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Resources & Events

Welcome to the new HSTA Resources & Events page! It contains the resources, news, and event information our HSTA students, staff, and volunteers need, collected in one location. 

Use the navigation bar on the left to find the forms, documents, links, and other information previously posted under "Forms," "Resources," and "Events & Activities."

Check What's Happening below for announcements, news items, and information on upcoming activities.

If we have omitted an item or made a document or other resource hard to find, please let us know right away. You can use our webpage feedback form located here or contact website administrator Mary Cottrell at mcottrell@hsc.wvu.edu.

What's Happening

Science Symposium dates and locations have been announced!

Southern locations: Mercer, Roane-Calhoun, Cabell-Lincoln, Mingo-Logan, Boone, Kanawha, McDowell, Greenbrier-Fayette, and Raleigh

  • West Virginia State University
  • April 29, 2017

Northern locations: Eastern Panhandle, Mountain HSTA, Ohio-Marshall, Braxton-Webster, and Mon-Marion

  • Fairmont State University
  • May 6, 2017

HSTA kids, if you need help with your research project, don't wait! Talk with your teacher, FSC, or CRA right away. We want to see you succeed!

WV-INBRE is now accepting applications for its 2016 biomedical research internships for high school science teachers. Up to five awards will be made. Deadline to apply is March 31. Read more


2017 Summer Institute Dates and Locations

Fun With Science - Marshall University

Teacher Training - July 5, 6, & 7

Students - July 9-14

Forensics - West Virginia State University

Teacher Training - July 5, 6, & 7

Students - July 9-14

Forensics - Glenville State College

Teacher Training - July 17, 18, & 19

Students - July 23-28

Biomed - West Virginia University

Teacher Training - July 17, 18, & 19

Students - July 23-28

Senior Camp - West Virginia University

Mentor Training - June 29 & 30

Students - July 2-21



 WV-INBRE program will provide funding for HSTA scholars attending West Virginia University and Marshall University to participate in biomedical science research. A maximum of 6 internships (3 for WVU/3 for MU) will be available.  Funding will be provided to pay the student $10/hour to work up to 15 hours per week for 25 weeks on the research for the 2017-2018 academic year.  Projected start date of the internship is October 1 2017 and funding will continue until April 30, 2018. For more information, go to the WV-INBRE website at

 http://www.wv-inbre.net.  Then, click on “Internship Programs”, then

click on “HSTA: Health Sciences Technology Academy”.

More information will be provided about the program and you will be able to view the Mentors Abstract Directory for researchers at WVU and Marshall University and their research interests.  This directory can be viewed online at the WV-INBRE-Participating WVU/Marshall University Mentors Directory link.

 The application can be filled out online under Online Application for Research Internship for HSTA Scholars at WVU & Marshall University link.

  Deadline for completed application and accompanying documents is September 1, 2017.

For more information, contact:

 Valerie Watson, vwatson@hsc.wvu.edu or (304) 293-4120.