Recruitment, Eligibility and Application Process


The Newton College and Career Academy STEM Institute (NCCASI) recruits rising freshman with a strong interest in engineering or healthcare as a future career choice.  While students may vary in their background and represent the diversity of Newton County’s population, they are similar in their motivation to achieve academically and in their determination to prepare for professional careers and positions of leadership. Students will achieve this through exposure to a unique curriculum combined with project-based/problem-based learning.


Student must be currently enrolled in the 8th grade.

Application Process

The application window for the 2017-2018 STEM Institute has closed. Candidates who applied will be notified of whether they will move forward to the interview process by March 3rd. Notification will be sent via the email address submitted in the application. Interviews will be held on March 11th, March 18th and March 25th.

If you have any questions, please contact Mr. Scott Rains, STEM Project Leader, at or Mrs. Grenetta Turner, Lead Counselor, at