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Xerox Technical Minority Scholarship

xeroxThe Xerox Technical Minority Scholarship Program was developed to demonstrate Xerox’s strong commitment to providing financial support and meaningful experiences for minorities. Scholarships are available to minorities enrolled in a technical degree program at the bachelor level or above.

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Engineering Scholars Program (ESP) at Michigan Technological University

EIESpecifically targeting students from populations underrepresented in engineering and science fields (minority or economically disadvantaged students), the Explorations in Engineering Workshop allows high school freshmen, sophomores, and juniors the opportunity to investigate college options and careers in these fields. Practicing minority engineers from industry and the government, educators, and university faculty lead informational sessions and discussions. Each session includes sessions in ten engineering fields, a laboratory experience, a team engineering project, and time to interact formally and informally with role models and talented peers.

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NSBE Scholarships and Programs

nsbe_logo-newThe National Society of Black Engineers has more than 15 scholarship opportunities.

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AISES Scholarship

american-indian-logoThe American Indian Science and Engineering Society offers opportunities to members to apply for merit-based various scholarships and internship programs.

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MITE at Missouri University of Science and Technology

MITEIf you are a rising junior or senior in an under-represented minority group who is interested in a career in engineering, mathematics, science or technology, this one-week program is designed for you.

Deciding on an engineering career can be difficult, especially if you’re not sure exactly what being an engineer involves. Whether building blast-resistant buildings, producing clean energy, designing components for automobiles, or a wide variety of other engineering jobs, this program was developed to give high school juniors and seniors first-hand knowledge of what engineers actually do. Minority Introduction to Technology and Engineering (MITE) will help you understand how mathematics and the sciences relate to engineering, and if engineering is a career choice for you.

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Feature: Goal-oriented

Robo-soccer coach, teacher and fundraiser, this Spelman College computer science professor aims high. Can he inspire a black, female Bill Gates? By David Zax

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Feature: Flight to Achievement

With cash incentives and coaching, a Texas-based initiative dramatically improves minorities’ success in science and math.
By Margaret Loftus

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