What does it mean to be a STEM Education Scholar?

  • Experience

  • As a STEM Education Scholar, undergraduates have access to assist with local outreach programs, workshops and career-building activities with preK-12 students. In addition to joining a cohort of students all of whom are preparing to educate future generations of STEM learners, Scholars also develop a strong understanding of best practices in integrating STEM subjects. 

    STEM Education Scholars:
    • qualify for early registration for math and science courses.
    • gain special access to academic advisors and exemplary educators.
    • work with local K-12 schools and other student-serving organizations.
    • assist with a variety of STEM workshops on campus.
  • Benefits

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    Each scholar is eligible to receive up to $2,260, which includes: 
    • a $1,000 stipend for tuition. 
    • enrollment in Leadership Safari. 
    • annual membership in a national math or science association. 
    • opportunities to attend a national math, science, or STEM conference.
    • living in the Residential College with other future teachers.
      • 4 co-ed floors of Sweeney Hall
      • 2-bedroom suite shared by 4 or 5 people
      • single beds and a private bathroom per suite
      • accessible accommodations available
  • Requirements

  • Potential STEM Education Scholars are expected to have:
    • a completed STEM Education Scholar Application (see link below).
    • SAT scores at or above 530 (math) and 480 (writing).
    • GPA of 3.5 or higher.

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