December 17th, 2018: Applications are due by 11:59 pm. If there is an issue meeting this deadline please reach out to Madalyn Fox at
December 31st, 2018: Applicants will be notified of their status. 5 students will be selected. There will be 1-2 alternates notified.
January 10th, 2018: Meeting will be held at Louisa County High School at 5:30 p.m. with selected students and parents.
During the preparation period from selection to departure, students and teachers will be given a checklist to follow to be sure they are prepared in time. Monthly updates and reminders will be sent.
Likely nearing the beginning of May, selected students and teacher will travel to Virginia Tech to meet some staff members and acquaint themselves with the lab.
July 3, 2018: Depart from Dulles International Airport to head for Botswana.
July 20, 2018: Departure from Botswana to return to Dulles.