Mission Engineering


Join us for a two-week summer program to experience engineering!

Spend two weeks this July exploring various disciplines offered in engineering, including aerospace, biomedical, civil, computer science, and mechanical engineering. Gain engineering skills by designing, building, and testing team-oriented, hands-on projects. Mission Engineering has been a part of USC Viterbi for 11 years.

The cost of this two-week program is $750. However, all low-income students accepted to this program will receive a FULL SCHOLARSHIP; this will be based on participation in the free or reduced school lunch program.

Program hours are 9:00am to 5:00pm Monday through Friday of each week, Dates TBD. Lunch will be provided each day of the program. Participants will be responsible for own transportation to and from the USC campus daily.

To apply, you will need to complete an online application, submit the School Records Request Form to your school, and give the Teacher Recommendation Form to a math or science teacher.

 All application materials must be received by Date TBD. Complete applications received by Date TBD will be reviewed early, but early submissions will not increase your chances of acceptance.

All students who participate in Mission Engineering must meet the following requirements:

  • Submit a complete application, including recommendation and school records.
  • Currently be enrolled in the 10th or 11th grade
  • Complete Algebra 2 or higher with at least a B by June 2019
  • Have at least a 3.0 GPA in college prep courses

Priority will be given to active MESA and Viterbi STEM School Partners students

Apply here

In addition to the online application. You will need the following 2 forms:

Applications and supporting materials are due by Date TBD.

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