About this NSF program

This program titled “Increasing Enrollment and Retention in the College of Engineering Using a Multi-Disciplinary Motorsports Theme” has been supported with a grant from the National Science Foundation

NSF Research Grant #0856716

Mission: Our goal is to recruit High School students into engineering and retain Freshmen Engineering students using a Motorsports Theme


Recruitment: This will be done through recruitment visits to high schools and with an annual three session motorsports summer camp.


Retention: This will occur through a combination of mentoring, special seminars, and through enhgnaced ‘hands-on’ freshman labs.