Yearly follow-up survey data to learn from your experiences and improve the Program.
Am I eligible?
High school junior in good standing.
Comfortable in both indoor and outdoor settings.
Interested in science and the environment.
Curious about how things work.
Live in the Bronx. If you do not currently live in the Bronx but have an extenuating circumstance that you would like to discuss, please email us at ProjectTRUE@wcs.org.
The goal of Project TRUE is to increase the representation of women, black, and Latinx people in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics). However, we encourage anyone interested in Project TRUE to apply.
What are the program requirements?
Attend all 175 hours of sessions (unexcused absences will result in dismissal).
Participate in yearly follow-up surveys (20 min).
What is the timeline of the program?
The table below describes the general timeline of Project TRUE, including the application process. Applications for Summer 2021 are due on March 19th. We will review your application by the end of March and notify you if you are selected for the Group Interview. After all of the group interviews are completed, we will make offers in lateApril.
December - March
Summer 2021 Applications Due
Summer 2021 Reference Letters Due
June - August
College Boot Camp
Bronx Science Consortium Poster Symposium
Applications for Summer 2021 are due on March 19th.
While we are excited to recruit for a summer 2021 Project TRUE program, we do not yet know at this time whether the program will be an in-person or virtual experience. Either way, the program will be a rich and rewarding experience for all involved. We will keep all applicants posted with updates as the summer approaches.
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