How to Apply
- Review eligibility criteria for membership in MESA. If you:
Do not have a previous bachelor’s degree.
Are enrolled in, or have previously completed MATH 98 (Elementary Algebra).
Plan to ultimately complete a four-year degree in a STEM field.
Part of a historically underrepresented group, a first-generation college student, and/or at an economic disadvantage. Underrepresented groups include African American, Latino, Native American/Alaska Native, Pacific Islander, and female identified persons.
You can apply if you are a US citizen, a permanent resident, DACAmented, or a DREAMer. Running Start and high school completion students are welcome to apply.
- Review the student contract (PDF) to ensure you can commit the necessary time and effort needed to be successful in MESA.
- Download the MESA Community College Program (MCCP) Application and fill in all required information electronically. Submit the application via email to MESA@wvc.edu. Note: handwritten applications will not be accepted. If you have any questions about how to fill out the application don't hesitate to contact us.
- Once the application is emailed you will receive a message from the MESA Program Director or Retention Coordinator within two weeks to schedule an appointment for an intake interview.