The Professor Harry Messel International Science School

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Applications Now Open for Year 11 & 12 Students

Apply to
attend ISS2017

Open to Year 11 & 12 students

Get your application in by 24 March

the ISS

140 students from around the world.

Two weeks of amazing science.


Our ISS alumni put together
something special in memory of
Prof Harry Messel.

A life-changing experience

The ISS is unlike anything you've done before

Just ask Xanthe, one of our 2007 alumni

The International Science School — the ISS — is an amazing, all expenses paid two weeks of science at the University of Sydney. Join 140 other top young scientists from years 11 and 12, from around Australia and across the world, for inspiring talks by leading researchers, tours of scientific labs, hands-on experiments and activities, and a packed social program.

  • Applications Open Now!

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    DUE DATE EXTENDED TO 24 MARCH! We're looking for talented year 11 and 12 students with a passion for science, wherever you are across Australia. Get all the info on how to apply, check the selection criteria, and then use our online application form.

  • ISS2017 Indigenous Australian Scholars Program


    Indigenous Australians are under-represented in science and engineering in Australia --- which is why we're looking for talented, enthusiastic Indigenous Australian students to come to Sydney for the ISS.

  • Inspiring Talks By Leading Scientists

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    We're gathering a program of top researchers for the ISS lecture series — check out our inspiring line-up.