Western Digital Scholarships for STEM

Western Digital Scholarships for STEM was created to address the unmet educational needs of high potential students around the globe pursuing STEM related degrees.

Western Digital Scholarships for STEM are awarded based on the following eligibility criteria:

-Undergraduate student enrolled on a full-time basis at a 4-year accredited college or university located in: the United States, China, Japan, India, Malaysia, the Philippines or Thailand
-Undergraduate student majoring in Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics or Science (excluding agricultural sciences, health and other life sciences) pursuing a Bachelor of Science degree
-Minimum grade point average of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale, or equivalent
-Demonstrated financial need or hardship
-Preference will be given to applicants from traditionally under-represented populations in the STEM disciplines, including females and individuals of African-American or Latinx descent in the United States.

Scholarship amounts will vary, but awardees may earn up to $5,000 US dollars.  

Application Opens January 8
Application Due Date  April 2 @ 11:59pm PST
Awards Announced   No later than May 26   The current application and additional details can be accessed by clicking here: 2020-2021 Application

Please direct any questions to GlobalGivingandDoing@wdc.com

MCORE Apply! – Deadline 9/27

This year’s program is November 11-13, 2019.

The M-CORE all-expense-paid visit is an opportunity for students to enjoy the Michigan experience by visiting our Department of Chemistry as part of a group of ~10 highly qualified prospective Chemistry graduate students.

Our M-CORE visitors will:

  • Meet faculty and current graduate students
  • Hear research presentations by Chemistry students
  • Tour our cutting-edge research facilities and the University campus
  • Get patent advice on how to assemble a competitive graduate school application

For more details, please see our brochure 2019 MCORE Brochure and visit the program’s site – https://lsa.umich.edu/chem/graduates/mcore.  Students can apply directly online using this link; the deadline for student applications is Friday, September 27, 2019.

Questions can be emailed to mcore.chem@umich.edu.

Undergraduate Summer Research Scholarship

We are currently accepting applications for the 2019 Undergraduate Summer Research Scholarship. This competitive program (from July 1 through September 6) allows undergraduate students to submit a proposal, in collaboration with a faculty member, for a $7,500 stipend to support their summer research experience.

This program is open to all undergraduate students majoring in the Physical Sciences. Students applying are required to work with a faculty member within the Physical Sciences to develop a research proposal and get that faculty member’s endorsement of the proposal.

More information and application instructions are provided here . Applications are due March 11, 2019; 5:00 PM. Please send application materials or other inquiries to:  physci-success@ucsd.edu.

Deadline to Apply 3/1/19-ACS Scholars Program

ACS Scholars Application is Open
The ACS Scholars Program is a renewable scholarship for African-American, Hispanic/Latino, and Native American undergraduate students pursuing bachelor degrees and careers in chemistry-related disciplines. Each year, between 100 and 150 new scholarship recipients are selected from across the country and receive anywhere from $1,000 to $5,000 per academic year in addition to mentoring, networking opportunities, and access to conference travel awards. High school seniors, college freshman, sophomores, and juniors can visit www.acs.org/scholars for more details and to apply. The application is open until March 1, 2019.

Apply now- Summer Innovation Incubator Program

The Associate Vice Chancellor for Innovation – Dr. Paul Roben – would like to invite undergraduate students with ideas from all disciplines to apply for the inaugural Summer Innovation Incubator.

This is a pilot incubator program and 10 undergraduate students from across campus will be selected to receive a $2500 stipend and participate in the 8 week incubator to develop their idea.

The program is open to all undergraduates who will be continuing in Fall 2018. Students do not need to be a part of any current entrepreneurship programs or have entrepreneurial experience.

  • Deadline to Apply: 6/5/18 @ 12pm
  • Stipend: $2500/student
  • Program Dates: 6/25/18 – 8/17/18
  • Eligibility:
    • Undergraduate students in good academic standing
    • Enrolled for Fall 2018
    • All majors encouraged to apply
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Apply today! Thermo Fisher Scientific Antibody Scholarship Program

In order to provide educational opportunities for future generations of science scholars, we’re offering $40,000 in scholarship funding to undergraduate and graduate students enrolled in an accredited college for the upcoming semester.*

Apply now to win one of two $10,000 awards, or one of four $5,000 awards. See below for eligibility information, official rules, and profiles of past award winners.

2018 Scholarship

Application start date: December 15, 2017
Application end date: May 31, 2018
Winner announced: August 8, 2018