NFB EQ (the National Federation of the Blind Engineering Quotient program) is a week-long summer engineering program for blind and low-vision teens from around the United States. NFB EQ is jam-packed with fun and learning. Participants spend each day engaged in activities designed to strengthen their knowledge of engineering as well as their problem solving abilities. In the evenings, participants explore the local community and participate in various recreational activities.

Transportation and Hotel

Participants transportation to and from the program will be arranged by the National Federation of the Blind. Students will travel to St. Paul/Minneapolis on Sunday and will travel home on the following Saturday. This is a residential program; students will stay in a hotel (with a roommate) paid for by the National Federation of the Blind Jernigan Institute and all meals will be provided.

How to Apply

Blind or low-vision students in grades 9-12 during the 2019-2020 school year in a school (public, private, charter, residential, or home school) in the United States and available to attend the entire program are encouraged to apply.

2020 Dates and Location

June 21 through June 27, 2020 | Science Museum of Minnesota
120 W Kellogg Boulevard St. Paul, MN 55102
Apply online for free 2020 NFB EQ program by March 29, 2020 | Read the NFB EQ FAQ page for answers to many common questions.

For more information, contact the NFB at 410-659-9314, extension 2418 or Email
National Federation of the Blind c/o NFB EQ
200 E Wells St. Baltimore, MD 21230