The Virginia Aerospace Science and Technology Scholars (VASTS) program is an interactive on-line science, technology, engineering and mathematics learning experience highlighted by a seven-day residential summer academy at NASA Langley Research Center in Hampton. Students selected to participate are immersed in NASA-related research through interaction with scientists, engineers and technologists.
Who can apply?
•Be a U.S. Citizen and Virginia resident
•Be currently in their junior year of high school and at least 16 years of age
•Have interest in or an aptitude for math, science, engineering, or technology
•Have a minimum GPA of 2.7
•Commit to a one-year relationship with VASTS, including a designated six-day residential Summer Academy experience
•Have access to email and the Internet (home, school, or public library)