Summer Scholar Application Requirements

The VMEC Summer Scholar Program offers sophomores, juniors and seniors attending a university in Virginia the opportunity for hands on research and development in microelectronics in either an academic or industrial environment. You are also eligible to apply if you are a student at a community college in Virginia and have been accepted to one of the participating 4-year engineering schools.

Internship opportunities will be available at BAE Sytems, Elbit Systems of America, George Mason University, Micron Technology, Norfolk State University, Old Dominion University, University of Virginia, Virginia Commonwealth University, Virginia Tech, Virginia State University and William & Mary.

You will need the following items:

  • Completed VMEC application form
  • Current Resume
  • Academic Transcript (official or unofficial)
  • One page essay

Combine the completed VMEC Application Form, Resume, Transcript and Essay into one PDF or Word file and email to

*** The Letter of Recommendation is no longer required! ****



  • Combine all files (excluding recommendation) into a single PDF or Word file
  • Recommendation must come directly from the person writing the letter
  • Send completed application to