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The NSHSS Foundation $1,000 STEM Scholarships

Scholarship Provider: The NSHSS Foundation
Application Deadline: 05/01/2013
Description: The NSHSS Foundation scholarships have been created to help reduce financial barriers for high school seniors entering college to pursue STEM majors (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics), business, economics, or public policy. The Foundation seeks to engage these future leaders in order to help fuel the global economy, stimulate innovation and creativity, and yield a strong ethical foundation for decision-making.

The scholarships are targeted to entering college freshmen who belong to groups generally under-represented in these careers. The scholarships are for the student's first year of college.

The Foundation awards STEM scholarships to applicants who are pursuing a degree in, or closely related to, one of the following STEM disciplines:

Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering
Biosciences/Pre-med/health-related fields
Chemical Engineering
Chemistry
Civil Engineering
Cognitive, Neural, and Behavioral Sciences
Computer and Computational Sciences/Computer Engineering
Statistics/Accounting
Electrical Engineering
Geosciences
Information Sciences
Materials Science and Engineering
Mathematics
Mechanical Engineering
Naval Architecture and Ocean Engineering
Nuclear Engineering
Oceanography
Operations Research
Physics
Teaching in STEM areas
Scholarship Amount: 1,000
Scholarship Website: http://www.nshssfoundation.org/programs/stem.htm
School Type Requirement: Four Year College
Applicant Class Requirement: Entering First Year Undergraduate
Minority Status Requirement: No Restrictions or Please See Website for Details
Applicant Requirement: Please see website for details
Awards Given: 5-10
Length of Award: One Time Award
Minimum GPA: 3.0
Other Comments: Website makes no mention regarding citizenship so please inquire with the foundation.

Scholarship funds may be used for tuition, fees, books,
campus room and board, or other related expenses.
Scholarship checks will be sent to the university where
the recipient enrolls to deposit in the student's university account.

There are also 5 $1,000 scholarships available for students who wish to major in finance, business, or public policy.  The deadline for these is May 1.  The website for these 5 scholarships is located at:  http://www.nshssfoundation.org/programs/business.html

Scholarship Opportunity Contact Information

Primary Contact: Dr. Susan Thurman
NSHSS Foundation STEM Scholarships
1936 N. Druid Hills Road
Atlanta, GA 30319
Phone: 1-866-343-1800