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Duke Energy Academy at Purdue

"...inspiring future leaders in energy".

                   Duke Energy

 

Applications

Applications to the summer 2014 program will open soon.

 

The Duke Energy Academy at Purdue is excited about your interest in attending our program in the summer of 2014! Through this academy, a select number of high school students and teachers with interest in energy will be provided an opportunity to learn from Purdue faculty, staff, and industry leaders who are directly involved in researching and developing the energy resources needed to power the world of tomorrow. For now, the academy is open only to students who will be a junior or senior by fall 2014 and secondary school teachers, resident in the United States. Participants from previous programs will not be accepted. Preference will be given to applicants from Duke Energy, Indiana, serviced territories.

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Students

This application requires you to supply personal, parental, and school information (including Principal's contact); respond to an essay question; and provide a teacher reference from your school (contact details only).

This year's essay question is:
• Why would you like to be a part of the Duke Energy Academy in the summer of 2014 and what are your expectations from the academy? (2000 characters maximum).

You can write the essay in a word processing program then copy and paste it into this application.

* Please ensure you the have required information ready and your essay prepared before you begin as you will not be able to save your application once started.

Teachers

This application requires you to supply personal and school information (including Principal's contact); and respond to two essay questions.

This year's essay questions are:
• Why would you like to be a part of the Duke Energy Academy in the summer of 2014 and what are your expectations from the academy? (2000 characters maximum).
• How do you plan to incorporate information from the Duke Energy Aademy into your academic activities? (1000 characters maximum).

You can write the essays in a word processing program then copy and paste it into this application.

*Please ensure you have the required information ready and your essay prepared before you begin as you will not be able to save your application once started.

The funding for this year's program has been provided by the Duke Energy Foundation, Indiana and the Energy Center, Discovery Park, Purdue University. This week-long program is free to both teachers and students. It covers meals each day, lodging in residence halls, materials and supplies for projects, tours to energy facilities, mentoring opportunities with undergraduate and graduate students, world renowned faculty, and industry leaders, and social activities. In addition, teachers will be paid a stipend ($400). Parents are responsible for transporting their child(ren) to and from the program, while teachers will be responsible for their own transportation.

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Contact us:

Duke Energy Academy at Purdue

C/O The Energy Center,

Mann Hall, Rm 105

203 South Martin Jischke Dr.

Purdue University

West Lafayette, IN 47907-1971

energyacademy@purdue.edu

Phone: 765.494.1610

Fax: 765.496.9322