Open House for 2014 October 15th, 2014
The Application Process is a
TWO step process
be sure to do both so your application can be complete and considered.
Online Application access will open October 16th 2014, day after the Open House. Deadline for applications is November 11th 2014. Invitations to Phase Two are made with consideration of grades, report card teacher comments, and the completed emailed Related Experience Form.
Peel board Regional Learning Choices Programs are open to all students. Students who live in Mississauga will be offered spots first. Students who live outside of Peel Region will be offered spots once local student applicants have been accommodated. In some cases, all spots may be offered to students who live in Peel
Step One: apply on line
Step Two: download and email form to PCSS
Click here to download the Related Experience Form.
The form must be emailed to email@example.com or fax 905-278-8936
Before the Application Deadline November 11th, 2014 @ 4pm
(Only One form per applicant.)
Non Peel District School Board Students:
(Students who go to Separate School's and Private Schools)
To complete your application to the SciTech Program Please email your Grade 7 Report Card, your Grade 8 Progress Report and a copy of your IEP if (applicable.) Email to firstname.lastname@example.org or fax 905-278-8936 attention SciTech Applications, please quote your ID number.
Before the deadline of November 11th 2014 you must apply on line and download and send the Related Experience Form to email@example.com.
November 17th to December 1, 2014 Applications will be reviewed, evaluated by the Science and Technology staff to select the 240 most appropriate candidates. The top 240 candidates will be invited by email to a day of testing and evaluation in January. Emails will be sent to applicants who have not been successful at this stage.
January 28th 2014 Phase two: The top 240 candidates will participate in a group simulation and complete an individual assignment. There is no way for candidates to prepare for this day, and they do not need to bring anything with them. Candidates need to show up 15 minutes early for their scheduled time and be prepared to have fun. Your participation time will be emailed to you. At the conclusion of Phase Two, a list of candidates who are appropriate for the SciTech program at PCSS will be determined.
February 2nd 2014: First Round of Offers for acceptances will be emailed. If students apply to multiple Regional Progarms, they may receive more than one offer. If students do not receive an offer on this day, it doesn't mean they will not be provided a spot in the program. They may be accepted into a program during the next round of offers.
Accepted SciTect StudentsTo pay$175.00 Program Fee
Click here to Pay Program Fee
February 2, 2015 Initial offers must be accepted by February 6, 2015. If students do not accept offers in a program by TBA, the spots will be offered to other students on TBA, Once students make program decisions, they cannot change their minds and accept spots in different regional programs.
February 9, 2015 Second round offers will be sent, deadline for second round offers is February 9th 2015.
February 28, 2015 Process ends. No more offers will be made - there is no waitlist.
When you confirm acceptance into SciTech at PCSS, you will be asked to pay your program fees.
Directions will be provided. Students will only be offically admitted into the program once the $175.00 program fee is received. Fees will be paid online using third-party service provider. If you don't have a credit card or bank card, fees can be paid in-person at the school with cash or cheque made payable to Port Credit Secondary School.
At Port Credit, a student is eligible to enroll in both the SciTech and Strings Regional Programs (if they are accepted at both). Please confirm acceptance to the SciTech Program and contact the school to confirm the acceptance to the Strings Program.
Please note: all Regional Programs will use the same date as the final date to accept placement