First Light Student Application

First Light Application

First Light Saturday Science School invites middle school students to apply for the 2022 Fall Term! Please complete the form below and attach a signed copy of the CASE Release Form to apply.

During the Fall Term, students will answer the question: How does JWST impact what we see in space?

Dates for the upcoming Fall Term are:

  • October 1st, 15th, 22nd, and 29th
  • November 19th
  • December 3rd

Sessions run from 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm each week. (Except for the first session, which starts at 12:30 pm for orientation). Sessions are held at Carnegie’s Broad Branch Road campus (5251 Broad Branch Road, NW, Washington, DC 20015, in the Greenewalt Building)

Student Eligibility:

    • In 6th – 8th grade
    • 10 years or older
    • Enrolled in Washington D.C. public and public charter schools
    • Fully vaccinated