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Application Requirements

The application window will open on 1 December 2022, and close on 1 March 2023. Check back for the link to the application on 1 December!

A. Complete the Academy Application Form

The application includes an essay (maximum 500 words) on:
– Your interest in participating in this program.
– What you hope to gain from the experience.
– Why you are interested in engineering.
– Your thoughts and plans for your future career.

Tips: Review the application preview page to prepare. Write your essay in a word processing application and copy/paste it into the application.

B. Upload the required supporting documents listed below

1) High school transcript (required)

Please submit a current transcript that includes your current in-progress coursework and most recent grades from the past semesters (e.g., fall 2021 semester).

Upload transcripts into the submission form or use the link at the bottom of this page.

2) High school profile (required)

The profile may be obtained from your guidance office. If your counselor is unfamiliar with this, review a sample profile.

Upload profile into the submission form or use the link at the bottom of this page

C. Recommendation form – completed by teacher or counselor

The Online Recommendation Form must be completed by March 15th by a math teacher, science teacher or high school counselor. Email a link to the recommendation form to your recommender or provide him/her with a link at the bottom of this page.

D. Financial Assistance form – Optional

The Financial Assistance Form is optional. Submit by March 15 if you have demonstrated financial need and wish to be considered for tuition and/or travel assistanceA parent or guardian will need to complete the Financial Assistance Form and upload income verification such as a W-2 Form, Federal Tax Return or Pay Stub(s). Remember to remove all social security numbers and bank account numbers on the documents.