Shaping the Future of Youth Today
At YSAP, we believe in the ability of youth to succeed. The Young Science Achievers Program is designed to help youth achieve their dreams and fulfill their highest potential. We strive to inspire, motivate, and empower under-represented students in STEM fields.
See how we’re involved in making a difference in students' lives.
News and Updates
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Annual Student Symposium & Celebration Event at AT&T
Wednesday, June 5, 2019
4pm to 8pm
Join us at AT&T's Global Network Operations Center in Bedminster, New Jersey for our annual awards event, BBQ and student project symposium.
Food. Fun. Prizes!
Register Today! Space is limited.
STEM Scholars Annual Student Symposium
May 10, 2019 9:30am - 2pm
STEM Scholars showcase their STEM innovation projects at AT&T Headquarters in Dallas, Texas.
DEADLINE EXTENDED to December 17, 2018
Young Science Achievers will award grants to qualified high school students to conduct authentic research projects in all fields of STEM including innovation. Deadline for submitting student proposals is Monday, December 17, 2018 at 5pm.
Submit your grant proposal today by completing the application form here.
YSAP Students on TV
July 12, 2025
In a place known more for gang horrors than academic honors, Brentwood High School and neighboring Central Islip now count three semifinalists in the prestigious Siemens competition. The districts earned grants from YSAP to build their own labs, and now partner with more affluent school districts. “They can achieve the highest of high by working with someone that may have a little more than they do. You can’t compare yourself to someone else, be what you want to be,” said Dr. Rebecca Grella who is a veteran high school science teacher at YSAP.
Join Our Annual Fundraiser at the Fire Hall
January 12, 2017
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Who We Are
YSAP helps girls and disadvantaged students reach their fullest potential as innovators today. YSAP students have so much to offer to the world - we believe in the power that they hold, and know that they will mold future generations to come. Our STEM educational programs inspiring leadership, growth and community encourage students to accomplish things they didn't think were possible. The skills they learn and the friends they make along this exciting journey of discovery and enlightenment will last a lifetime.
Read more about us to see how we do this!
A Portfolio of Programs in STEM
STEM Innovation Scholars
STEM Innovation scholars are America's young innovators engaged in imagining, inventing, improving and inspiring the world around us. We believe that our youth has the creativity and collaborative potential to solve some of the most challenging problems we face today. YSAP provides these innovators the tools and resources they need to achieve anything. We are proud of the work that they do to help build a better future for all of us.
Science Research Symposia
YSAP partners with schools and districts across the country to help foster science research opportunities for high school and middle school students enabling them to experience authentic science research projects that compete at local, national and international science fair competitions. YSAP hosts a science research symposia at the AT&T Global Network Operations Center where hundreds of students, parents, teachers and mentors come together to celebrate student excellence.
University partnerships are key to YSAP's efforts in helping raise student awareness about STEM fields of study and careers. Princeton University, City College of New York and the University of Texas at Dallas collaborate with YSAP to offer students exciting summer research opportunities in a wide range of STEM fields. Summer internships provide YSAP students a rich and learning environment that is authentic, informative and life-changing.