Tulane University’s GIST Program will provide fifth through eighth grade girls with the opportunity to meet and work with women role models in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) fields. Workshops developed and offered by faculty and student teams will encourage and empower girls to inquire, investigate, and discover in a positive environment. Our goal is to open the doors wide and welcome young students to careers in STEM fields by encouraging creative thinking, promoting self-esteem, and increasing awareness of the opportunities that await them. More information is on our website.
Directions: Please have all necessary information before beginning to fill out this online form. If you have any questions regarding this form, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
In addition to this online registration, a 1-paragraph essay needs to be uploaded on the next screen with the naming convention SCHOOL_LASTNAME_FIRSTNAME.pdf. If you are unable to upload the required essay, please email or mail to:
Girls in STEM at Tulane
201 Lindy Boggs
New Orleans, LA 70118
CHOOSE ONE OF THE FOLLOWING ESSAY QUESTIONS:
SCIENCE: Find a flower, tree, or bird in your neighborhood. What kinds of questions could a scientist ask about it? Brainstorm as many as you can!
TECHNOLOGY: If you were to design an app for a smart phone to solve a problem or need, what would your app do?
ENGINEERING: If you were to invent something to solve a problem or need, what would you invent?
MATHEMATICS: How do you and your family use math in daily life?
Students with complete applications will be accepted on a first come/first serve basis. Priority will be given to girls who have not participated in GIST before.