Academy of Science “AOS” with the WSSP

JP Stevens HS                    

Since 2009 AOS has been devoted to performing novel genetic research with Rutgers and specifically under the auspice of the Waksman Student Scholars Program WSSP.

2021/22 Applications:

Rutgers Application for the SUMMER 2021 Waksman Student Scholar Program (WSSP) *Note: TWO JPS students (not freshmen) are accepted by this Rutgers Program and this is separate from the underclassmen we accept as “Lead Student Scientists” at JP Print out/mail/upload fillable .pdf to Rutgers and/or follow directions on application.

Completed applications can be mailed (allow 5-7 days to process through Rutgers mail), faxed (732.932.5735) or sent electronically to ( If sent electronically, please remind your students to re-name their completed application form before emailing it, to avoid sending a blank application. The application deadline is April 29th 2021.

Fall 2021/22 in School JPSAOS WSSP (only for rising 10th and 11th Graders) *Online Form Only*

Returning Member of AOS (WSSP) *Online Form Only*

“LSS” Lead Student Scientists will be decided by Mr. Jones in Late Summer/Early Fall.

Requirement to be an LSS:

1)    Enrollment in AP Bio as a Senior

2)    Must have published one cDNA clone as a WSSP member

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