NSF S-Stem Scholarship
The NSF S-STEM grant of approx $1.5M (October 2021 – September 2027) will apply and strengthen evidence-based student support programs that improve the educational success of a diverse community of 52 students (total of 126 scholarships) majoring in a degree program offered by the Department of Computer Sciences, Mathematics, and Engineering (CME): Data Analytics, Mathematics, Computer Information Sciences, Computer Information Technology, Computer Engineering, or Engineering Science. The awards are both merit- and need-based. New and continuing students are welcome to complete and submit this application:
To be eligible for an S-STEM scholarship, students must: (1) be citizens or nationals of the United States, aliens admitted as refugees, or aliens lawfully admitted for permanent residence; (2) be low-income (i.e. Pell eligible) and have documented unmet financial need; (3) have an SAT score of at least 1100 or an ACT composite score of at least 23 (new applicants from freshman only); (4) become enrolled at least halftime in one of the 6 CME majors and show potential to carry a 15 credit hours per semester course load; (5) earn and maintain an overall cumulative GPA of 3.0 (for renewal applicants or new applicants from continuing CME students or transfer students) (6) satisfactorily complete an in-person, telephone, or video interview (new applicants only); and (7) submit progress and annual reports, and demonstrate engagement in S-STEM events (continuing students only). Applicants may include additional information that they consider relevant to their new application or to their continued eligibility in an essay or reports. The CME department expects the first cohort of our S-STEM awardees in Spring 2022.
Recipients will be awarded a maximum of $10,000 depending on individual demonstrated unmet financial need.
Elizabeth Brown Scholarship
- Mathematics Major or Engineering Minor (Divided between Math, Engineering, Chemistry and Nursing)
- US born resident of Eastern Panhandle
- Financial Need
- $250 – $300 each
- Computer Science Major
- $500 – $1,000
Rauch Mathematics Scholarship
- Entering Freshman, renewable for three more years.
- Scholastic ability (including high school grade point average, and either ACT or SAT test scores), extra curricular activities, leadership potential (combined with character and sportsmanship.
- $1,800 – $2,000 per year for four years.
- Eastern Panhandle Resident
- Mathematics Major with 3.0 GPA, or Upper 1/4 of HS graduating class for freshman
- Good citizenship or character
- Financial need considered, not primary