Deadline: 23 February 2017
Applications are open for “UNCF STEM Scholars Program” to enable highly capable young people to pursue undergraduate STEM majors and prepare them for successful careers in a variety of STEM professions.
The UNCF STEM Scholars Program is a ten-year initiative designed to identify and provide scholarship and academic support for a total of 500 talented African American high school students who aspire to earn STEM degrees and to pursue careers in STEM fields.
Scholars will receive $2,500 per academic year as freshmen and sophomores, $5,000 a year as juniors and seniors, an additional $5,000 for students whose academic programs require a fifth year, and a $5,000 stipend based on a STEM-related project/internship of the student’s interest.
To qualify, applicants must:
- Be African American/Black
- Be a citizen, legal permanent resident or national of the United States
- Have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 on an unweighted 4.0 scale and have pursued a rigorous course of study in high school
- Have a demonstrated high level of academic performance in math and science, evidenced by a minimum unweighted GPA of 3.0 (4.0 scale) in math and science courses including pre-calculus
- Have demonstrated financial and unmet need as measured by the student’s college or university
How to Apply
Applications must be submitted online via given website.
Eligible Country: United States
For more information, please visit UNCF STEM Scholars Program.