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STeM Scholars Program

The Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics Scholars (STEM) Program is a five-year program funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF) starting in Fall 2010. The program awards 10 renewable scholarships to incoming freshmen or transfer students of approximately $3,800, increasing the group to 40 students in years four and five.

Eligible students must:

  • Select a major offered in the College of Engineering, Mathematics, and Science
  • Demonstrate academic excellence
  • Show financial need.

This program crosses STEM disciplines within the College of EMS by building a strong network through various group activities, including peer mentoring.

Application Process

In order to apply for the STEM Scholars Program, you must first apply and be admitted into the University of Wisconsin-Platteville. The deadline for applications is March 15. Application and supporting documents must be postmarked March 15 to be considered.

Directions for filling out the application:*

  • Complete STEM Scholars application and contract.
  • Submit a a FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) report and attach a copy of the SAR (Student Aid Report). Each applicant must demonstrate financial need in order to be eligible for this scholarship.
  • Attach a copy of your HIGH SCHOOL TRANSCRIPT.
  • One letter of recommendation from a science, technology, engineering or mathematics professional (e.g. teacher, work supervisor, etc. The letter should address academic aptitude, motivation, leadership qualities, time management skills, service learning , and/or memberships).
  • Submit application and supporting documents by the deadline: March 15
    • STEM Scholars Application 
    • Copy of SAR(Student Aid Report)
    • Copy of High School Transcripts
    • Reference letter
  • STEM Scholars Contract
The STEM Scholars application is due March 15, 2014

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