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FAQ's

I am trying to access the forms under the "Application package" and the links do not work
The forms are on the site; it seems that some of the browsers have difficulties with the forms; I suggest you try with Google chrome. If you still get this problem, please contact us. 

Where can I find a recommendation form? 
There is no recommendation form to download, your teacher should write it as he/she sees fit. It should be sent to us by e-mail.

I am interested in the SciTech program this summer. Can you tell us what the dates are?
SciTech 2017 Summer research Camp will take place on July 24th to Aug 17th 2017.

I'm interested in SciTech but I would like to know what the research projects are likely to be. Is it possible to find out at this stage?
Projects will be published to participants only on July; Therefore, applicants should apply and be accepted before the research projects are advertised. I can assure you that every year we do our best to choose interesting and inspiring projects from the various faculties in the Technion. You can take a look on last year research project right here

I don't speak Hebrew. Are activities conducted in English?
SciTech is an English program and all activities will be conducted in English.
 
I am going to be 11th grade next year and I would like very much to do this program, Is it possible?
SciTech program is open to current 11th and 12th graders, it is rare but sometimes the academic committee accepts an exceptionally brilliant student who is going into the 11th grade. If you choose to apply as a sophomore you should know that the academic committee will give a priority to 11th-12th graders.

What kind of candidates is SciTech looking for?
SciTech is a research camp, therefore it will suite candidates who are curious, know how to learn and work on their own, and can work well in teams. It is a rare opportunity to let high-school students be part of a research project.

Are there theoretical research topics?
We usually have theoretical researches topics as well, in which the "laboratories" are the computers: Aerodynamics, computer science, physics, civil engineering, Game Theories, etc.

I cannot find an address to send the forms to
The forms should be send to us by email.  

I am starting my senior high school year in the beginning of August. Is there any program that is completing earlier?
No! Ifyou choose to come to SciTech, you will be obligated to stay until the end of the program, and therefore miss the beginning of your school year.


Are there any sports facilities?
The Technion offers a pool, a gym and a tennis court. However we do not provide any sports equipment except soccer balls/ basketballs

Where do we sleep?
The first 2 weeks of the program, we will be sleeping in an Inn outside the Technion, the rest of the time we will be sleeping at the Technion dormitories.

What happens on weekends?
We will spend the first and the last weekend in the camp. The second weekend will be a free weekend. If you do not have relatives in Israel or a place to stay during the weekend, we will help you to find a convenient arrangement.

Is the food going to be Kosher?
Yes, all the food in the camp is Kosher.

Are there any activities on Shabbat?
No. There are no activities on Shabbat.

Are there any trips in Israel?
Yes, the program includes trips in Israel and a visit in Jerusalem. It is important to bring comfortable shoes and a small backpack for the trips.