2023 Artificial Intelligence Mini-Academy

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How to Apply

A complete application consists of: An online application form from the student’s Zintellect account.

In degree pursuing information in the student’s Zintellect profile, it is assumed that middle school students are working toward a high school diploma. Please select “in progress” and “high school diploma” for those questions.

If you have any questions, please contact us at K12@orau.org.


The ORISE Introduction to Artificial Intelligence (AI) Mini-Academy is a two-day program to introduce middle school students to AI and its uses and applications. Students will engage in exciting and challenging activities over the two day period to develop skills and knowledge to help them grow into technology leaders of the future.

Students will report to the ORAU classroom at ORAU in Oak Ridge June 12-13, 2023 from 9:00am - 4:00pm and should bring a sack lunch.


Participants must be rising 7th, 8th, or 9th grade students.



Eligibility Requirements
  • Citizenship: LPR or U.S. Citizen
  • Degree: Any degree .
  • Overall GPA: 2.00
  • Discipline(s):
    • Business (11 )
    • Chemistry and Materials Sciences (12 )
    • Communications and Graphics Design (6 )
    • Computer, Information, and Data Sciences (17 )
    • Earth and Geosciences (21 )
    • Engineering (27 )
    • Environmental and Marine Sciences (14 )
    • Life Health and Medical Sciences (48 )
    • Mathematics and Statistics (11 )
    • Other Non-Science & Engineering (13 )
    • Physics (16 )
    • Science & Engineering-related (2 )
    • Social and Behavioral Sciences (29 )

I affirm that I am a rising 7th, 8th, or 9th grade student and am available to participate both days of the program, June 12 and 13.


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