SeaPerch National Challenge 2014
The University of Southern Mississippi is excited to be the host institution for
SeaPerch National Challenge 2014!
Students will enjoy a “college experience,” as accommodations and meals will be available for all participants on the university’s campus, only a short walk to Saturday’s in-pool and poster completion events.
Dates: May 16-18, 2014 (Competition on Saturday, May 17, 2014)
Location: University of Southern Mississippi (USM)
118 College Drive
Hattiesburg, MS 39406
We feel that you will find the hospitality of our campus and the City of Hattiesburg much to your pleasing. While you are on campus, please make sure to learn all about our world-class research University and all it can offer you. Team Registrations are due by April 28th. If early arrival housing is needed, please contact USM at 601-266-4791.
Team Housing-Meal Plan Registration - Click Here
Teams may register for housing and meals through USM. Each registration includes on-campus dorm housing for Friday and Saturday night and a meal plan including four meals – Friday dinner, Saturday breakfast/lunch, and Sunday breakfast. Cost is $90 per person.
Family/Guest Housing-Meal Plan Registration - Click Here
Family members / guests may register for housing and meals through USM. Each registration includes on-campus dorm housing for Friday and Saturday night and a meal plan including four meals – Friday dinner, Saturday breakfast/lunch, and Sunday breakfast. Cost is as follows:
- Individual - $90
- Family of Two - $180
- Family of Three - $225
- Family of Four - $275
- Families of Five or more – Please register in groups up to four at a time and request suites next to each other in the special instructions box.
Housing / Meal Plan Questions - contact:
Charles Childress - firstname.lastname@example.org
Cheri Koch – email@example.com
The University of Southern Mississippi is pleased to announce the SeaPerch/Southern Miss Scholarship Essay competition. The two top applicants will each be awarded a scholarship in the amount of $3500. Applicants for this scholarship must be rising high school seniors (class of spring 2015). Scholarship applicants must plan to enroll full-time at The University of Southern Mississippi during the fall 2015 semester. The scholarship is valid for the fall 2015 semester only. Applicants must submit an uploaded letter of recommendation from one of the following: school counselor, teacher/principal or professional reference. In addition, applicants should prepare a 500-word essay discussing the following question: How has your participation in the SeaPerch Competition had an influence on your academic and career goals and your plans to attend The University of Southern Mississippi? Completed application and letter of recommendation must be submitted electronically by Tuesday, May 6, 2014.To apply please click this link