2024 Boe Bots Academy

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How to Apply

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

*IMPORTANT NOTE: On the question asking about your degree, please enter the following on the indicated questions*

  • Education Status - enter "In Progress" 
  • Degree - enter "High School Diploma/GED"
  • Institution - enter your current school name without any abbreviations
  • Dates - enter the approximate dates you began and will finish at your current school
  • GPA - enter your current GPA

*If you are homeschooled: For any question asking for your school name, please enter "Homeschool" or the name of your homeschool organization or co-op. 

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


The ORISE Boe Bots Academy is a five-day program for rising 7th, 8th, and 9th grade students filled with exciting and challenging activities. Working in small teams, students will design, build, and program a robot. This is an introductory program, and no prior experience is needed.

Each day from June 17-21, 2024, students will report to the ORAU classroom at ORAU in Oak Ridge. Drop off is at 8:30am and pick up is at 4:30pm. Students should bring a sack lunch.


Participants must be rising 7th, 8th, or 9th grade students at the time of the program.  (This is the grade level the student will be during the 2024-2025 school year).



Eligibility Requirements
  • Degree: Any degree .
  • Overall GPA: 2.00
  • Discipline(s):
    • Chemistry and Materials Sciences (12 )
    • Communications and Graphics Design (2 )
    • Computer, Information, and Data Sciences (17 )
    • Earth and Geosciences (21 )
    • Engineering (27 )
    • Environmental and Marine Sciences (14 )
    • Life Health and Medical Sciences (51 )
    • Mathematics and Statistics (11 )
    • 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 the entire five days of the program from June 17-21, 2024.


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