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Canadian Astroparticle Physics Summer School – May 5-11, 2024
Extended Deadline

Event Details

Summer School

Date: February 15, 2024

Time: 12:00am - 11:59pm

CAPSS 2024 Poster: Canadian Astroparticle Physics Summer School: May 5-11. Deadline Extended: Feb 15. An amazing summer school opportunity for undergrads that cover current topics in astroparticle physics. Includes detector training at Queen's & SNOLAB. See

How to Apply:

For consideration, applicants must send their application package to:

This package shall include:

  • Subject line that reads “CAPSS 2024 YOUR_LAST_NAME FIRST_INITIAL”
  • Your most recent academic transcript (unofficial transcripts are permitted), including a list of classes you will complete by CAPSS (if not included in your transcript)
  • letter of interest (1 page maximum) outlining why you would like to participate in CAPSS; this must specify in what year the applicant currently is and whether you will have graduated by the time you attend CAPSS 2024.

These documents should be sent attached to the same email and respect the following naming convention:

– FirstnameLastname_Transcript.pdf
– FirstnameLastname_Letter.pdf

We strongly encourage applicants to submit PDF documents, but will also accept DOCX documents.

Additionally, applicants must arrange for one reference letter (typically from a professor, or a recent high school physics teacher) to be sent to Applicants should ensure that their referee specifies the name of the applicant their letter is for. It is highly recommended that the reference letter writer can speak to the applicant’s experience and work ethic in Physics or physical science courses, as well as any possible research experience. The letter writer should not be a fellow student.

You will receive an email within a week confirming receipt of your application, and we will only contact you regarding your reference letter if it has not been received by the deadline, so please inquire if you do not receive a confirmation.

The application period closes Feb 15th, 2024.

Application packages must be complete and submitted via email to be considered. Late applications will not be accepted. Packages sent by mail will not be accepted. Once submitted, you will not be able to modify your application package.