Application procedure for S'Cool LAB Summer CAMP


Please complete each of the following steps before applying:

  1. Create an account here

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    Before you apply you need to create a CERN Lightweight account.

    You will later use this account to login for the online application form.

  2. Prepare the required files
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    1 minute video in English (video format MP4, max. 50 MB)

    Please present yourself briefly and tell us about a person (relative, teacher, scientist, ...) who inspired you in the field of Science, Technology, or Engineering.

    You can convert any other video file into MP4 e.g. here Cloudconverter. Please use the following file name for your video: "nationality_lastname_firstname" e.g. "Austria_Meitner_Liese.mp4"

    Do you have questions about the video? Check our FAQ!

    2 reference letters:

    • One reference letter from your physics or science teacher written in English or French (pdf)
    • One additional reference letter written in English or French. This reference can be from another teacher, mentor, coach, employer, science club administrator etc.

    The referees should have known you for approx. 1 year. The letters should include the full name of the referee and their contact information (email address and telephone number).

    Both letters should comment on the following:

    • How do you know the applicant?
    • How long have you known the applicant?
    • Is there anything special or outstanding about the applicant that we should know? 
    • Does she or he especially impress you as being extraordinary? 
    • How strong is his or her interest in and motivation for physics and mathematics? 
    • Do you believe this applicant would enjoy the S'Cool LAB Summer CAMP experience at CERN (academically and socially)?

    Do you have questions about the reference letters? Check our FAQ!

    Your latest official grade report (pdf)

    You don't need to translate the grade report.

    Do you have questions about the grade report? Check our FAQ!

  3. ​Fill out the application form
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    Click on the button at the bottom, login with your account and complete the application form. You will also be asked to upload additional files (video, reference letters, grade report). Once you have submitted your application, you will receive a copy of the form and a link to your submission. You can edit your application until 5 February 2018 (23:59 CET).

    Do you have questions about the application form? Check our FAQ!

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