Administrative Documents

MESA Handbook

A handbook to help you on your journey through the MESA year.

MESA Handbook

Program Enrollment Form

Description of Program including:

  • Mission and Approach
  • Program, School, and Teacher Responsibilities
  • Fee Structure
  • Enrollment Form and Invoice

22-23 Enrollment Form


Student Information Form

Official Enrollment Form for Students. Must be complete, legible, and signed by student and parent to participate at MESA Day. Includes information about the program for parents.




Student Information Form On-Line Version


High School Activities

PDF containing activities for use during high school MESA meetings

High School Activities

Middle School Activities

PDF containing activities for use during middle school MESA meetings

Middle School Activities

All Activities

PDF containing both the middle and high school activities

All Activities

Engineering Design Notebook

A downloadable version of the Engineering Design Notebook that can be printed for your teams to use.

Engineering Design Notebook

Engineering Design Notebook - version 2

Another version of the Engineering Design Notebook based on what California MESA uses in their program.

Engineering Design Notebook V2

Standards found in MESA Design Challenges

Here are the AZ Math, Science, ELA, and Computer Science Standards that can be found in the design challenges.  It is an Excel sheet broken down by problem.

Standards in MESA spreadsheet

Student of the Year

At MESA Day, we recognize a student from each school with a MESA Student of the Year Certificate and a gift. Students should embody the following Invention Education Inventor Traits and Dispositions

  1. Empathy
  2. Creativity
  3. Curiosity
  4. Resilience
  5. Calculated Risk-Taking
  6. Passion
  7. Resourcefulness
  8. Tolerance for Ambiguity and Complexity

Student of the Year Nomination Form available in the Spring

MESA Tuition Awards and Senior Survey

MESA is fortunate to have several need-based Tuition Awards for incoming Freshman who are attending The University of Arizona. All MESA seniors who submit a Student Information Form and are admitted to the UA are eligible. Information from the Senior Survey and their Admissions applications are used to select students. See the application document for more information.


Senior Survey On-line Form

Morgan Scholarship

The Marsha Morgan Scholarship is a relatively new scholarship opportunity generously funded by the Morgan Family Foundation.

This award is open to graduating high school seniors planning to enroll at The University of Arizona who participated in select programs including MESA. Visit the page linked below for more information including an application.

Marsha Morgan Page