Experiential Learning for Veterans in Assistive Technology and Engineering (ELeVATE)

Title 
Experiential Learning for Veterans in Assistive Technology and Engineering (ELeVATE)
Institution 
University of Pittsburgh
Institution Type 
undergraduate and graduate university
City 
Pittsburgh
State 
PA
Field 
Assistive Technology, Engineering, Technology, Bioengineering
Start Date 
May 27, 2014
End Date 
August 3, 2014
Stipend 
$4000
Hrs / Week 
40
Deadline 
March 15, 2014
Description 
ELeVATE is a program designed to re-integrate veterans to college through a three-phased program. Participants will complete a ten-week paid research experience and apply for classes and a formal program at the University of Pittsburgh or an institution of their choice. Participants will then prepare to graduate from the program.
Qualifications 
Applicants must have some experience in the military. If you are currently active duty, provisions may be made for you to be able to participate. No particular background is required. Some examples of past participants' academic backgrounds AND interests include: all domains of engineering, computer science, rehabilitation science, other health sciences, exercise physiology, psychology, and biology.
Contact 
Maria Milleville
URL 
http://www.qolt.pitt.edu/veterans/ELeVATE.php
Email 
millvill@pitt.edu
Number of Participants 
6-10
Housing Provided 
yes
Subsistence Provided 
yes