2012 NSBE PCI Conference APPLICATION
(National Society of Black Engineers Pre-College Initiative)
The Pre-College Initiative (PCI) Program is designed to stimulate the interest in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics fields, or STEM. The National Society of Black Engineers PCI program provides activities to help students discover firsthand how engineering and technology relate to the world around them and discover the excitement of academic excellence, leadership, technical development and teamwork. This year’s conference takes place in Pittsburgh, PA from March 28 to April 1, 2012.
Maryland MESA plans to support five high school sophomores and juniors as they attend the conference. Applications should be submitted between November 10 – December 2, 2011 to the Maryland MESA Central office. Applications received late or incomplete will not be reviewed. All applications and questions should be directed to:
The Johns Hopkins University
Applied Physics Laboratory
11100 Johns Hopkins Road
Laurel, MD 20723-6099
Ph 443-778-5382 / Baltimore
Ph 240-228-5382 / Washington
Fax: 443-778-6139 / 240-228-6139
REQUIREMENTS and GUIDELINES
Students must submit the following
Submit Official Transcript demonstrating 3.0 GPA or better (unweighted)
Letter of recommendation from Science OR Math teacher
Letter of recommendation from school principal
Student Essay – explaining why you should be given this opportunity to attend conference
Home Address: _____________________________________________________________________
Email Address: _____________________________________________________________________
City: ___________________________________________ State: ________ Zip: ________________
Home Phone: ______________________________ Cell Phone: __________________________
High School You Currently Attend: ___________________________________________________
**Please place check mark in appropriate box under REQUIREMENTS AND GUIDELINES area indicating you are submitting required information.
Please note: Once applications are reviewed students will be notified via email indicating if they have/have not been selected as one of the five eligible to participate. A $250.00 fee will be required to be paid by the student toward registration, airline and hotel expenses .