STEM

Goldwater

For outstanding sophomores and juniors interested in pursuing graduate school in a STEM field. Eligible sophomores must have a 3.9 GPA and have participated in research for at least one summer and one academic semester and plan to obtain a PhD, MD/PhD, or DVM/PhD on the way to a research-oriented career. Eligible juniors must have a 3.85 GPA, have participated in research for at least two semesters, and plan to obtain a PhD, MD/PhD, or DVM/PhD on the way to a research-oriented career. If interested, please complete a pre-application on the Goldwater website (usually available after Labor Day). 

Timeline:
September 2019 Eligible students will receive email from College of Science
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   

 


Churchill

For seniors and alumni interested in pursuing a one-year Master's degree at Churchill College, Cambridge in a STEM field. If eligible, please complete this interest form

Timeline:
April  2019 Schedule an on-campus meeting with Jenny Smith
June 10, 2019 Submit First Draft 
August 2019 Submit Second Draft 
October 2019 National Application Deadline

National Science Foundation - Graduate Research Fellows Program

The NSF GRFP provides a $34,000/year stipend and $12,000/year cost-of-education allowance for up to 3 years of research-based study leading to a MS or PhD in science, engineering, social science, or STEM education. 

Timeline:
April 1-30, 2019 Schedule an on-campus meeting with Jenny Smith
June 2019 Submit First Draft
August 2019 Submit Second Draft to Jenny
October 2019 National Application Deadline

Boren Summer STEM Initiative

For all years; this scholarship funds up to $8,000 for summer study (minimum of 8 weeks) for students majoring in the STEM fields. This specific component of the Boren Awards can consist of either language study, language study + STEM coursework, or language study + a STEM internship. 

Timeline:
Fall 2018 Schedule Information Meeting with Elise
December 14, 2018 Deadline to submit an interest form
December 30, 2018 First Draft Due Date on Sakai
January 14, 2019 Second Draft Due Date on Sakai
January 25, 2018 Campus Application Due Date
Week of January 28, 2019 Campus Committee Interviews
February 7, 2019 National Application Deadline
Late April 2019 All Applicants Notified of Status

Morris K. Udall Scholarship

For sophomores and juniors; this scholarship funds up to $7,000 for eligible academic expenses, and connects students interested in conservation and environmental issues to a national network of policy-makers. Applicants must have a clear track record of research and advocacy in this field. 

Timeline:
September 1, 2018 Application Open
March 7, 2019 National Application Deadline
April 12, 2019 All Applicants Notified of Status