The 2018 C-Tech² application has four components.

1. Applicant Information Form

  • Personal information
  • High school information
  • Leadership, academic achievements, and extracurricular activities
  • Essays (not to exceed 2,000 characters--about 300 words)
    1. Why do you want to be an engineer?
    2. Describe a time when you worked in a team to solve a problem in class or an extracurricular activity.
    3. Why should you be selected for this program?

2. Parent Information Form

  • Personal information
  • Financial statement
  • Parent/legal guardian consent

3. Recommendations Form

  • The Recommendation Information is to be completed by one reference who MUST be math, science, or technology teachers.

4. Mail Official Transcript

Please send:

  • Copy of your official high school transcript.
  • Only records from ninth grade to present, if possible
  • A list of courses currently being taken.

Mail To:

C-Tech²
Center for the Enhancement of Engineering Diversity
490 Old Turner Street
215 Hancock Hall (0275)
Virginia Tech
Blacksburg, VA 24061

The application process is now open. The deadline is March 26, 2018. Sample forms can be found below.

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Applicant Information.pdf
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Parent Information.pdf
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Recommendation.pdf