In addition to departmental scholarships and awards, there are many outside scholarship opportunities available for STEM students.

Affordable Colleges Online Graduate Student Aid (Guidebook): Graduate Studies scholarships and resources for all grads returning to college, including Veterans, disabled students, women, LGBTQ & MBA seekers. 

Science, Mathematics, and Research for Transformation (SMART) Scholarship: 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 by the Department of Defense (DoD) upon degree completion. Application will close Decmeber 3, 2019.

The BHW Group - Women in STEM Scholarship (About BHW): The BHW Group is a custom web and mobile app development company based in Austin, Texas. We do not sell licenses. We do not sell pre-built software or reuse previous solutions. We rely on our decade plus of experience and research to create the proper solution for your specific needs. We are designers, developers, and architects, but most of all we are problem solvers. The BHW Group is passionate about the software that we deliver and we are committed to transforming your vision into intuitive applications. We work directly with our clients in a partnership that empowers their businesses by saving them time and money. Our developers are experts in a wide range of technologies and are encouraged to explore new ideas and continually improve their abilities. Application will open January 2020.

Thermo Fisher Scientific Antibody Scholarship Program (Biology or Chemistry) A committee will select scholarship recipients who the committee determines best fit one or more of Sponsor’s values of Integrity, Intensity, Innovation or Involvement, as demonstrated by the Application. Two recipients will each receive a $10,000 scholarship and four recipients will each receive a $5,000 scholarship. All scholarship award payments will be made directly to the college or university at which the recipient is enrolled. Application will open Decmeber 3, 2019.

  • Graduate students must have a cumulative graduate GPA of >3.0 on a 4.0 scale, and have received a cumulative undergraduate GPA of >3.0 on a 4.0 scale
  • Undergraduate Sophomores, Juniors, and Seniors must have cumulative college GPA of >3.0 on a 4.0 scale
  • Undergraduate Freshmen must have a cumulative high school GPA of >3.0 on a 4.0 scale

National Medical Fellowships: The National Medical Fellowship's (NMF) mission is to provide scholarships and support for underrepresented minority students in medicine and the health professions. NMP offers several types of support through Service-Learning programsGeneral Scholarship and Awards, and the NMF Emergency Scholarship Fund. NMF scholarship programs recognize merit as well as financial need.

American Water Works Association (AWWA Scholarships): AWWA and its members recognize the importance of investing in students as the future of the water industry. AWWA supports students through discounted memberships and more than 17 scholarships, in both undergraduate and graduate programs. Application deadline is Decmeber 2, 2019.

NOOA Scholarship Opportunities: The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) is an American scientific agency within the U.S. Department of Commerce that focuses n the conditions of the ocean, major waterways & the atmosphere.  This link is a list of educational opportunities and information (select scholarships under the drop-down search menu). Applications open through January 2020.

Dr. Nancy Foster Scholarship Program: NOAA Office of National Marine Sanctuaries is seeking applications for the Dr. Nancy Foster Scholarship Program from individuals, particularly women and minorities, who due to financial constraints, may otherwise not be able to pursue an advanced degree in oceanography, marine biology, maritime archaeology and all other science, engineering, social science and resource management disciplines involving ocean and coastal areas. The program seeks to increase the number of women and minorities in these scientific disciplines, particularly as they relate to the mission of the NOAA Office of National Marine Sanctuaries. Application due December 6, 2019.

Women Techmakers (CS major) Women Techmakers Scholars will each receive $10,000 USD for the 2019-2020 academic year. A group of undergraduate and graduate students will be chosen, and scholarships will be awarded based on the strength of each candidate's impact on diversity, demonstrated leadership and academic background. The program is open to qualified students who meet the criteria, and we strongly encourage people who identify as female to apply. Application will close December 5, 2019.

Lockheed Martin STEM Scholarship (CS major): Lockheed Martin has launched a new scholarship program to provide opportunities to students who want to build their talents and change the world! Mentoring opportunities will be a kew component of the program, and the recipients will also be eligible for Lockheed Martin internship opportunities following their freshman year in college. Visit the link for application qualifications.  Application will open January 2020.

TurnKey Lender 2019 Scholarship Program (CS major): TurnKey Lender believes that education plays a crucial role in changing the world, which is why they launched a scholarship for students passionate about technology. Application deadline is November 30, 2019.

AfterCollege STEM Inclusion Scholarship ($500): AfterCollege has awarded more than $1,000,000 in scholarships and student activities. Open to currently enrolled students working toward a degree in a field of Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics from a group underrepresented in their field of study. Underrepresented groups may be defined by: gender, race, ethnic background, disability, sexual orientation, age, socio-economic status, nationality and other non-visible differences. Minimum 3.0 GPA. Application deadline is December 31, 2019.

AfterCollege Science Student Scholarship ($500): AfterCollege has awarded more than $1,000,000 in scholarships and student activities. - Open to currently enrolled students who are working toward a degree (AA,AS, BA, BS, MS, PhD) in one of the many fields of science. Science can include (but is not limited to): Astronomy, Biology, Chemistry, Geology, Meteorology, Oceanography, Physics, Zoology, etc. Minimum 3.0 GPA. Application deadline is December 31, 2019.