Transfer Academy for Tomorrow’s Engineers

The Transfer Academy for Tomorrow’s Engineers (TATE) is a collaborative partnership between UTSA and Alamo Colleges designed to increase the academic success of individuals who might not otherwise have access to postsecondary training in science or engineering.

Under the direction of the UTSA Institute for P-20 Initiatives, the TATE program will provide a cohort of 25 eligible students access to a clearly defined pathway bridging their academic work at Alamo Colleges and at UTSA.

Program Goals

  1. Form a collaborative partnership between UTSA College of Engineering and Alamo Colleges to increase the number of first-generation students who pursue an engineering major.
  2. Address Rigor, Relevance, and Relationships as they pertain to engineering education at UTSA.
  3. Recruit, educate, and graduate more first-generation engineering majors.

Accepted students will participate in an intense summer program with will: 

  1. Focus on research & Technical writting skills
  2. Allow you to learn about green energy and sustainability
  3. Furnish you will skills to write a final research paper and final presentation.

Students will also receive networking opportunities and a $1000 dollar scholarship after successful completion of the summer camp. 

Students will also have and opportunity to compete for a 4-week paid hands-on research internship sponsored by U-GREAT/USDA at a UTSA Lab on campus. 

Eligibility Requirements

  • Must be admissible & enroll full-time at UTSA
  • Must major in Engineering
  • Must have 2.9 cumulative GPA
  • Must have successfully completed Physics I (2425)
  • Mandatory attendance & completion of summer program