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IACME Student Prize

The 2018-2019 IACME Student Prize application is open until Friday, November 16 @ 11:59pm!

Apply for an opportunity to win $500 from one or more members of the Industrial Advisory Council on Minority Education (IACME) Strategic Partners. Each of the IACME Strategic Partners will select two recipients for this award.
List of Strategic Partners is below.


  • Professional, community, and leadership activities
  • Student must be a constituent of the Office of Minority Education
    • Enrolled MIT Undergraduate
    • Underrepresented minority and/or participant in at least 1 OME program
  • Must be in good academic standing (minimum GPA of 4.0/5.0)
    • NOTE: No GPA requirement for first-year students!
  • All years may apply
  • All majors and disciplines may apply (first-year students should indicate their intended major or area of interest)
  • Previous winners are eligible to apply!


How to apply:

Complete the online application below, upload a short essay (do not click red "Upload" button) and resume (optional but highly recommended) by the the above deadline:

NOTE: If you have any issues uploading your documents, please email them directly to


Your essay should answer 2 of the 3 prompts below:
1. State in (2 paragraphs or less) how your experiences (professional, community, or leadership) support the mission of the OME.  
2. Describe in (2 paragraphs or less) your career/professional interests or goals after MIT.
3. 1st Year Students Only: Describe in (2 paragraphs or less) your intended major and why are you selecting this major.

DO NOT click red "UPLOAD" button! Your attachment will upload when you click "Submit" at the bottom of the page!

Please attach your essay. You may upload PDF, DOC, DOCX, RTF or TXT files.
Files must be less than 800 KB.
Allowed file types: txt rtf pdf doc docx.
A resume is optional, but highly recommended. Acceptable formats include DOC, DOCX, PDF, TXT
Files must be less than 12 MB.
Allowed file types: txt rtf pdf doc docx.

By not selecting any companies listed below you will be considered for ALL IACME Strategic Company Prizes.  If you select a specific company(ies) you will only be considered for the IACME Prizes awarded by the selected company(ies).

By checking this box you are giving permission to the Office of Minority Education (OME) to review your academic records to ensure that you meet the stated academic criteria