Keep Engaging Youth in Science (KEYS) provides highly achieving Arizona high school students from diverse backgrounds the opportunity to participate in a greatly rewarding internship experience that shapes their lives forever.
Watch this UA+ video, Creating a future workforce of scientists, to see what KEYS participant, Caitlyn Myrdal has to say about her experience.
Click here for the details of the KEYS 2012 Winter Student Research Showcase.
The 2013 program runs from June 3 to July 19. Applications are now closed.
KEYS interns enroll, with no tuition costs, in the University of Arizona during their summer break for a week of intensive laboratory and science literacy training, followed by six weeks in the laboratory of a renowned UA researcher. Click here for a more detailed description of the internship.
The program concludes with the KEYS Research Showcase, where students present their results to their families, UA scientists and program sponsors. Previous KEYS interns report that the program has changed their lives and taught them that they are capable of making important contributions to science.
Click here for details on the KEYS 2012 Summer Student Research Showcase.