Grand Challenges Scholars Program

Grand Challenges Scholars Program

At North Carolina A&T (GCSP@NCAT)

The Grand Challenges Scholars Program at North Carolina A&T (GCSP@NCAT) is a national program recognized through the National Academy of Engineering (NAE), and facilitated through the College of Engineering (COE). GCSP@NCAT prepares engineering leaders to solve problems in our society through co- and extra-curricular activities that address the fourteen grand challenges identified by NAE. Candidates who complete a portfolio of approved activities within the five competencies described below will receive designation as a Grand Challenges Scholar by NCA&T and NAE.

RESEARCH/CREATIVE WORKS


BUSINESS/ENTREPRENEURSHIP


MULTIDISCIPLINARY ACTIVITIES


MULITCULTURALISM


SOCIAL CONSCIOUSNESS

 

HOW TO APPLY

Students must complete and submit an electronic application that includes a brief essay on how the selected grand challenge aligns with their career goals as an engineer, and a letter of recommendation in support from their designated mentor to the Director. The GCSP Steering Committee will review applications, and the GCSP Director will notify selected students.  GCSP Application