A handbook to help you on your journey through the MESA year.
Memorandum of Understanding
Description of Program including:
- Mission and Approach
- Program, School, and Teacher Responsibilities
- Fee Structure and Invoice
Student Information Form
Official Enrollment Form for Students. Must be complete, legible, and signed by student and parent to participate at MESA Day.
Includes a Family Agreement.
High School Activities
PDF containing activities for use during high school MESA meetingsHigh School Activities
Middle School Activities
PDF containing activities for use during middle school MESA meetingsMiddle School Activities
PDF containing both the middle and high school activitiesAll 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 21st Century Learning and Innovation Skills
- Creativity and Innovation
- Critical Thinking and Problem Solving
Please see the nomination form for more details.Student of the Year Nomination Form
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.2019 MESA Tuition Award and Senior Survey Packet Senior Survey On-line Form
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