Colorado State University – Pueblo is pleased to announce a two-week non-residential National Summer Transportation Institute (NSTI) program from June 17 to June 28 for middle school students. Students interested in the program are encouraged to apply immediately. The NSTI program is open to all students in 6th through 8th grades currently attending public and private schools in Colorado.
The objective of the NSTI program is to provide awareness and stimulate interest in secondary school students to take advantage of opportunities that exist in the transportation industry.
Each selected student will receive a full scholarship that covers tuition, daily transportation to and from school (in Pueblo County), stationery, laboratory usage and supplies, field trips, and meals.
Students and Schedule:
A maximum of 24 students will be selected from the NSTI applicants to participate in the 2013 summer program. The program will run daily from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm. There may be an overnight field trip during the program.
Student participants will be introduced to a variety of transportation systems, learn about career opportunities in transportation and the relevant educational and skill requirements, and have the opportunity to meet people who work in various areas of the transportation system in the state of Colorado. In addition, students will participate in various activities including:
(a) Seminars and demonstrations,
(b) Laboratory Projects or hands-on activities,
(c) Field trips, and
(d) Classroom instruction to enhance academic and technology skills.
Students interested in the NSTI program should complete and submit a 2012 NSTI application form provided by Colorado State University-Pueblo. All applications should be received at the NSTI office as soon as possible and no later than Friday, May 24, 2013. The mailing address is provided on the application form.
To contact the NSTI office at Colorado State University-Pueblo, send e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org or call Ms. Loretta Cisneros at (719) 549-2890.