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NSHSS Foundation STEM Scholarship 2020
Close Date: Thursday, October 15, 2020 Award: $1,000

2020 Application Closed. Reopening in 2021!

Eligibility: The NSHSS Foundation STEM Scholarship awards this $1,000 scholarship to high school seniors or recently graduated seniors with a minimum GPA of 3.0 and demonstrated desire to major in or pursue a degree one of the following (or closely related) STEM disciplines:

  • Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering
  • Biosciences/Pre-med/health-related fields
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Chemistry
  • Civil Engineering
  • Cognitive, Neural, and Behavioral Sciences
  • Computer and Computational Sciences, including Statistics and Accounting
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Geosciences
  • Information Sciences
  • Materials Science and Engineering
  • Mathematics
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Naval Architecture and Ocean Engineering
  • Nuclear Engineering
  • Oceanography
  • Operations Research
  • Physics
  • Teaching in STEM areas

The NSHSS Foundation provides STEM scholarships for underrepresented groups in order to help reduce financial barriers for those with academic and leadership potential and the desire to pursue STEM careers. We recognize that in order to increase diversity in the technology workforce, we must increase diversity in undergraduates.

Application Requirements:

  • Personal Statement of 500 words or less that answers this prompt:
    • Why STEM? How have you shown a dedicated passion for the STEM field throughout your high school career?
  • List of STEM Activities
  • Headshot 
  • Transcript
  • Resume
  • 1-2 Educator Recommendations

Application Opens: June 15, 2020

Deadline to Apply: October 15, 2020 11:59PM
*Please note that closing time is in EST.