ASPIRE Applications are now open!

Students, who will be high school juniors or seniors in the 2018-19 school year and are interested in science, technology, engineering or math, are invited to apply for the ASPIRE high school internship summer 2018 program.  Students will be mentored through a technical project by an JHU APL staff member during a six week internship this summer.  For eligibility requirements, more information about the program, and to find the link to the application please  The link to apply is towards the bottom of the page under ASPIRE Application Process. Applications will be open until February 15th and there is no advantage to applying early.

ASPIRE Information Sessions
  • If you have questions about either the summer program or the academic year program, please join us for one of the information sessions where we will discuss the application process and provide tips on optimizing your application.
    The same information will be presented at both sessions. No registration is required.
    • Thursday, January 18, 7:00 p.m.
    • Wednesday, January 24, 7:00 p.m.
    Information sessions will be held in the Parson’s auditorium in Building 1. Link to directions: 
    Unfortunately, graduating high school seniors, non-US Citizens or green card holders are not eligible for the ASPIRE program.
    If you have any questions, please send them to

  • Free 9 week Saturday Science School. Click HERE for more information
  • The Foundation for Advanced Education in the Sciences (FAES), in collaboration with the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH), will be conducting a FREE 9-week Saturday Science Academy starting, February 3, 2017, for underserved minority youth in the Washington DC metropolitan area at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) campus located in Bethesda, Maryland. The program will train minority students (grades 6-7-8) on the basics of life sciences and provide a hands-on laboratory training experience to stimulate students’ interest in the sciences.
  • Click here to see this week's event at the Kid Museum

STEM and Aerospace Related Websites and Resources 

 Goddard Space Station
 Nasa TV 

New report that features Parkland students helping with KidFest