Science Technologies Scholarships

Here are some of the Science Technologies scholarships on our site for which you may qualify.

Scientist Development Grant

This grant is designed to support highly promising beginning scientists in their progress toward independence; bridges the gap between completion of research training and readiness for competition as an independent investigator. - 4-year project and salary support for MD's, PhD's, DO's or persons with equivalent doctoral degrees - U.S. citizen or permanent resident - $65,000 annually for salary, fringe benefits, indirect costs, and project costs (at least $35,000 for project support) - Applications may be submitted for reveiw in final year of postdoctoral research fellowship or in initial years of first faculty appointment - Applicants cannot hold or have held any other national award

Verne R. Dapp Scholarship

Available for full-time graduate students in a program leading to an advanced degree in nuclear science, nuclear engineering, or a nuclear-related field. Scholarship being offered every odd years.

The National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship

The fellowship provides three years of financial support including a $30,000 annual stipend and $10,500 cost of education allowance. U.S. citizens, nationals, or permanent resident aliens at or near the beginning of research-based graduate studies in relevant science, technology, engineering, and mathematics disciplines are eligible to apply. For application and deadline information, go to

NDSEG Fellowship Program

The NDSEG Fellowship Program is open only to applicants who are citizens or nationals of the United States. Persons who hold permanent resident status are not eligible to apply. NDSEG Fellowships are intended for students at or near the beginning of their graduate studies in science or engineering. Applicants must receive or be on track to receive their baccalaureate degrees by the upcoming Fall. Preference to applicants pursuing doctoral study and research in aeronautical and astronautical engineering, biosciences (including toxicology), chemical engineering, chemistry, cognitive, neural and behavioral sciences, computer science, electrical engineering, geosciences, materials science and engineering, mathematics, mechanical engineering, naval architecture and ocean engineering, oceanography, and physics (includes optics). Recommended GPA is 3.0 and higher. Applications are encouraged from women, persons with disabilities and minorities, including ethnic minority groups such as American Indian, Black, Hispanic, Native Alaskan (Eskimo or Aleut) or Pacific Islander (Polynesian or Micronesian). NDSEG Fellows may choose as their fellowship institutions appropriate United States institutions of higher education offering advanced degrees in science or engineering. During part of their tenure, fellows may study or engage in research or field work away from their academic institutions if, in the judgment of the faculty, such arrangements further the fellow's education and contribute directly to the attainment of an advanced degree, and the fellow is officially enrolled and earning academic credit.

PG&E NuEnergy 2015 Scholarship

The NuEnergy scholarship program targets top-performing college students who have an interest and desire to pursue a career in the energy sector. Awards For the 2015 NuEnergy scholarship program, an approximate total of $15,000 will be awarded among 3-5 recipients. Eligibility 1. Students interested in applying must have a primary address that is within the PG&E service territory. 2. To be eligible, applicant must be a currently enrolled college student and returning for the academic year 2015-2016. Graduating high school seniors are not eligible. 3. All majors are eligible, but we highly encourage STEM, environmental and business or energy related majors. Essays Write essays on the following topic in a minimum of two pages, double-spaced, and 12-point font: 1. What are your professional goals after completing your degree? What impacts might your studies have on the energy industry? Select one additional topic from the choices below with a maximum of 2 pages, double-spaced and 12-point font: 1. Describe the future of energy in the United States, taking into consideration current trends, such as increasing generation from renewable resources, distributed generation, and smart grid technologies. 2. A friend tells you that in thirty years, we will all be driving automobiles powered by solar energy. Do you agree? Why or why not? 3. What role, if any, should the government, businesses, and society play in energy markets? Additional Documents In addition to your application, essays, please be sure to submit: - A current unofficial school transcript in PDF format. If chosen, be prepared to show an official transcript. - A one-page single-sided résumé - 2 letters of recommendation - Proof of residency in the PG&E territory. Please submit a copy of your PG&E bill, driver’s license, or phone bill. Application Submission Please apply online here: by February 9th, 2015 Contact Information For more information or if you have questions, please contact: Ani Saldana Anna Thoma

Proton OnSite Scholarship

The Proton OnSite scholarship program has been successful in supporting future leaders in science and technology, through college scholarships. A restructuring of the program, and one that focuses on a contest aspect, builds on that history while broadening the potential number of entries. Therefore, we are seeking participants who demonstrate passion, drive, curiosity and DIY initiative in applying science and technology to solve real world situations with a broad-reaching program. The Proton OnSite Scholarship Program is fueling the next generation of scientific innovation by recognizing and awarding high school seniors who can find new and creative ways for generating and/or using hydrogen powered by renewable and sustainable energy sources such as sun or wind. Proton OnSite seeks to fuel the next generation of scientific innovation by recognizing and rewarding high school seniors who demonstrate outstanding achievement, excellence and community service. Name: Proton OnSite Scholarship Deadline: February 13, 2015 Value: $100,000/ $25,000 per year Number of Scholarships offered: We intend to award one 4-year scholarship (worth up to $100,000 for 4 years). It is possible that more awards may be made based on the quality of the applicants. Applicants are evaluated on: Strength of Application Demonstrated leadership, work ethic and community involvement Ability and promise of the idea Thoroughness and presentation of the idea To apply for a scholarship, applicants must be a high school senior currently enrolled in a U.S. high school and a U.S. citizen. Each scholarship is one to four years in length, and to be eligible for renewal, students must remain enrolled full-time and meet all criteria of standard academic progress as established by their university. The student must also maintain a minimum GPA of 3.0 while in college. ***Applicants, be sure to read instructions for submitting before sending application*** Here is a link to the scholarship website if further information is needed: Proton contact:

