• Two-week residential summer experience for talented high school sophomores and juniors who will enter 11th or 12th grade, from groups that have been historically and traditionally underrepresented or underserved in science, engineering, and technological fields, and are interested in pursuing careers in engineering and technological professions. The program is limited to U.S. citizens and permanent residents from underrepresented and underserved backgrounds. In addition, students must have a strong understanding of the English language. The deadline is usually in March. Annually, the number of applicants far exceeds available funding. The PREFACE Application form may be found at http://www.rpi.edu/dept/doso/resources/precollege/docs/2016PREFACEapplication.pdf Completed applications and supporting documents should be sent to: 

    Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
    PREFACE Summer Program 2016
    Dean of Students Office
    110 Eighth Street, Academy Hall 4629
    Troy, New York 12180-3590