The goal of the NSBE Retention Program is to improve the graduation rates of black students in the field of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM). It does so via three key components:
1. Monthly Skills Seminars
2. Chapter Mentorship Programs
3. Chapter Study Halls
At National Convention, $5,000 is awarded to the most effective Chapter with regards to overall implementation, member involvement, and the measure of freshman retention at the Chapter’s Institution. Second prize and third prize will be awarded in the amount of $2,500 and $1,250 respectively. Chapters will be awarded based on the performance on the evaluation documentation. More information regarding the NSBE Retention program can be found by clicking on NSBE Retention Program which will direct you to the NSBE National page [Programs → NSBE Retention Program].
Sign up your Chapter for the 2018-2019 Retention Program Here
An instructional video about the program is found Here