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Funding Your College Education: STEM


Name Amount Information Due Date
American Chemical Society $100-5000 per year

ACS awards renewable scholarships to underrepresented minority students who want to enter the fields of chemistry or chemistry-related fields. Awards of up to $5,000 are given to qualified students. African American, Hispanic, or American Indian high school seniors or college freshman, sophomores, or juniors pursuing a college degree in the chemical sciences or chemical technology are eligible to apply.
Priscilla Carney Jones Scholarship Minimum of $1500

The Priscilla Carney Jones Scholarship was established by Paul R. Jones, in memory of his wife, to provide scholarships for female undergraduate majors in chemistry or related disciplines who are beginning their junior or senior years of study.

Alliance / Merck Ciencia Hispanic Scholars Up to $20,000

The Alliance/Merck Ciencia (Science) Hispanic Scholars Program is a partnership to improve Hispanic student access to higher education and degrees in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). Hispanic college students from all 50 states, the District of Columbia, U.S. territories and Puerto Rico pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in a STEM field major are invited to apply for a $2,000 one-time scholarship
GMiS STEM Scholarships $500-10,000

Any graduating high school senior, undergraduate, or graduate student, from a traditionally underserved or underrepresented group in science, technology,
engineering, math or health.
Blacks at Microsoft Scholarships $1000-20,000

Blacks at Microsoft (BAM) is a company-sponsored employee network dedicated to supporting the continued growth and development of black employees at Microsoft Corporation. This year, BAM will award two US$5,000 scholarships to outstanding high-school seniors who are interested in pursuing careers in technology. The scholarships are renewable, so winners who continue to meet the criteria can receive an annual $5,000 award for up to four years.

National Institutes of Health (NIH) Undergraduate Scholarship Program Up to $20,000

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) Undergraduate Scholarship Program (UGSP) offers competitive scholarships to students from disadvantaged backgrounds who are committed to careers in biomedical, behavioral, and social science health-related research. The program offers scholarship support, paid research training at NIH during the summer, and paid employment and training at the NIH after graduation. The NIH UGSP will pay up to $20,000 per academic year in tuition, educational expenses, and reasonable living expenses to scholarship recipients. Scholarships are awarded for 1 year, and can be renewed up to 4 years.
Renate W. Chasman Scholarship for Women $2500

The Chasman Award consists of a one-time $1,000 award, to be applied for by November 30th of each year to be presented in Spring of the competition year. Applicants must be women, graduate students, and performing research at Brookhaven National Laboratory in the STEM disciplines (Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics),
STEM Teachers / AFCEA $2500

The AFCEA Educational Foundation is offering competitive based scholarships of $2,500 each to students actively pursuing a graduate degree or credential/licensure for the purpose of teaching STEM (science, technology, engineering or math) subjects at a U.S. school in grades K-12.

Udall Scholarship Up to $7000

The Udall Foundation awards scholarships to college sophomores and juniors for leadership, public service, and commitment to issues related to Native American nations or to the environment. The Udall scholarship honors the legacies of Morris Udall and Stewart Udall, whose careers had a significant impact on Native American self-governance, health care, and the stewardship of public lands and natural resources.
Jeanette Rankin Foundation Scholarships Varies

These scholarships are awarded to low-income woman studying in technical or vocational fields. To qualify, students must be at least 35 years old and pursuing their first associate or bachelor’s degree. Students must also be U.S. citizens.

Ford Foundation Predoctoral Fellowship Program $27,000 annual stipend for 3 years

This year the program will award approximately 70 predoctoral fellowships. These fellowships provide three years of support for individuals engaged in graduate study leading to a Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) or Doctor of Science (Sc.D.) degree. Predoctoral fellowships will be awarded in a national competition administered by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine on behalf of the Ford Foundation. The awards will be made to individuals who have demonstrated superior academic achievement, are committed to a career in teaching and research at the college or university level, show promise of future achievement as scholars and teachers, and are well prepared to use diversity as a resource for enriching the education of all students.

Science, Mathematics And Research for Transformation (SMART) Scholarship for Service Program Full tuition, stipend, and employment placement

The Science, Mathematics And Research for Transformation (SMART) Scholarship for Service Program is an opportunity for students pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) disciplines to receive a full scholarship and be gainfully employed upon degree completion. Open to undergraduate and graduate students.

Applications open on 8/1/21
Chris Jackson Computer Science Education Scholarship $5100

The Chris Jackson Computer Science Education Scholarship will support undergraduate students who are pursuing a computer science degree. The scholarship will be awarded twice a year.

Generation Google Scholarship $10,000

The Generation Google Scholarship was established to help aspiring computer scientists excel in technology and become leaders in the field. Open to undergraduate and graduate students.

Applications open in Fall 2021
Hertz Fellowships Up to $250,000 over 5 years

Providing unique financial and fellowship support to the nation's most remarkable PhD students in the applied physical and biological sciences, mathematics, and engineering. Hertz Fellows become innovators and leaders serving in ways that benefit us all.

AFCEA STEM Majors Scholarships for Undergraduate Students $2500-5000

Applications will be accepted from current eligible undergraduate level students majoring in STEM fields that meet the mission of AFCEA, to include Cyber Security, Intelligence and Homeland Security-related disciplines. Online programs are eligible.

Hispanic Scholarship Fund $500-5000

The HSF Scholarship is designed to assist students of Hispanic heritage obtain a university degree. Open to undergraduate and graduate students. All majors and graduate fields accepted. Emphasis on STEM majors.

Coding for Minorities Scholarship $500

To support the endeavors of minorities who code across the country, the Coding for Minorities Scholarship will be awarded to one determined minority student pursuing a degree/career in coding or computer science.

PixelPlex Scholarship $2000

The $2000 PixelPlex Bi-Annual STEM Scholarship was established to help support and inspire students to pursue further education in the fields of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM), as well as economics and business. One student will be chosen from the applicant pool and will be awarded based on the strength of their written essay. The selected student will receive 2,000 USD to help cover education-related expenses.

6/5/21 and 12/5/21
Hubertus W.V. Willems Scholarship for Male Students $3000

The Hubertus W.V. Willems Scholarship for Male Students is awarded annually to a male, US citizen who attends an accredited institution in the United States and is majoring in one of the following fields: Engineering, Chemistry, Physics or Mathematical Sciences. NAACP membership and participation is highly desirable.

Applications open in 3/21
Najal Judd Women in STEM Scholarship $500

The Najal Judd Women in STEM Scholarship exists to support and incentivize young women to pursue a degree in STEM. This $500 award will help female students pay their college tuition.

Rosemarie STEM Scholarship $1000

The scholarship is open to all students who are planning to pursue or who are currently pursuing a degree in any STEM-related field.

SAE Scholarships Varies

Through generous contributions from various individuals, corporations, and universities, SAE International is proud to award scholarship money to both undergraduate and graduate engineering students. Funded through the SAE Foundation, these scholarships encourage academic excellence and help students around the world to pursue their passion for engineering. Scholarships available for undergrad and graduate students.

Prime Mailboxes Women in STEM Scholarship $500

This scholarship is open to all women who plan to or are already taking courses toward a STEM degree. To apply, please write about why you’re passionate about STEM and why you think STEM will prepare you for a successful career.