Cabrillo College Engineering Abroad Program 2020-21
Selection of participants: Approximately ten (10) students and two (2) alternates will be selected as participants in the 2019-20 abroad program. Alternates are our bridge from one year to the next. Alternates will automatically be a delegate during the 2021-22 Abroad Program. Minimum Eligibility Requirements for Applicants: Applicant must be registered as an engineering major at Cabrillo College; Applicants must be a full-time student during the Fall 2020 and Spring 2021 semesters advancing in your required transfer coursework; Applicants must have completed ENGR 5 and possibly ENGR 25 (if it is required for your major) by the end of the Fall 2019 semester; Applicants must have completed at least 30 units of lower division engineering major core courses (math, physics, chemistry, computer science, and engineering) by the end of the Fall 2019 semester; Applicants must have a minimum GPA of 2.5 in overall as well as in the major core courses; Applicants must be 18 years of age or older; .Applicants must be a U.S. Citizen or permanent U.S. resident with a valid passport or permanent U.S. resident or an international student with an embassy/consulate/interest section of your country in the abroad country....contact Anna Zagorska with any questions, firstname.lastname@example.org Other Selection Criteria (but not limited to): Service to Cabrillo student organizations or non-Cabrillo community organizations; Past and current leader positions held; Communication and interpersonal skills; Language skills; Engineering experience either through work or extra-curricular activities; Interest in sustainability; Interest in engineering as a helping profession; Interest in learning about engineering being a global profession
I have read the "2020-21 Engineering Abroad Program Application Process" on the Engineering Abroad web site and I understand all the requirements of the application process and the abroad program.
Did you attend the Abroad Program presentations on April 17, 2020 or watch the video recording posted on the Announcements on the Engr Student Canvas page?
I understand that I will be required to take ENGR 98A during the Fall 2020 semester on Fridays,10:30am-12:30pm; take ENGR 98B during the abroad experience in January 2021; and attend the mandatory Spring 2021 culmination meetings. (day/times...to be determined)
8 digit student ID
Cell Phone Number
Date of Birth
Ethnicity(ies) you associate with
Language(s) you speak
Are you a US Citizen, permanent US resident, international student, or other?
Permanent US resident
If not a US citizen, do you have valid documentation that will allow you to travel to Central America and, most importantly, allow you to return to the US in 2021?
Courses: Please check off courses completed, in-progress, and planned. (If you took the courses at another college, please check off the equivalent courses. For instances, if you took Calculus1 at another school, check off the equivalent, Math 5A.)
Not Needed for My Major
Have you applied for financial aid for 2020-21?
Do you receive financial aid? (Check with the Cabrillo Financial Aid Office to ensure that your answer is accurate.)
Do you receive the Pell Grant? (Check with the Cabrillo Financial Aid Office to ensure that your answer is accurate.)
What is your overall GPA?
What is your Math/Phy/Chem/Engr/CS GPA?
What was your first semester majoring in engineering at Cabrillo College?
What is your planned last semester at Cabrillo before transferring to a university?
Which university do you plan on transferring to?
Which high school did you attend (if in Santa Cruz County)?
If you recently (within 5 years) attended a college/university before Cabrillo College, which college/university did you attend?
If you worked during the 2019-20 school year, how many hours did you work?
Where did you work? And, briefly, what is your job?
Do you understand that your disciplinary records and law enforcement records will be reviewed by the selection committee?
The estimated cost of the Abroad Experience is $5,000 per person and we have limited funds. Please check all that apply
I will raise funds during the summer by working, asking friends/family/employer, and fund raise.
I will have $5,000 by August 1, 2020 for the Abroad Program
I will have $4,000 by August 1, 2020 for the Abroad Program
I will have $3,000 by August 1, 2020 for the Abroad Program
I will have $2,000 by August 1, 2020 for the Abroad Program
I will have $1,000 by August 1, 2020 for the Abroad Program
I will fund raise with the abroad group for the group's cost.
What are your career goals?
Describe your travel experiences, within the US and abroad,including camping and backpacking.
Discuss your exposure to and interest in sustainability projects.
Please discuss your leadership, volunteer, and service to past and current Cabrillo College student organizations and non-Cabrillo community organizations.
Describe a situation where you helped someone or a groupand what you gained from the experience
Why are you interested in participating in the Engineering Abroad Program to Central America?
What skills can offer the team on the abroad trip?
What are your skills that can facilitate the dissemination of the collective experience, e.g., website design, video editing, photography, etc
Is there any other information you would like the selection committee to know about you?
Please upload an unofficial copy of your Cabrillo transcript. (copy from WebAdvisor is fine.)
Engr Abroad Program Application
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