National Building Museum

2019 Investigating Where We Live Application

We're so glad you're applying to Investigating Where We Live! We recommend that you read through the questions and type up your answers in a separate document and then copy/paste into the online form.



Section A: Contact Information

Please make sure we have accurate contact and emergency contact information for the teen applicant.

Visit the website for more information on program dates and requirements.

1. Teen Applicant Information
















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Section B: Teen Applicant Questions

You, the applicant must answer the following questions. Due to the number of applications we receive, we cannot conduct interviews. The responses provided here are our primary means of determining who participates in the program. Acceptance into the program IS NOT first come, first served.

Please make sure you answer the questions thoughtfully. A good rule of thumb is 3-7 sentences per question, maybe 10 sentences maximum. If you find a question confusing or need some other help, feel free to email us.

Question - Required - When you are working on a project, which parts do you like the most: (choose no more than two)
Please make between 1 and 2 selections from the choices below.








Section C: Visual Support (optional, but HIGHLY recommended)

We strongly recommend you submit ONE piece of visual support for your application, such as a photograph you have taken, artwork you have made, something you have designed or built, or a poem or story you have written.

  • Email file (jpg., PDF, doc.) to;
  • File must be under 5 MB; do not invite us to view a google doc.
  • Include your name and "IWWL 2019 Visual" in the subject line.

While submitting visual support is optional, it will make your application stronger, especially if you best express yourself in ways other than writing.



Thank you for submitting an application for the 2019 session of Investigating Where We Live. You should receive a confirmation email upon hitting "apply." If you do not see an email, please check you spam or junk file to ensure that we are able to be in email communication with you.

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