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VESTED Academy Application

VESTED Academy Application-2015

Your interest in and commitment to the program are the criteria by which we will make our selection.
APPLICATION (online or pdf), Written Essays and EMERGENCY CONTACT (pdf only) 
MUST BE SUBMITTED BY:   November 3, 2014
PDFs or WORD (if you prefer paper forms) - Application,   Parents Waiver,   Emergency Contact.


(as of Jan. 2015)
Yes   No
American Indian or Alaska Native
Black or African American
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander

 Identify a teacher or other adult (not a relative) who knows you, whom we may contact to learn more about your interest in the program as well as your ability to participate. Please inform this person that we may be contacting him or her.

Transportation to Villanova University’s campus
How did you learn about the VESTED Academy?
Do you have a regular job or activity after school?
Yes    No
If Yes, please describe with days of week and times.
Technology Proficiency

Please rate your proficiency in the following technical skills:
(5=high expertise, 1=little experience):

5 4 3 2 1
5 4 3 2 1
5 4 3 2 1
5 4 3 2 1
5 4 3 2 1

     1. What attracts you to the VESTED Academy and what do you hope
         to gain from your experience in the program?

     2. Who are you as a student? What are your interests, experiences
         and future goals?

Curriculum Choice (Returning students only)

Please note your desired curriculum track , in order of preference.
(1 = first choice: 2 = second choice)

   Lab Track- A program of lab focused engineering and science project-based work, utilizing experimentation and analyses. Results will be recorded in scientific notebooks.

   Project Track- Long term study of real world engineering problems based on well defines objectives, scientific analyses and demonstrations.

Each new applicant is required to complete an interview prior to final acceptance into the VESTED Academy. Returning students are exempt. All interviews will be conducted on  November 22, 2014. Please choose your preferred interview time:
Morning    Afternoon
VESTED Academy Emergency Contact Information for 2015
Male    Female
Yes    No