Along with academic excellence in the classroom and community service, applicant must demonstrate and exhibit excellence in the areas of Mathematical Sciences and/or Computer Sciences.
Excellence in Mathematical Sciences is demonstrating excellence in innovative problem solving, utilization of technology to enhance problem solving, and application of creative, logical, and analytical thinking in mathematical sciences. Excellence should be demonstrated by contributing to mathematical knowledge through individual or group research; by fostering interest in advanced mathematics; by tutoring in mathematics, or by using computer science to benefit the community. Applicant must have participated in peer tutoring, academic competition and mathematics club membership along with mathematical course work. Applicant must have demonstration of outstanding performance in any/all of the following areas: 1) Advanced placement mathematics classes such as trigonometry, pre-calculus, or calculus; 2) Classes where mathematics are applied, such as engineering, computerized business courses, or drafting (CAD). Applicants must also exhibit leadership in advancing the awareness of Mathematical Sciences as demonstrated with awards and accolades highlighting achievement in the subject matter within the school and the community.
Excellence in Computer Sciences is demonstrating excellence in areas of computer science including computer engineering, computer information systems, software engineering, database management, computer networking, computer programming and information technology management. Applicants must also exhibit leadership in advancing the awareness of Computer Sciences as demonstrated with awards and accolades highlighting achievement in the subject matter within the school and the community.
*Please note: If you have vast experience in the area of robotics and engineering you should apply in mathematical sciences because of the engineering aspect.