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The Gatton Academy
1906 College Heights Blvd. #71031
Bowling Green, KY 42101-1031
Phone: 270.745.6565
Fax: 270.745.2987


2017-2018 CALENDAR 


October 21
Preview Day

November 3-5
Closed Weekend

November 11
Preview Day

November 21-26
Closed Weekend (Thanksgiving)

December 4-8
Finals Week

December 8
Winter Break - Building Closes at 7pm 

Gatton Research Internship Grant


The Gatton Academy of Mathematics and Science in Kentucky created the Gatton Research Internship Grant program in 2010.  Made possible by a gift from Mr. Carol Martin “Bill” Gatton, the program offers grants to Gatton Academy students between their junior and senior years to support summer research internships at WKU, across the Commonwealth, the USA, and the world.  By providing funding, the program directly creates research internships that otherwise would not have existed for Gatton Academy students.  In its first six years, the program has created 95 research internships for Gatton Academy students to study STEM problems in their areas of interest in a devoted, full-time research setting.  Past students have used their internships as a springboard to later apply for prestigious awards such as the Siemens Competition, the Intel Science Talent Search, and the Goldwater Scholarship.  Many recipients submit their work for peer-reviewed publication and for conference presentations.

2018 Gatton Research Internship Grant Application
Deadline March 15, 2018.


Gatton Research Internship Grant Forms 

2017 Student Evaluation Form and Grading Parameters

Quick Summary

2017 Siemens Competition Guidelines 


Gatton Research Internship Grant Past Placements

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