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MESA Engineering Program (MEP)

The MEP supports educationally disadvantaged students to attain four-year degrees in engineering or computer science. The MEP's rigorous academics, leadership preparation, and collaborative problem-solving training produce highly skilled graduates who meet industry's workforce needs. The MEP establishes a peer community for its students, most of whom are first in their family to go to college, based on mutual academic support and high standards, encouragement and motivation. Establishment of this strong academic peer community sets MEP apart from most other programs.

Given state budget cutbacks, MESA has been unable to completely fund the MEP. However, MESA continues to seek additional resources for this important program and is hopeful that state funding will be restored to the MEP in the future. Meanwhile, MEP centers receive the majority of funds from their host institutions and receive additional support from local industry partners. MESA provides partial funding and internship/scholarship opportunities.

Main components of the MEP include:

MESA Engineering Programs are located throughout California.

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