University of Alaska-Fairbanks Alaska Summer Research Academy



Emphasizing exploration and creativity, ASRA immerses students in a single subject for two weeks of intensive, hands-on research. Topics vary by year; past subjects have included archaeology, biomedicine, creative writing, earth and space science, earthquakes, engineering design, photography, fisheries, energy and climate change, physiology, marine biology, marine mammals, programming and robotics. Certain remote modules require participants to travel off-campus and stay at camp sites or research facilities.

General Info

Name University of Alaska-Fairbanks Alaska Summer Research Academy
Location Fairbanks, AK
Year-round Contacts 907-474-7077
Program Focuses & Features Archaeology, Astronomy, Computer Science, Creative Writing, Engineering, Marine Biology/Studies, Math, Medicine/Healthcare, Photography, Science
Grade Range (rising grades) 8-12
Age Range Residential — Coed Ages 13-18; Day — Coed 14-18
Application Deadline Rolling
Director Tiffany DeRuyter, Director
Residential Fee $1200, 2 weeks. College credit.
Dates & Sessions 1 session, 2 weeks long


Tiffany DeRuyter, Director