Skip to main content Skip to navigation
Washington State University
Archives

STEM Scholarship

Eligibility

  • Citizen or a permanent United States resident
  • At least 18 years old at the date of entry
  • At the date of the award, you must be enrolled (or accepted with plans to attend) a college or university in the United States listed here
  • Minimum GPA of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale (or equivalent)
  • Field of study is related to science, technology, engineering, math (STEM)

How to Apply:

  • To apply for this scholarship, first create a Course Hero account, then write a 500-word essay answering the following question:
    • ‘Smart city technology can be almost invisible to their residents, and many people may not be aware of how technology is boosting safety, livability and more in these cities. What’s one current or coming technology that is changing or will change how cities work?’

 

Further submission guidelines can be found on the scholarship’s website

DR. ARTHUR A. KEZIAN DDS SCIENCE SCHOLARSHIP 2020-2021

Eligibility

  • Must be at least 18 years of age.
  • Must be attending a College or University in the Fall of 2020
  • Must be a resident of the United States or Canada
  • Must complete the application form, including the essay prior to the deadline

How to Apply:

  • Write a 1–2 page essay on why you deserve the Dr. Arthur A. Kezian DDS Science Scholarship
  • Resume or CV
  • Official Transcript (GPA needs to be above 3.0)
  • SAT Score Report
  • DAT, GRE, or MCAT Score Report
  • 1 Minute Video Clip introducing yourself (optional but recommended)
  • Scholarship will open on: November 1, 2020
  • Scholarship deadline: March 31 , 2021 at 11:59 PM EST

Further submission guidelines can be found on the scholarship’s website

AISES A.T. Anderson Scholarship (2020-2021)

Eligibility:

  • Any STEM related degree such as Mathematics, Medical Sciences, Physical Science, Technology, Science, Engineering, or Natural Resources.
  • Students must be full-time undergraduate or graduate students at an accredited two-year or four-year college/university for the 2020-2021 academic year.
  • Applicants must be: an enrolled citizen or a decedent of an enrolled citizen of a federal or state recognized American Indian Tribe or Alaska Native Village; or Native Hawaiian or decedent from a Native Hawaiian; or Pacific Islander or decedent from Pacific Islander; or Indigenous person of Canada. Enrollment documents and/or a copy of birth certificate(s) showing descendancy from an enrolled citizen, Indigenous group of Canada, Native Hawaiian, or Pacific Islander are acceptable. Applicant may also, instead, provide a copy of their Certificate of Degree of Indian Blood or Certificate of Degree of Alaska Native Blood (CDIB) card.

How to Apply:

  • Essays: Students are required to submit 3 essays, up to 500 words each.  These essays are an important part of the scholarship review process.
    • Essay Prompt 1: Please share a personal statement highlighting your background, academic achievements, and interests. Include information on courses taken and any honors or advanced placement courses. Talk about what motivates and challenges you intellectually and what impact you hope to have in your community and/or profession.
    • Essay Prompt 2: What stimulated your interest in your chosen major or area of study?
    • Essay Prompt 3:  What activity or activities (cultural, community-related, occupational, academic, athletic, etc.) most clearly reflect your character?  Please describe your participation. Why is participation in this activity or these activities important to you?

 

Further submission guidelines can be found on the scholarship’s website.

Nextiva Encouraging Tomorrow’s Leaders Scholarship

Eligibility:

  • Applicant must be a high school junior or senior.
  • Applicant must plan to major in a business or STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts, math) program.
  • Applicant must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher.
  • Must be located in the United States.

How to Apply:

  • Write an Approximate 700 word essay on one of the following topics:
    • What are ways that a business can give back to the STEAM community?
    • Is the fragmentation of communication apps a good thing?
    • What are the biggest opportunities in today’s state of business communications?

 

Further submission guidelines can be found on the scholarship’s website.

