Tuesday, January 31, 2012

STEM Scholarship

Virginia Space Grant Consortium (VSGC) encourages academically talented individuals to pursue studies and careers in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). The VSGC ofers a limited number of scholarship opportunities to students majoring in STEM at any campus in the Virginia Community College System (VCCS).

These $2,000 scholarships are competitive awards based on academic merit for students demonstrating an interest in NASA’s missions and STEM related careers. Underrepresented minorities, females and students with disabilities are encouraged to apply. This is a competitive program and awards are based on student academic merit and potential for a successful career in a STEM feld. The VSGC strongly supports students engaged in technical career pathways and preparing to transfer to institutions of higher learning while developing the essential skills for a competitive global workforce.

• Must be a U.S. citizen
• Must be currently enrolled full time in the VCCS
• Must have completed at least one semester of coursework (minimum of 12 credit hours)
• Must be majoring in a STEM program of study
• Must have a grade point aver-age of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale
• Must be graduating in May

How to Apply: For more information and to complete the online application for 2012-2013, please visit: http://www.vsgc.odu.edu
Applications MUST be received by March 16, 2012.

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