Fund II Foundation UNCF STEM Scholars Program
Fund II Foundation UNCF STEM Scholars Program is open to African American students pursuing careers in the STEM fields - science, technology, engineering and mathematics. The Scholars Program includes scholarships, internships, mentoring and other tools to help African American students reach their goals.
The scholarship is open to African American high school seniors planning to attend college as freshmen and will cover up to 5 years of college. Applicants must have a GPA of 3.0 or above and high academic performance in math and science. They must also have demonstrated financial need.
To apply, students must complete all essays, include a description of all student leadership and community service activities, and send two letters of recommendation. Eligible majors include Biological/Life Sciences, Physics, Chemistry, Computer Science/Engineering, Engineering (industrial, electrical, mechanical, chemical), and Mathematics.
The Fund II Foundation UNCF STEM Scholars Program is a $48 million initiative aimed at addressing diversity gaps in the STEM fields. The scholars program was created as a pipeline that will prepare African American students for careers in technology and innovation.
The deadline for this scholarship is usually in FEBRUARY of each year, and the award amount is usually $20,000.
For more details, visit http://scholarships.uncf.org/program/details/c0c83a41-abc6-42ef-a607-fd59560fc229