2014 National Summer Transportation Institute - Chicago
State of Illinois
Illinois Department of Transportation
UIC CHANCE PROGRAM
1200 West Harrison Street, 2080 SSB
Chicago, IL 60607
(312)355-5025 • [email protected]
2014 National Summer
June 30th - August 1
NSTI PROGRAM OVERVIEW
THIS FIVE-WEEK COMPREHENSIVE
• English and Math Courses taught
by UIC Faculty
• Success Skills Workshops
• Professional Mentors
• A One-Week Stay on Campus
• Educational Enrichment Trips
• No Cost! NSTI is a Free Program!
A World of Opportunity...
Apply today for the
CHANCE OF A LIFETIME!
Printed by authority of the State of Illinois, 0709-14, 04/14, 100
NSTI is open to current freshmen and
sophomore high school students.
2014 National Summer
The University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC)
CHANCE Program, will host a five-week
summer institute in partnership with the Illinois
Department of Transportation (IDOT), UIC
College of Engineering, Project SYNCERE, and
the Southern Illinois University-Carbondale
ACE Camp. In an effort to introduce high
school students to the transportation industry, and expose them to 21st century careers,
this program promotes academic excellence
and prepares future leaders for their rightful
place in society.
• Have an interest in learning more about
the transportation industry
• Have a 2.5 cumulative GPA on a 4.0 scale
• Submit a letter of recommendation from
a teacher, counselor, or activity leader
• Submit a copy of current transcript
• Be able to work independently and
• Complete a personal interest statement
Students must submit a complete
application, including all supplemental
materials, by Friday, May 2, 2014.
June 30, 2014 - August 1, 2014
Monday through Friday*
*Fridays are reserved for premier educational
The purpose of the National Transportation
Institute (NSTI) is to promote awareness of
Science, Technology, Engineering and Math
(STEM) educational and career opportunities
among disadvantaged and at-risk middle and
high school students around the country.
Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) is the
funding and governing agency for the NSTI.
The University of Illinois - CHANCE Program
was formed in 2004 to assist the campus with
recruitment, retention, and graduation rates
of underrepresented students. The CHANCE
Program (TCP) is committed to providing
academic, personal, and professional assistance to students with demonstrated academic
and personal needs.
Saturday, June 28, 2014
9:00am - 11:30am
Apply today at
Friday, August 1, 2014
11:00am - 2:00pm