at least five years of experience working with students, have plans to continue as an educator in the 2014-2015 school year and should have used the JASON Learning program in an educational setting.

How to Apply

To apply to be a JASON National Argonaut, please complete and email the Argonaut Information Form by Friday, March 7, 2014 and mail the Application Materials to JASON postmarked by Friday, March 7, 2014.

The selection process will follow the time line below:

March 7 – Deadline for submitting completed National Argonaut Applications
April – National Student and Educator Argonauts selected; all applicants notified of their status by the end of April.

All parts of the Application Process are found at http://www.jason.org/2014-argo-applications-now-online

Please refer to the Application Guidelines and Instructions document for more detailed instructions. Contact Ro Luecken at rojana.luecken@springbranchisd if you have any questions regarding the application process.


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