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The Joint Science Education Project (JSEP) is an international collaboration between Greenland, the United States, and Denmark to educate and train the next generation of polar and STEM professionals.

JSEP is currently seeking applications from U.S. high school students currently in 11th grade for the Joint Science Education Project. Selected students will join students from Greenland and Denmark for a 3-week field experience in Kangerlussuaq and Summit Station, Greenland. Students conduct independent research while learning about cutting-edge polar science and practicing communication skills in a multicultural classroom.

Application Deadline Date: Sunday, January 31, 2021.

Additional Details:

  • Competitive applicants must possess a strong interest in the natural sciences, a passion for learning, a sense of adventure, and an openness to other cultures.
  • Travel, accommodations, and meals are provided at no cost to participants.
  • Tentative dates are late June and the first half of July 2021. The program will run in the remote format if COVID-19 travel restrictions remain in place.
  • All students must have or be able to obtain a U.S. passport before the expedition. Your passport will need to be valid for at least 6 months after the date of the expedition.