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Minority Engineering Program

Celebrating 20 Years and Counting!

Peer-supported. Success through collaboration.

Our program offers underrepresented minority engineering students an arena to build community, to collaborate and to take an active role to grow as aspiring engineering professionals.


  • Engage in a summer residential program
  • Participate in workshops for academic success
  • Focus on professional development at bi-weekly workshops
  • Collaborate with upperclass MEP students at study tables
  • Enroll with MEP peers in the same math, chemistry and physics courses
  • Engage in peer-to-peer mentoring
  • Receive individual advising with the MEP director
Building a Community of Success
African-American, Asian American, Hispanic-American or Native American students can find peer support, mentoring, academic guidance and professional networking necessary to thrive in their engineering education and careers.
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About our Minority Engineering Program

  • Overview
  • Success Through Leadership
  • Celebrate!
  • Building Community and Promoting Research and Career Exploration

    Students' Academic Success Through Leadership

    20th Anniversary



    Students in MEP who maintain University scholarship academic standards receive a yearly scholarship. If you would like to support the Minority Engineering Program, please click here.

    Minority Leaders Program

    Additional scholarship, research and internship opportunities may be available through the Minority Leaders Program (MLP). University faculty engage in undergraduate research activities and serve as mentors to students in MLP, and the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) provides internships. 


    Diversity in Engineering Center, Gerica Brown, Director

    Kettering Laboratories
    300 College Park
    Dayton, Ohio 45469 - 0255