National Summer Transportation Institute (NSTI) 2018 at PSU: Student Application
July 8 - 20, 2018 at Portland State University
Admission to NSTI 2018 camp is free but an application (this form) and academic recommendation ( is required.

For the third year in a row, the Transportation Research and Education Center (TREC) at PSU is hosting a National Summer Transportation Institute (NSTI) for high school girls. This two-week residence camp offers any student entering the 9–12 grade who identifies as female an immersive introduction to the workings of the Portland transportation system. The program will include both classroom work as well as computer training, field trips, and hands-on projects. Approximately 24 girls from across the state of Oregon will receive full scholarships to participate in the NSTI program.

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Deadline - EXTENDED
Application deadline is has been extended to SUNDAY, MAY 6, 2018 AT 11:59 PM.
Student Information
Due to limited space, admission to this program is competitive and we seek to enroll an academically qualified and diverse group of students. To fulfill this goal, we ask for your race/ethnicity, gender, etc.
Student Name *
Your answer
Phone Number *
Your answer
Ethnicity *
Gender *
This camp is open to students who identify as a girl (cis and trans gender).
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Student Education
School Name *
Your answer
In the Fall of 2018, you will be in: *
Grade point average (GPA) *
Your answer
Knowledge of Math and Science *
Please list all math and science classes you have taken since 7th grade
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Career Interests in Transportation *
In approximately 300 words, please describe your career interests, interest in transportation, and how the National Summer Transportation Institute can help you reach your goals.
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Academic and Community Achievements *
Please describe areas that you have excelled in (e.g. science, math, history, the arts) and any awards, achievements and organizational memberships.
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Parent / Guardian Information
Parent/Guardian first and last name(s) *
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Home address *
Street Address, City, State, Zip Code
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Parent/Guardian phone number(s) *
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Parent/Guardian email address(es) *
Separate multiple emails with a comma (,)
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Highest level of education completed by parent/guardian *
Academic Recommendation
You will need to ask a teacher, counselor or someone familiar with your academic work to fill out a recommendation form (required and also DUE BY SUNDAY, MAY 6, 2018 AT 11:59 PM). Please share this recommendation form with them:
Name of the person you have asked to fill out a recommendation form for you: *
Your answer
Email address of the person you have asked to fill out a recommendation form for you: *
Your answer
Thank you!
How did you hear about the camp? *
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A copy of your responses will be emailed to the address you provided.
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