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By Jenny Kim
Do you have an idea for a research project? The MIT Think Scholars Program may be the perfect opportunity for you. This specific program works to guide high school students on their research projects and ideas. THINK project proposals can be a science, technology, or engineering idea that can be completed in four months within a budget of a thousand dollars. In order to have a winning proposal, you must have the procedures planned out. Winners will receive guidance from MIT undergraduate students and professors. They will also have access to weekly mentorship meetings for their project.
The proposal should follow the format presented on the MIT Think Guide here: https://think.mit.edu/static_files/THINK_Program_Guidelines_2018_19.pdf . In short, it should contain six parts: the project title, abstract, idea, plan, personal, and references.
When creating a research project, here are some to follow:
If you are interested in signing up for this opportunity make sure to submit your application to https://think.mit.edu/ by January 1, 2020. The winners for this program will be announced on January 15, 2020. Using this link, you can also check out the ideas proposed by past winners.