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National Society of Black Engineers Jr.

mainThe National Society of Black Engineers Pre-College Initiative (PCI) Program is designed to stimulate interest in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) fields and to encourage students in grades K–12 to attend college and pursue technical degrees.  PCI  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. The NSBE Jr. membership is $5.00 annually, and students may join individually if no charter exists at their school.

For teachers, the website offers a resource page with links to activities, competitions, college prep lessons, and a tool kit for developing and evaluating a successful mentoring program.

Membership benefits include:800px-US_Navy_090326-N-9268E-003_Ensign_Natalie_Alford_helps_a_student_during_a_science_competition_at_the_National_Society_of_Black_Engineers_conference_in_Las_Vegas

College Admissions Preparation – materials to help for the PSAT, SAT, and ACT, and college application information, such as how to get into college, financial aid information, etc.

Sponsored technical competitions such as: Try-Math-A-Lon, PCI Science Fair, and Engineering Design Competition

Scholarships and Awards for NSBE Jr. members in middle and high school who have excelled academically and expressed an interest in pursuing a career in engineering and related fields. Check the website listing for other scholarships, as well.

NSBE Bridge SubscriptionNSBE’s Pre-College magazine

Conference Discounts – NSBE Jr. Students are encouraged to attend regional conferences and the National Convention, where programs are designed especially for PCI students.

Leadership, Academic, and Technical Development

Opportunity to meet other NSBE Jr. members from around the world

Access to free Microsoft Software

One Response to “National Society of Black Engineers Jr.”

  1. I am an ASEE member and a NSBE member and hope to see collaboration between these two parties in the future! I love eGFI and I know that our PCI program would help your efforts.

    My best,
    Kari L. Brown
    National Secretary
    National Society of Black Engineers

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