Cultivating the next generation

Empowering Young Minds in STEM

Why join?

NSBE Jr. is where young minds ignite their passion for STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) and embark on a journey of discovery, innovation, and limitless possibilities. As a member of NSBE Jr., you'll join a vibrant community dedicated to empowering the next generation of Black Engineers and scientists.
STEM Exploration

STEM Exploration

Dive into the exciting world of STEM through hands-on activities, competitions, experiments, and projects that spark curiosity and creativity. NSBE Jr. provides a supportive environment where young learners can explore their interests and uncover their potential in STEM fields.

Networking Opportunities

Networking Opportunities

Connect with like-minded peers who share your passion for STEM and ambition to succeed. NSBE Jr. provides a platform for you to build friendships, collaborate on projects, and expand your network of future innovators and leaders.



Receive guidance and support from experienced mentors who are passionate about nurturing young talent. Whether you're dreaming of becoming an engineer, scientist, or technology innovator, NSBE Jr. mentors are here to inspire and guide you every step of the way.

Leadership Development

Leadership Development

Develop valuable leadership skills as you take on roles within your NSBE Jr. chapter. From organizing events to leading STEM workshops, NSBE Jr. empowers you to become a confident leader and make a positive impact in your school and community.

And there's more

Member Benefits

Being a NSBE member grants you several other privileges.

    Access to STEM workshops, competitions, camps, and hands-on activities

    Scholarships, competitions, and recognition for academic achievement

    Mentorship from industry professionals and STEM experts

    Leadership development opportunities within NSBE Jr. chapters

    Networking events and connections with peers and professionals

    Discount registrations for events including the Annual Convention and Regional Conferences. Our events offer innovative programming to designed to expose youth to science, technology, engineering and math (STEM).

    Exclusive access to STEM resources and educational materials

Black Excellence Engineered

We envision a world in which engineering is a mainstream word in homes and communities of color, and all Black students can envision themselves as engineers. In this world, Blacks exceed parity in entering engineering fields, earning degrees, and succeeding professionally.
The NSBE membership year spans August 1 – July 31.

The membership fee is $5 annually. There may be additional chapter and regional dues you have to pay to be considered a fully active member.
If you choose not to be affiliated with a chapter in your local area, you will be considered a member “At-Large," classified by your geographical region. Members At-Large receive the same national benefits as those who belong to a chapter.

If you have any questions, please contact NSBE's Membership and Registration team at