For the 2016-2017 Academic Year, applicants will be considered for all AFCEA STEM Major scholarship opportunities for which they are qualified. Applications will be accepted from current eligible undergraduate and graduate-level students majoring in STEM fields to include Cyber Security, Intelligence and Homeland Security-related disciplines. Online programs are eligible.
Visit http://www.afcea.org/site/?q=foundation/scholarships/stem-majors for more information.
|To participate, students must write a scientific paper based on agricultural research in the areas of plant or animal technology. The global undergraduate winner receives $5,000 and the global graduate winner receives $10,000. Visit the website for more information.|
|The Educational Advancement Foundation provides scholarships based on merit and financial need for deserving undergraduates. Visit the website for more information.|
Amgen Scholars research during the summer at some of the nation's leading institutions with faculty mentors. Applicants should intend to pursue a Ph.D. or M.D./Ph.D., and be returning in the fall semester to continue undergraduate study. Visit the website for more information.
|Current Juniors who are interested in pursuing a career in hydraulics, hydrology or geotechnical disciplines, or in another discipline related to the design, construction and operation of dams are invited to apply for the Undergraduate Scholarship. Visit the Association of State Dam Safety Officials website for more information.|
|The Astronaut Scholarship Foundation makes an annual award to an outstanding student who exhibits motivation, imagination, and exceptional performance in STEM disciplines. Students must contact the Office of Nationally Competitive Awards for application materials. Visit the Astronaut Scholarship Foundation website for more information.|
|The Goldwater Scholarship was created to encourage outstanding students to pursue careers and foster excellence in STEM fields. Visit the website for more information.|
The Churchill Scholarship provides funding to American students for a year of Master's study in science, mathematics, and/or engineering at the University of Cambridge. Applicants must be U.S. Citizens who are currently enrolled seniors or who have graduated from UK in the past 12 months. Visit the sponsoring organization's website for more information.
Contact us for the campus deadline for the 2016-2017 academic year.
|The Youth Exchange Program for Young Professionals is a year-long, work-study fellowship program in Germany for business, technical, vocational, and agricultural fields. Visit the website for more information.|
|The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) scholarship program provides applicants with awards up to $8,000 per year for full time study and a 10-week internship in the summer for training in oceanic and atmospheric science, research, technology, and education. Visit the website for more information.|
|The Explorers Club offers grants to students conducting individual scientific or exploration research projects through their respective schools with a supervising instructor. Visit the website for more information.|
The Hertz Foundation offers fellowships to students in STEM fields who are wishing to pursue a Ph.D. Eligible fields include Applied Physical, Biological, and Engineering Sciences including Applied Mathematics, Statistics, and quantitative aspects of modern Biology. Visit the website for more information.
Register to attend an information session about this award on Wednesday, September 9 at 5:30pm in 213 Funkhouser.
