Anand Khare (Class 12 – I) has been admitted into the 52nd Summer Science Program (SSP), 2010, US. Anand was one of the 35 successful students from around the world. The SSP admissions place a lot of emphasis on the scientific temperament, leadership achievements and overall academic performance of the applicants. In addition to getting the admission, Anand has also received the full scholarship to attend this 6 weeks long prestigious program.

The SSP program, one of the oldest and most widely acknowledged and respected summer programs in the world, is organized by the joint ownership of the three highly advanced academic and research institutions, The Massachusetts Institute of Technology, US, The California Institute of Technology, US and The Harvard/Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics, US.

The Summer Science Program (SSP) is a residential enrichment program in which the gifted high school students from across the world complete a challenging, hands-on research project in celestial mechanics in addition to honing their leadership skills. The acceptance rate in this prestigious program is very tough. This year, only 6% of the applicants were granted admission in this highly competitive and prestigious academic-cum-leadership program.

In addition to the SSP program, Anand has also been admitted to the Educational Program for Gifted Youth (EPGY) 2010, Stanford University.

Anand Khare at NASA Research Center