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Pre-College Programs

The Office of Engineering Diversity Programs offers an array of pre-college engineering-focused enrichment programs for high school students.

Engineers Day 2018 West Tennessee Initiative (WTI) 
Engineers Day, WTI, is an overnight program for current high school juniors and seniors who are interested in pursuing engineering.



Engineering VOLunteers for Ninth Graders (eVOL9)
This program has been discontinued for the summer of 2018. We encourage you to apply back next year for our Engineering VOLunteers for Tenth Graders (eVOL10) program for rising tenth graders.



Engineering VOLunteers for Tenth Graders (eVOL10)
Established in 2013, the eVOL10 program selects rising tenth grade students who demonstrate an interest in engineering and provides an introduction to applied sciences.



High School Introduction to Engineering Systems for Eleventh Graders (HITES11)
This program has been discontinued for the summer of 2018. We encourage you to explore the many other programs offered through the Tickle College of Engineering and the Center for Ultra-Wide Area Resilient Electric Energy Transmission Networks (CURENT) for high school students: Materials Camp, Governor’s Schools for the Sciences and Engineering, or Young Scholars Programs.



High School Introduction to Engineering Systems for Twelfth Graders (HITES12)
Established in 2001, the HITES12 program identifies and selects rising twelfth grade students who demonstrate an interest in engineering and offers them the opportunity to explore UT.


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