ALERT and Gordon-CenSSIS Scholars
The ALERT and Gordon-CenSSIS Scholars Program is now accepting applications for the 2014-2015 Program!
The ALERT and Gordon-CenSSIS Scholars Program is designed to provide freshmen engineering students the opportunity to get involved in ALERT and Gordon-CenSSIS research projects, K-12 STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) outreach programs, and professional development training and seminars, such as Leadership Skills, Research Ethics, and Presentation and Poster Building Skills.
The program dates are: October, 2014 – April, 2015.
Selected ALERT and Gordon-CenSSIS Scholars are expected to complete the following program requirements:
20+ Hours of Research per Semester (on average, most students do research for 5-8 hours per week).
- 5+ Hours of K-12 STEM Outreach per Semester (both one-time, and on-going programs are available).
- Attend and Participate in Program Meeting, Seminars and Field Trips.
- Enroll in the High Tech Tools and Toys Section of GE 1111 for the Fall, 2014 or Spring, 2015 Semester.
- Give a Final Research Presentation at the end of the program in late-April, early-May.
Bookstore Voucher: All ALERT and Gordon-CenSSIS Scholars who complete the program requirements will receive a NU Bookstore Voucher for $1,000 at the end of the program.
Info Session*: An ALERT and Gordon-CenSSIS Scholar Info Session will be held on Wednesday, Sept. 17th, from 12:00 – 1:00pm in 431 Stearns. Interested students will hear from our ALERT and Gordon-CenSSIS research faculty members and K-12 STEM Outreach coordinators about available projects and programs.
*Please RSVP to Melanie Smith at email@example.com, if you plan to attend.
Applications are due Friday, September 26th, by 5:00pm, and should be submitted to Melanie Smith via email at firstname.lastname@example.org, or fax at 617-373-8627, or dropped off at 302 Stearns Center, Northeastern University.
All applications should include a completed Application Form (linked below), along with 1/2 page Statement of Interest (described in ‘part 3′ of the application).
Please contact Melanie Smith for questions regarding the program.
302 Stearns Center
The program is hosted and sponsored by the Awareness and Localization of Explosives-Related Threats (ALERT) Department of Homeland Security Center of Excellence, and the Bernard M. Gordon Center for Subsurface Sensing and Imaging Systems (Gordon-CenSSIS), a Graduated National Science Foundation Engineering Research Center.
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