Application and Timeline

Applications for PELE will be available to all sophomores, juniors, and seniors of the College of Engineering. The application will be emailed out to all eligible students in the Fall 2021 semester. To be considered for the program, you must complete both the online application and an interview. The online application will be due (TBD). Interviews will take place in November 2021. Applicants will receive a response to their application by early December.

Online Application

As noted above, the online application will be emailed out through University of Michigan email accounts in the Fall 2021 seemster. It includes three short essay questions and a complete resume. The online application will be also available through a link.


The interview will be approximately 15 minutes. Business casual dress is appropriate for the interview. The interviewer will take notes for the admission committee during the interview. You will receive an email to sign-up for an interview upon completion of your online application. If you no longer have access to this email, please contact