|U.S. chemical and materials science students may apply for a summer research opportunity in Germany, Italy, Singapore, and the United Kingdom through the ACS International Research Experiences for Undergraduates (IREU) program. For more information, visit the sponsoring organization's website.|
|The James "Rhio" O'Connor Memorial Scholarship Fund offers an essay contest for students with the subject concerning cancer. Visit the website for deadlines and more information.|
|The JPSM junior fellow program enables students to work as an intern in a Federal statistical agency while being nrolled in a seminar to introduce students to how large scale surveys are designed, collected, and analyzed. Visit the website for more information.|
|KSTF awards five-year teaching fellowships to applicants committed to teaching science and math in U.S. high schools. Applicants should earn a Bachelor's degree in an area relevant to the subject planned to teach. Visit the website for more information.|
|The Rieser Fellowships provide up to two successful applicants with a one-time award of up to $4,000 to pursue projects that explore issues at the intersection of science, global security, and public policy, focusing on a significant aspect of nuclear security, climate stabilization, or biotechnology. Visit the website for more information.|
|Math For America trains mathematically talented individuals to become high school math teachers. Fellows receive a stipend and full tuition scholarship to master's level preparation program. Students should be math majors or candidates with significant math-related coursework in physical sciences, or engineering. Visit the website for more information.|
|The American Mathematical Society keeps a record of summer REUs in mathematics. Most deadlines fall in February to March. Visit the website for more information.|
|The MSRI Undergraduate Program (MSRI-UP) is a comprehensive summer program designed for undergraduate students who have completed two years of university-level mathematics courses and would like to conduct research in the mathematical sciences. Visit the website for more information.|
|The Dr. Nancy Foster Scholarship Program provides support for independent graduate-level studies in oceanography, marine biology, or maritime archaeology (including all science, engineering, social science and resource management of ocean and coastal areas), particularly by women and members of minority groups. Visit the website for more information.|
|The NASA Graduate Student Researchers Project awards fellowships for graduate study leading to master's or doctoral degrees, related to NASA research and development, in the fields of science, mathematics and engineering. This 12-month award includes a required internship at the NASA center affiliated with the NASA-sponsored research. The award may be renewed annually, for a maximum of three years. Visit the website for more information.|
The DoD offers fellowships to students who have demonstrated the ability and special aptitude for advanced training in science and engineering. Applicants do not incur any military or other obligation. Visit the website for more information.
Register to attend an information session about this award on Wednesday, September 9 at 5:30pm in 213 Funkhouser.
|The Young Explorers Grants offer individuals the opportunity to pursue research, conservation, and exploration-related projects. Students should have prior experience in the fields of research, conservation, or exploration relevant to the proposed project. Visit the website for deadlines and more information.|
|The NIH Graduate Partnerships Program allows participants to research at the NIH and have the academic environment of a university. Students do not have to be enrolled in a graduate degree program at the time of application, but should intend to enroll and pursue a Ph.D. in the biomedical sciences. Visit. the website for deadlines and more information.|
|The NIH Postbac IRTA program provides recent college graduates, who are planning to apply to graduate or professional school, to spend one or two years performing full-time research. Applicants must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident and intend to apply to graduate or professional school. Visit the website for deadlines and more information.|
|This program is an accelerated, individualized doctoral training program for outstanding science students committed to biomedical research careers. Research experience is preferred and students must be a U.S. citizen to apply. Visit the website for more information.|
|The NIH offers competitive scholarships up to $20,000 to students from disadvantaged backgrounds who are committed to careers in health-related research. Applicants must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident, a full-time undergraduate, and have exceptional financial need. Visit the website for deadlines and more information.|
The National Science Foundation offers fellowships for outstanding students for graduate school in STEM fields. A comprehensive list of fields is available on the website. Applicants should be a U.S. citizen, permanent resident, or U.S. National. Visit the website for deadlines and more information.
|The NYC Teaching Fellows Program is designed specifically to provide fellows with training, support, and resources needed to succeed as teachers in New York City public schools. Participants teach full-time while earning a master's degree in education at a partnering university. Education majors are not eligible. Applicants must have a Bachelor's degree before the start of the program. Visit the website for deadlines and more information.|
|The Pasteur Foundation of New York encourages students to pursue scientific careers and expose them to an international laboratory experience during a 10-week summer internship. Applicants must be a U.S. citizen and should have working knowledge of French. Visit the website for more information.|
|NSF funds research opportunities for undergraduate students through its REU Sites program. An REU Site consists of a group of about ten undergraduates who work in the research programs of the host institution. Students must be U.S. Citizens or Permanent Residents and should contact individual sites for information about deadlines and application materials. Visit the NSF website for more information.|
|The SMART Scholarship Program is for students pursuing a degree in STEM disciplines to receive a full scholarship and be employed with the Department of Defense upon graduation. In order to apply, students must be a U.S. citizen, participate in summer internships, and accept employment with the DoD. Visit the website for more information.|
|The Soros Fellowships provide funding for tuition and living expenses for graduate programs for permanent residents or naturalized citizens. Applicants must be a resident alien (green card holder), naturalized U.S. citizen, or child of two parents who are both naturalized citizens. Visit the website for more information.|
|The Stowers Summer Scholars Program provides a laboratory experience for students to work on an independent research project under the direction of a principal investigator. Students must have completed at least 60 hours of coursework by the start of the program. Visit the website for more information.|
The SMDEP program offers students representing a wide range of economic, cultural, racial, and ethnic diversity a variety of academic and career experiences that will support their dental and medical school career preparation.