Washington State Opportunity Scholarship- Baccalaureate Scholarship

Eligibility Requirements:

  • RESIDENCY
    • Be a Washington state resident as defined by state Legislature (RCW 28B.15.012).
    • Earn a high school diploma or GED from a Washington state institution by June of the year of application.
  • FINANCIAL NEED
  • ACADEMIC RECORD
    • A cumulative grade point average (GPA) as of application date of at least 2.75 (on a 4.0 scale), demonstrated on either a current college or high school transcript; OR
    • A passing GED score, demonstrated on an official score report.
  • ENROLLMENT PLAN
    • Plan to pursue an eligible science, technology, engineering, math (STEM) or health care major as defined on the eligible majors list.
    • Plan to enroll at an eligible Washington state institution for the fall term following selection as defined on the list of eligible college and universities.
    • Plan to enroll at least half-time (six or more credits) every term. Scholars are not expected to enroll in nor does WSOS fund summer term.
  • PREVIOUS EDUCATION EXPERIENCE
    • Do not yet have a bachelor’s degree.
    • Applicant must currently be a:
      • High school senior or graduate (high school equivalency)
      • College freshman or college sophomore. If the applicant has completed any college terms or college credits post high-school, they must meet either the maximum term OR maximum credit requirement stated below:
        1. Maximum Terms Completed: The applicant must have completed no more than six quarters or four semesters of college at the end of the current academic year; OR
        2. Maximum Credits Earned: The applicant must have earned no more than 90 quarter or 60 semester credits at the end of the current academic year
      • If you are still unsure, we recommend on using this credit/term eligibility flowchart to determine if you are eligible to apply.

Application Process

Interested applicants must complete the entire application process. Applicants must:

  1. Complete all application sections via the Scholarship Application Portal and click “Submit” by the application deadline.
  2. Mail a copy of your transcript or GED scores to WSOS c/o Baccalaureate Scholarship at this address: 1414 31st Ave S., Suite 302, Seattle, WA 98144.
  3. Submit the FAFSA or WASFA for the relevant academic year by the deadline on the application timeline.

The application will require approximately 60 to 90 minutes to complete. Applicants may start the application, save progress and return to complete it later up until the application deadline. Applicants should know what college they expect to attend and what major they intend to complete before beginning their application.

 

Further submission guidelines can be found on the scholarship’s website.

Rise Marketing STEM Scholarship

Eligibility:

  • Must be an undergraduate or postgraduate student at an accredited University.
  • Must be majoring in a STEM field.

How to Apply:

  • Student must write a short essay about themselves.
  • Additionally the student must complete the online application found on the scholarships website.

 

Empathy for Animals (EFA) Scholarship Award for Veterinary Students

Eligibility

  • Currently enrolled in good standing in an accredited pre-veterinary or animal sciences undergraduate program in the United States
  • Current overall GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • Proven history of advocacy for animals
  • Demonstrated community involvement
  • Demonstrated financial need

More Details

All applications must be submitted by December 31, 2018.

How to Apply

  • Please submit the following:
    • First and Last name
    • Email address
    • Phone number
    • Current college or university you attend
    • Current GPA
    • Expected graduation date
    • Current course of study
  • Applicants must also write a 1-2 page essay that explains:
    • Why you’ve chosen to pursue a career in veterinary medicine, animal research, or your related area
    • What your specific community involvements are or have been with advocating animal empathy and fighting animal cruelty
    • How you intend to use this award
  • Picture of you demonstrating your animal advocacy

The application and submission guidelines can be found on the scholarship’s website.

NSHSS STEM Scholarship

Eligibility

  • Open to students studying in a STEM field, including computer science
  • Underrepresented minority background
  • High School senior
  • 3.0 GPA
  • Demonstrates a desire in any area of science, technology, engineering, or mathematics are eligible

More Details

All applications must be submitted by April 1, 2018.

How to Apply

  • Complete the online application.

The application and submission guidelines can be found on the scholarship’s website.