Pitt | Swanson Engineering

INVESTING NOW recruitment, which focuses on eighth grade students, takes place in the spring of each academic year.  However, older students can apply year round and be admitted to the program if space is available.


Please check back next year 2020 Information Sessions!

Please contact 412-624-0224 for any questions.


    In order to be considered for participation, students must have:

    • An academic GPA of 2.75 or better
    • A math/science GPA of 3.0 or better
    • An interest in a STEM major/career and/or a high proficiency in math and science
    1. Complete an application. Click here 2019 IN Application to view the application (applications will also be available at all Information Sessions). 
      • Paper Application – Submit a completed application along with all required additional information via email, mail, or fax.

      • Completed applications must include:

                   1) Completed application packet
                   2) 250-word essay
                   3) Copy of most recent PSSA scores
                   4) Copy of most recent report card
                   5) Completed teacher recommendation form

    2. Continue to do well in school.
      After you have submitted your completed application packet, it is important that students continue to do well in school for the remainder of the school year.  Students must maintain high achievement status in school or risk being placed on probation or being removed from the program.


    You will be notified by mail in mid-April to inform you if you have been accepted, placed on the wait list or not accepted.  Students who are accepted must contact our office to confirm they accept the membership invitation to participate by the date indicate in the letter.