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Become a peer mentor to incoming first-generation engineering students. The First Generation Engineering (FGEn) student mentoring program within Texas A&M University's College of Engineering is searching for about 20 additional peer mentors for the 2018-19 academic year. Peer mentors play a critical role in the success of the FGEn program by providing an academic and social support network to help ease the transition from high school to college. 

If selected, you will receive mentor training, develop your leadership skills and have several opportunities to become more involved within the College of Engineering. 


To be eligible for the peer mentorship program, you must:

  • be enrolled as a junior or senior in the College of Engineering,
  • commit to serve as a mentor for the entire 2018-19 academic year (fall and spring),
  • have successfully completed all math, science (physics/chemistry) and first-year engineering courses,
  • have a minimum overall GPA of 2.75,
  • complete the online application here


As peer mentor, you must attend training prior to the start of the academic year (around mid-August) and commit approximately 10 to 12 hours per month to meet with your mentees. The overall time commitment may include the following tasks:

  • Plan a monthly social event with your mentees
  • Submit reports on mentor meetings on Chronus (mentoring management system)
  • Attend scheduled meetings with program staff (usually two times a semester)
  • Attend FGEn events and activities (about three per semester)
  • Cover FGEn program during Aggieland Saturday and New Student Conferences (about one or two events per year)


If selected, you will receive a stipend of $400 at the end of the fall and spring semesters (total of $800) for your participation in the FGEn mentor program. You can also use the FGEn mentoring activities as part of your work study hours, if applicable. 

If you have questions, please contact Dr. Bimal Nepal at 

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