Scholarships and Contests

Scholarships and Contests 2015-2016

Essay Contest Winners Announced

Each year, the New England Institute of Technology (NEIT) offers all high school juniors and seniors the opportunity to participate in a Technology Essay Contest and an Automotive Technology Essay Contest.  We are proud to announce the following contest winners:

Technology Essay Contest Winners

Place       School                        Student             Amount of Scholarship
1          Vinal Tech HS            Natalie Zemina                 $2,000
2          Coventry HS               Nicole Hagenburg            $1,500
3          Old Colony RVT         Katarina Faulkner             $1,000

Automotive Technology Essay Contest Winners

Place     School                          Student             Amount of Scholarship
1        Silver Lake RVT         Vincent Martocchio         $2,000
2        Cranston HS West    Marco Mesiti                    $1,500
3        Killingly HS                Anthony Sychevsky          $1,000

2016 High School Contest Essays

New England Institute of Technology (NEIT) is pleased to offer all high school juniors and seniors the opportunity to participate in two essay contests. Essay guidelines and questions are listed below.

The top three winning students in each contest will be recognized with NEIT tuition scholarships. First place will be awarded a $2,000.00 scholarship, second place, $1,500.00 scholarship, and third place, $1,000.00 scholarship. Please encourage your students to enter one of the competitions.  If you have any questions or comments please contact Amanda Metzger, Special Assistant to Admissions, at 800-736-7744 ext. 3377 or by e-mail at

Competitions Offered

Technology Essay Contest

Automotive Technology Essay Contest

Requirements for Essay Contests

  • Essay contests are open to juniors and seniors.
  • Essays are to be typed and double-spaced on 8 ½ x 11 paper.
  • The student’s name and high school must appear at the top of each sheet.
  • A cover sheet must accompany the student’s essay.  The cover sheet must have the essay contest, student’s name, home address, phone number, high school name and graduation date.
  • Essays are to be 500-750 words in length.
  • All essays are to be submitted with cover sheet in April of each year, to Amanda Metzger, Admissions Office, New England Institute of Technology, One New England Tech Blvd., East Greenwich, RI 02818
  • Students can enter both essay contests
  • New essay questions are announced each November.