Grand Challenges Scholars Program
The Grand Challenges Scholars Program (GCSP) prepares students at Colorado School of Mines to be world-changers and offers opportunities to tackle big problems with even bigger impact. Sponsored by the National Academy of Engineering, the GCSP includes unique experiences unified by challenges faced by our world today – supplying clean drinking water, reverse engineering the brain, and making solar energy economical, to name a few.
As a Scholar, you will have the chance to combine coursework, extracurricular activities, and internship and volunteer experiences to prepare you to address the Engineering Grand Challenges. You will gain skills in interdisciplinary projects, working across diverse cultures, applying your engineering prowess in the service of others, entrepreneurship, and critically=-assessing problem definitions and solutions.
The Grand Challenges Scholars Program (GCSP) is accepting Spring 2021 applications! Find the application and more information here. The deadline is Monday, February 15th.
GCSP@Mines is pleased to announce the acceptance of 16 new scholars. Welcome to our newest cohort of amazing students who are striving to help make our world more sustainable, secure, healthy, and joyful!
Join us for an information session for the Grand Challenges Scholars Program on Tuesday evening, 9/22 at 7pm at this link: https://mines.zoom.us/j/94902709789 Email firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions. Hope to see you then!
Please join us on Thursday, April 30 (Dead Day), 12:30-2pm for a Virtual BBQ in place of our traditional end-of-year celebration! We will gather on Zoom (email the GCSP Director for Zoom connection info) to build our community and celebrate our five graduating...