MESA

Internships,Fellowships and Scholarships

 

Click on the links below to access the resources available to you.

Internship/Research 

   Scholarships  

 

Here is a great video from Code2040, an internship program for software coders.  The video is a great way to show entering students what sorts of things they might do as a computer science major. 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jXzNQi_cvX4

Click on this link to view a  REU Booklet:

SUMMER RESEARCH AND ENRICHMENT PROGRAMS FOR UNDERGRADUATES IN STEM MAJORS

Have you applied for our NVC Scholarship:

http://www.napavalley.edu/StudentServices/FinancialAid/Scholarships/Pages/default.aspx ?

Scholarships for AB540 students: 

e4fc.org/images/E4FC_Scholarships.pdf

NVC partner in the following fellowship:

 

The EISENHOWER COMMUNITY COLLEGE TRANSPORTATION FELLOWSHIP PROGRAM provides funding for the pursuit of an Associates Degree or specialized training in transportation related fields.  The program objectives are to attract the nation's brightest minds to the field of transportation; to enhance the careers of transportation professionals by encouraging them to seek advanced degrees; and to retain top talent in the transportation industry of the United States.  The Dwight David Eisenhower Transportation Fellowship Program encompasses all modes of transportation.

MESA Students enrolled in an Engineering Work Experience 190 each semester.  This class is a 1 unit seminar which explores and evaluates transportation related topics.  Engineering/Physics Instructor, Antonio Castro is assisting students in acquiring discipline awareness as well as focus on the requirements stipulated through the Dwight David Eisenhower Fellowship awarded to the MESA program.

In this class, recipients prepared a research paper on a topic directly related to a relevant transportation problem or issue, with the approval of Antonio Castro, Faculty Advisor.  Students attended Transportation Research Board (TRB) held during the month of January in Washington, DC; they presented their research project.  In addition, all six students submitted a required 300 word abstract of their research for review to the TRB.

This is a paid fellowship; engineering students can apply to this fellowship in early spring and it's a year long fellowship.  Please see MESA staff for further questions.

 

Announcement of

The EISENHOWER COMMUNITY COLLEGE TRANSPORTATION FELLOWSHIP PROGRAM 2014

 

OBJECTIVES OF THE PROGRAM

MESA Students enrolled in an Engineering Work Experience 199 during both fall and spring semester.  This class is a 1 unit seminar which explores and evaluates transportation related topics.  Engineering Instructor, Antonio Castro is assisting students in acquiring discipline awareness as well as focus on the requirements stipulated through the Dwight David Eisenhower Fellowship awarded to the MESA program.

In this class, recipients prepared a research paper on a topic directly related to a relevant transportation problem or issue, with the approval of Antonio Castro, Faculty Advisor.  Students attended Transportation Research Board (TRB) held January 2015 in Washington, DC where you present your research project (mandatory).  In addition, all four students submitted a required 300 word abstract of their research (or proposed research) for review at TRB. A paid stipend will be given in the amount of $5,000 throughout the academic year.

 

The EISENHOWER COMMUNITY COLLEGE TRANSPORTATION FELLOWSHIP PROGRAM provides funding for the pursuit of an Associate’s Degree or specialized training in transportation related fields.  The program objective is to attract qualified students to the fields of transportation education and research, and advance transportation workforce development.  The Dwight David Eisenhower Transportation Fellowship Program encompasses all modes of transportation.  The program is intended to help upgrade the scope of knowledge of the entire transportation community in the United States and encompasses all modes of transportation.

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS

All applicants must: be enrolled in an accredited United States institution of higher education, must be pursuing a degree in a full-time program, must be in a transportation-related discipline, must conduct ongoing research in one or more transportation-related disciplines, and should be planning to enter the transportation profession after completing their education.

Non United States citizens must attach a copy of their I-20 ID or I-551 issued by the

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.

·         Engineering Major

·         Ed Plan has been completed by a Counselor

 

CRITERIA FOR EVALUATION

The Eisenhower Fellowships will be awarded on the basis of merit. Merit includes:

  • Class standing, GPA, and official College Transcripts.
  • Transportation work experience, if any, including employer's endorsement
  • Letters of Recommendation regarding the applicant's qualifications. (minimum 4), and
  • Proposed plan of study.
  • Application Due Date:   on or before March 13, 2014
  • Turn in to Rene Rubio, MESA Center (1800) building: (707) 256-7281 or rrubio@napavalley.edu

Applications are available in the MESA Center.