National Science Foundation (NSF) S-STEM Scholarship Information

The Department of Computer Science, Mathematics, and Engineering at Shepherd University has been awarded an NSF S-STEM grant ($627,010 for June 2013 - May 2018, award No. 1259713). The goal of this grant is to increase enrollment, retention, graduation, and the proportion of graduating S-STEM scholars who continue graduate studies or find employment in CME fields: Computer Information Science (CIS), Computer Information Technology (CIT), Mathematics (MATH), or Computer Engineering (CPE).

The awards are both merit- and need-based. Recipients will be awarded a maximum of $10,000 depending on individual demonstrated financial need. It is expected incoming freshmen graduate in 4 years and transfer students graduate in 2 years with the aid of this scholarship. Program participants will receive financial, academic, social, and career support from a variety of CME S-STEM club activities.

Criteria and Application Forms:

For currently enrolled students - Application form with instructions in PDF.

For incoming freshmen and transfers - Application form with instructions in PDF.


Please contact Dr. Qing Wang ( or Dr. Zhijun Wang ( for any question about this scholarship.

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