2021 STEM Scholarship

The Opportunity

  • 18 scholarships to award valued at up to $21,600 each

    • $5,400 a year toward winning students' education cost
  • Automatic acceptance into UNA's Honors College for scholarship winners

    • That includes an Honors Scholarship valued up to $3,600 ($600 for Freshman and Sophomore years and $1200 for Junior and Senior years)

Scholarship Application Requirements

US citizenship, national, refugee, or permanent resident status
Reside in rural Alabama, Mississippi, or Tennessee
(rural defined by census data)
university sophomore in Fall 2021 with 3.0 or better GPA
Demonstrate current year financial need
Spring 2021 Midterm Grade Report (for current UNA students)
A video of personal statement describing academic interest and career goals

To Apply

Applicants must complete:


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2021 STEM Application Acceptance Opens

Feb 22, 2021

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2021 STEM Applications

  • Due - March 15, 2021 (OR June 1, 2021 for transfers)
  • Candidate Interviews - April 2021 (late June 2021)
  • Award Notification - May 2021 (July 2021)
  • Award Acceptance Deadline - May 31, 2021 (August 1, 2021)

STEM Scholarship winners expectations at UNA

Study

Be a full-time student

  • a STEM major
  • Current UNA student
  • 15 – 18 hours per semester

Participate

Participate in STEM Scholar activities

  • We know you won’t be able to participate in everything, but it is critical that you participate in a portion of the activities designed to enhance your college experience

Maintain

Maintain 3.0 GPA

Ask

Ask for help

  • We are here to guide, mentor, and help you achieve your dreams
Advising and Mentoring

ADVISING AND MENTORING

Service Learning and Community Engagement

SERVICE LEARNING AND COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT

Undergraduate Experiential Learning

UNDERGRADUATE EXPERIENTIAL LEARNING

Enrichment Activities

ENRICHMENT ACTIVITIES

Entrepreneur Training

ENTREPRENEUR TRAINING