AstroCom NYC Application Form
Thank you for applying to participate in AstroCom NYC, a partnership between City University of New York, American Museum of Natural History, and the Flatiron Institute Center for Computational Astrophysics.

You will carry out high-level astrophysics research and receive personalized academic and research mentoring as well as financial support exceeding CUNY annual tuition.

Students from groups traditionally underrepresented in the sciences (African-Americans, Hispanic-Americans & women) are particularly encouraged to apply.

First Name: *
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Last Name: *
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Email *
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Phone *
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College *
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(the EMPLID number on the bottom of your student ID card)
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Year you expect to graduate *
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Major *
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Race/Ethnicity *
How would you describe your racial and/or ethnic background?
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Provide a copy of your most recent (unofficial) College & High School transcripts *
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Tell us about your interest in science in 500 words or less *
Consider these questions in your response: Why are you applying to this program? What would you like to do when you finish college? What got you interested in science? What do you like about science? What do you not like about science? What drives your interest in astrophysics?
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Tell us your academic story in 500 words or less *
Consider these questions in your response: What science & math courses did you take in your final year of high school & how were your grades? What science & math courses have you taken at CUNY or elsewhere & how were your grades? What research have you been involved with (e.g. projects in school, summer projects, paid or unpaid)? What skills do you have that you think might be useful in astronomy research (e.g. computer skills, programming, math, creative problem solving skills)?
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Who can we ask about your potential for astronomical research? *
Please provide the name, title, College/School/Other, phone number & email of two or more people who we may contact in reference to your academic or research ability/experience
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