Program Schedule

Event Tentative Dates
Yearly announcement and circulation of Mayo Mentors and project within each Mayo lab. January 22, 2018
Completed 2018 SPARK Research Scholar Application is due. (See checklist) February 23, 2018
Proposals are scored and finalists are invited to interview. March 5, 2018
Candidates interview with Mayo faculty mentor. March 8-16, 2018
Students will be notified of SPARK application status. March 19, 2018
All pre-internship required documents must be submitted. April 6, 2018
Orientation and safety training modules on Mayo Clinic campus (required). June 4, 2018
SPARK Student Research Presentations Event (required). August 1, 2018
SPARK Mini Science Fair at Mayo Clinic (required). December 3, 2018
DCPS Secondary Science Fair for Duval County students Annually in January
Northeast Florida Regional Science and Engineering Fair or for St. Johns County students Annually in February
St. Johns County Science Fair Annually in February
Florida State Science and Engineering Fair Annually in March
International Science and Engineering Fair Annually in May