Science mentorships for High School Students (Grades 10-11)





For the Next Generation of Cancer Researchers


Teachers – Do you have students who love science?  PBS LearningMedia and Stand Up To Cancer are proud to announce the Emperor Science Award program – a unique mentoring program that pairs university-level research scientists with high school students, presenting an exciting opportunity for them to explore the world of science, grow their skills, build confidence and conduct rewarding research.



WHO:  Students in grades 10-11 who love science and are curious about careers in science research – especially cancer research & care.

AWARD: 100 students with be awarded the mentorship opportunity and receive a Chrome Notebook and $1500 to help towards their research! 

ENTER:  Students submit a 750-word essay on why science research is so important to finding a cure for cancer.

DEADLINE:  November 1, 2015

 To your students and colleagues today, plus check out the classroom resources.


NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. Open to legal residents of the 50 United States and DC who are students in 
grades 10-11. Subject to Official Rules. Ends 11:59 PM ET on 10/31/15.

Nathan Smith

Nathan Smith is Director of Technology for the College of Education and Human Services at Utah State University. In that role, he also directs The Adele & Dale Young Education Technology Center (The YETC) located in room 170 of the Education Building on Utah State University's Logan campus. The YETC is a combination student open­access computer facility, a K­12 curriculum materials library, a NASA Educator Resource Center for Utah, and a technology training center. Nathan served eight years (2004­2012) on the Board of Directors for the Utah Coalition for Education Technology (UCET) He was re­elected in 2014 to serve another two year term on the board. A former elementary school teacher, Nathan has taught students every age from young children to senior citizens. He has had the opportunity beginning in 2011 to train international high school teachers from all over the world about technology in education, through the U.S. State

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