Multicultural Students

for students of color

Connections

Established in 1993, Connections (Formally EMSEP) is a comprehensive network of support services for students of color while enrolled at WPI. The program empowers students by helping them establish a solid academic and personal development foundation to increase their potential for college success. Connections helps students make a smooth transition from high school to college. It promotes academic excellence, leadership, and community service. More...

Unity Scholarship

Established to recognize the academic achievements and leadership skills of African-American, Latino-American and American Indian students, this competitive merit scholarship will be awarded by the Admissions Committee based upon the applicant's academic performance in high school, standardized test scores or Flex Path submission, leadership, extracurricular involvement and community service. These academic merit scholarships vary in amounts, but typically range between $10,000 and $25,000, and are renewable for four years. More...

Student activities for underrepresented students of color

Currently, there are four student-run organizations specifically for underrepresented students of color: the Black Student Union, National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE), the Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers (SHPE), and the Hispanic and Caribbean Student Association (HCSA). We have over 180 student-run clubs and organizations with something for almost any interest you may have. Complete list of Clubs & Organizations

Programs for middle and high school students

WPI has several programs designed to encourage young African-American, Latino and American Indian students to explore areas of engineering and science. These include several programs for middle and high school students, including summer camps and the annual National Engineers Week Celebration. More...

More information...

If you have any questions, contact Donelle Durham, Coordinator of Multicultural Recruitment, via email or at 508-831-5286.