The 2017 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?

The application process is closed, deadline was March 27, 2017.

2. Parent Information Form

  • Personal information
  • Financial statement
  • Parent/legal guardian consent
* parent_app_0.pdf
Sample Parent Application

3. Recommendations Form

  • The Recommendation Information is to be completed by one reference who MUST be math, science, or technology teachers.
* Sample c-tech2-recommendation.pdf
Sample CTech2 Recommendation

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:

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