January 18, 2011

Applications are now Available for the School for Science and Math at Vanderbilt

Applications are now available for the School for Science and Math at Vanderbilt Class of 2015 on the SSMV website: http://theschoolvanderbilt.edu/ apply/. All current 8th grade students who will attend Metro Nashville Public high schools next year are eligible to apply.

The SSMV is a four-year, part-time high school program with a focus on interdisciplinary research science. Accepted students commit to the full, four-year program. After four years, students will have earned seven science honors credits, completed independent scientific research projects and submitted to multiple national science competitions.

Approximately 25 students will be selected for the class of 2015 based on their TCAP scores or equivalent, grades, essay answers and teacher recommendations. Applications are due by 5 p.m. Friday, Feb. 11.

For more information about the SSMV and how to apply, please visit http://theschool.vanderbilt.edu or call 322-7132.