All the housing costs and most meals are covered by the program. Scholars are provided with a $600 stipend which is typically distributed at the midway and at the end of the program. Some program sites offer travel assistance awards. The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation also provides a needs-based scholarship for travel to and from the program site.
|The SR-EIP provides undergraduates with training and mentoring in the principles underlying the conduct of research and prepares them to pursue competitive applications to graduate schools. This program is specifically designed for students interested in applying to PhD or MD-PhD programs. Learn more from the sponsoring organization's website.|
|TFA is a national corps of recent college graduates who commit to two years to teach in public schools. Corps members receive full salary, benefits, training, and scholarship opportunities. Applicants must be a U.S. citizen, permanent resident, or U.S. national. Visit the website for deadlines and more information.|
|The scholarship fund provides awards up to $5,000 to female students who are residents of Kentucky majoring in environmentally related programs at public universities in Kentucky. Visit the website for more information.|
|The Leadership Alliance encourages students from groups traditionally underrepresented in the sciences, engineering, social sciences and humanities to pursue research careers in the academic, public and private sectors. The organization sponsors closely mentored research experiences in a broad range of academic disciplines at 22 research institutions.|
|The Tillman Military Scholars program supports active and veteran service members who are completing a degree. Applicants must be a full-time student at a U.S.-based accredited institution and be a veteran or active duty military service member or spouse of an active duty or veteran service member. Visit the website for more information.|
|TNTP prepares new teachers to make a profound, long-term contribution to high-need, urban districts nationwide. Each program has specific eligibility requirements. Visit the TNTP website for more details.|
|The DOE Office of Science supports outstanding students to pursue graduate training in basic research areas of physics, biology, chemistry, mathematics, engineering, computational sciences, and environmental sciences relevant to the Office of Science. Applicants must be a U.S. citizen and enrolled in a qualifying graduate program in the sciences. Visit the website for more information.|
|The UNCF/Merck Science Research Initiative awards scholarships up to $30,000 to students to participate in a 10-12 week summer research internship with a Merck scientist. Students must be an African American U.S. Citizen or permanent resident to apply. Visit the website for more information.|
The US-UK Fulbright Commission offers Summer Institutes for US undergraduates (with at least two years of undergraduate study left) to study in the United Kingdom during the summer. Programs range from four to six weeks and allow students to experience an exciting academic program at a highly regarded UK University. For more information, visit the website.
The Payne Fellowship Program provides benefits over two years toward a two-year master's degree, internships on Capitol Hill and at USAID missions overseas, and provides professional development and support activities. Applicants must be U.S. citizens. Visit the website for more information.
|Venture for America looks for talented seniors and recent grads who have track records of being leaders to join the movement to build businesses and create jobs throughout the country. There are deadlines in September, October, January, and March. Visit the website for more information.|
|The Washington Center offers a wide range of internships for students in Washington, D.C. and abroad. Internships are for academic credit and do not include a stipend. Visit the website for deadlines and more information.|
|The Fellowship seeks to attract individuals with backgrounds in the STEM fields to teach in high-need Indiana secondary schools. Benefits include a $30,000 stipend and admission to a master's degree program at a participating Indiana university. Students must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident in order to apply. Visit the website for deadlines and more information.|
|Fellows work on a research project under the supervision of a mentor in the ocean sciences or marine policy. Fellows receive housing and a stipend. Visit the website for more information.|