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How to Apply

Emerging Scholars Academy has been suspended for summer 2020 due to Covid-19. Please check back next year for application details. 

Emerging Scholars 2020 Online Application


To be eligible to participate in the Academy, students must:

Note:  Student participation in honors classes, academic teams,  honor roll/BETA, and/or other academic programs may be considered for admission.


Accepted students will receive a stipend upon successful completion of the 3-week program, no partial awards will be administered.

Academy Policies:

Students are required to attend the entire 3 week program.  Participation and completion of  research based activities, seminars, rotations, and field experiences resulting in the presentation of a research project are program requirements.

Tulane University Emerging Scholars Environmental Health Sciences Academy is committed to a policy of compliance with Federal laws and regulations concerning nondiscrimination on the basis of race, gender, color, national/ethnic origin, religion, age, disability, or veteran status in educational or institutional programs and activities.  

Tulane University Emerging Scholars Environmental Health Sciences Academy has an admission policy that is made available to all applicants as a part of the admission process. The policy gives the admission criteria, as well as a description of the entire admission process.

Application Requirements:

The following forms must be submitted:

1) Completed Online application.

2)  Transcripts from all high schools attended (including 2019/20 1st/2nd quarter grades).

3) High School recommedation form with signature.

Incomplete applications will not be submitted to the selection committee for admission consideration.

Application Deadline:

The application deadline is Friday, April 9th, 2020!  The completed and signed admission application, essay with signed essay coversheet, and signed counselor recommendation form with transcripts can be mailed, emailed, faxed, or hand delivered to the following address by the deadline:

Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine
Environmental Health Sciences
1440 Canal Street, Suite 2100
New Orleans, Louisiana 70112
Fax#:  (504) 988-1726  
Email:  emergingscholars@wave.tulane.edu


2020 Application Forms:

Emerging Scholars 2020 Online Application

Admission Policy and Procedures