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Apply For Summer Courses

Here's how you apply to Stone Laboratory

How To Apply

Use this page to learn how to apply for Summer Courses at Stone Laboratory.


Step 1

You will need an Ohio Sea Grant account to begin your application. Create an account in the Account Manager. If you’ve previously created an account, you can use the same credentials to log in.

If you applied last year, you should use the same email and password to login. If you don’t remember your password, click here.

A few things to consider

  • If you are creating a new account, you will be required to activate your account by verifying your email address before beginning.
  • Ensure that noreply@ohioseagrant.info is in your safe senders list.
  • For Ohio State students, your buckeyemail addresses is preferred.
  • Modern Browsers Required! Determine if yours is one by clicking here.

Step 2 : Determine your Student Type

Answer the questions in the help tool within the Account Manager to determine your student type. The descriptions below outline what materials and requirements you will need to fulfill for each type.

Current Ohio State Student You are enrolled as an active student at The Ohio State University for spring semester.

Basic Requirements
  • Stone Lab application
Scholarship Requirements
  • Cover letter
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • College transcripts
REU Requirements
  • Resume
  • Cover letter
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • College transcripts
Other College Student or Educator* You are currently an undergraduate or graduate student at a college that is not Ohio State. Also includes former Ohio State undergraduate students.

*If you were formerly enrolled as a graduate student at Ohio State, contact Arleen Pineda at 614-292-8949.

Basic Requirements
  • Stone Lab application
  • Ohio State non-degree application**
    • Sign up using the same email address you used here.
    • Select “Undergraduate” or “Graduate,” depending on what type of credit you would like to apply for.
    • Undergraduate students should then select “Special” and “Undergraduate non-degree Stone Lab.”
    • Graduate students should select “Non-Degree” and “Graduate Non-Degree Applications”
    • Under Academic Plan, type in “Stone Lab” and select “Summer 2016 Term” and “Columbus” campus
    • Non-Degree Application
    • **Students applying for a scholarship or REU position need not submit the non-degree application, including $60 application fee, until after scholarships are announced (by the end of March).
Scholarship Requirements
  • Cover letter
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • College transcripts
REU Requirements
  • Resume
  • Cover letter
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • College transcripts
High School Student You are a current high school sophomore, junior or senior wanting to take Stone Lab classes for college credit.
Note: Stone Lab courses are not eligible for College Credit Plus.

Basic Requirements
  • Stone Lab application
  • Ohio State non-degree application**
    • Sign up using the same email address you used here.
    • Select “Undergraduate” and then “Special.”
    • Select “Undergraduate non-degree Stone Lab.”
    • Under Academic Plan, hit “Search” and select “Summer 2016 Term” and “Columbus” campus.
    • Non-Degree Application
    • **Students applying for a scholarship or REU position need not submit the non-degree application, including $60 application fee, until after scholarships are announced (by the end of March).
  • High school transcripts
  • Letter of recommendation from your high school biology or science teacher
Scholarship Requirements
  • Cover letter
Non-Credit Workshop Participant You would like to participate in a non-credit workshop at Stone Lab or you wish to take a Stone Lab course as a non-credit workshop. You must be at least 18 years of age, have completed high school and meet the workshop requirements.

Basic Requirements
  • Stone Lab application

After selecting a student type, your page will display a “Status Summary” to guide you through your application, and your sidebar will be populated with sections to complete.


Step 3 : Uploading Required Documents

To complete the PDF forms, please save them to your computer first, then fill out the form and save it. If no signature is required, you can upload the form directly to your online application. You must print the completed form, sign it (blue ink preferred), and upload a scan of the signed document.

IMPORTANT: Recommendation letters should come directly from the author’s business email, be on organization letterhead and emailed as a PDF attachment to ohioseagrant@osu.edu. Receipt of these documents will be noted in your “Status Summary.”


Step 4 : Submit Your Application

Once all required materials are entered into the system, you’ll be able to submit your application on the “Start, Track and Apply” page. Sections in red must be completed to submit your application. The “Submit” button at the top of that page will turn red when your application is ready.


Step 5 : Begin Your Application

Have you read through all the steps? Have you gathered your required documents? Are you ready to start?


APPLY TODAY
 


Application Submission Deadlines

DATE
Current Ohio State Student July 30, 2016
Other College Student or Educator May 31, 2016
High School Student May 31, 2016
Early Action: March 15, 2016
Non-Credit Workshop Participant 4 weeks before workshop date

Scholarships and REU

DATE
REU Deadline February 18, 2016
Ohio State Student and Other College Student or Educator Scholarships March 3, 2016
High School Student Scholarships March 15, 2016

Employment Deadlines

DATE
Student Employment March 6, 2016