John R. Lamarsh Scholarship

Undergraduate scholarship for student who have completed two or more years in a course of study leading to a degree in nuclear science, nuclear engineering, or a nuclear-related field. The eligibility requirements are as follows:  You must be an ANS student member (U.S. or non-U.S. citizen) attending a qualified university in the United States.  Completed application with a grade transcript, and three confidential reference forms must be received by February 1. If you feel that you qualify, please fill out the application and mail to the Scholarship Coordinator. The address is found on the application. If you have any questions, please call 708-352-6611, fax to 708-352-8238, or submit them via e-mail to the Outreach Department.

Department of Defense (DoD) Scholarship

The Department of Defense (DoD) mission of STEM is to foster an interest in and raise awareness in the study of science, technology, engineering and mathematics nationwide to ensure an educated and well-prepared workforce. In support of this mission, the DoD has partnered with Thurgood Marshall College Fund (TMCF) to offer twenty-five (25) full scholarships to qualified high school graduating seniors. Applicants must demonstrate significant motivation and aptitude for science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) and MUST chose to study in one of these fields to apply. Scholarship Full, 4-year renewable scholarship, capped at $15,000 per year (for a total not to exceed $60,000) Full Scholarship is defined as: in-state tuition plus all mandatory fees, room & board factoring in other available non-loan resources Recipients must meet certain GPA, conduct, and STEM degree persistence goals each academic year to remain eligible for renewal SCHOLARSHIP CRITERIA All students nominated for this program must meet the following minimum criteria to qualify for a scholarship: Graduating high school senior at time of application Have a minimum cumulative 3.25 GPA on a 4.0 scale Have taken and earned a grade of “B” or better in Pre-calculus or higher math course Have a demonstrated financial need ● Be a U.S. citizen or legal permanent resident with a valid permanent resident card or passport stamped I-551 Students must plan to and remain enrolled full-time at a Historically Black College or University (HBCU), with a preference for students attending publicly-supported HBCUs Students must pursue an undergraduate degree in a STEM related discipline, including but not limited to the following: mechanical engineering, mathematics, chemistry, nuclear engineering, physics, civil engineering, biosciences, chemical engineering, computer science/technology, computer engineering, environmental science and geosciences APPLICATION PROCESS The scholarship application and selection process is competitive. To apply, students must complete the following: Student Aid Report (received from filing FAFSA) Personal (video) and/or telephonic interview Submit resume showcasing community service, jobs/internships, leadership Submit high school transcript indicating (cumulative GPA, weighted and unweighted, must appear on the transcript) ACT and/or SAT score Two Recommendation Letters Academic - a STEM teacher who is able to discuss academic achievements and potential for success in a STEM major once enrolled in college Character - a mentor/advisor/community leader who can speak to leadership potential and character Essay: In a minimum of 750 words, please address the following: Describe your interest in STEM studies, commitment to achieving a degree in this area, and long-term professional goals

Motivating Undergraduates in Science and Technology (MUST)

ELIGIBILITY--Must be a U.S. citizen.--Must be enrolled full-time at an accredited university in the U.S. or U.S. Territory.--Must be a rising sophomore or junior.--Must have earned and must maintain a minimum cumulative 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale.--Must be pursuing a degree in science, technology, engineering or mathematics.APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS--Online Application.--Official Transcript.--Letter of Recommendation.--Personal Essay.--Resume.--Proof of Citizenship.

Yanmar/SAE Scholarship

Eligible applicants will be citizens of North America (U.S., Canada, Mexico) and will be entering their senior year of undergraduate engineering or enrolled in a postgraduate engineering or related science program. Applicants must be pursuing a course of study or research related to conservation of energy in transportation, agriculture & construction, and power generation. Emphasis will be placed on research or study related to the internal combustion engine. Selection will be administered by the SAE Scholarship Committee. Applications will be judged on the basis of previous scholastic performance with additional consideration given for special study or honors in the field of the award, and for leadership achievement related to engineering or science. Recipients will be notified in June.

Foth Production Solutions, LLC Scholarship

ELIGIBILITY: Pursuing a two- or four-year degree in agricultural engineering, mechanization, power and equipment, biochemistry, biological sciences, biotechnology, computer systems, environmental engineering and science, food packaging, food science and technology, pulp and paper technology, soil conservation or soil science. Applicants must have a minimum 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale. Applicants must reside in Wisconsin, preferably in Brown, Calumet, Dane, Dodge, Door, Kewaunee, Marinette, Oconto or Outagamie counties. Preference given to applicants who plan to attend the University of Wisconsin-Madison, University of Wisconsin-Platteville, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee School of Engineering, Madison Area Technical College or Northeast Wisconsin Technical College.AWARD: Two scholarships at $1,000 each, non-renewable.

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