The NACME Pre-Engineering Scholarship Program recognizes the nation’s highest achieving African American, American Indian, and Latino high school seniors who have demonstrated academic excellence, leadership skills, and a commitment to science and engineering as a career goal. Each NACME Pre-Engineering Scholarship winner receives a $2,500 award to be used toward the cost of attendance at a university.
Applicants must be:
African American, American Indian, or Latino high school graduating seniors;
U.S. citizens or permanent residents;
Participants in an Academy of Engineering (a National Academy Foundation national network of career-themed academies) or a pre-college or high school program focused on math, science, and engineering;
Outstanding academic achievers earning a minimum cumulative 3.0 GPA or “B” average;
Have a preferred combined SAT score of 1650 for critical reading, writing, and math, and a preferred math score of 550; or preferred composite ACT score of 24 and a preferred score from the math section of 24; and
Admitted into an engineering program as a full-time student. Priority will be given to applicants who have been admitted to a NACME Partner Institution.