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TMCF-Department of Defense (DOD) Scholarship

TMCF-Department of Defense (DOD) Scholarship is awarded to undergraduate students majoring in a STEM (science, technology, engineering, mathematics) field. It is open to graduating high school seniors.

Qualified students must be graduating from high school and entering a Historically Black College or University (HBCU), with a preference for students attending publicly-supported HBCUs. They may major in any of the following areas: mechanical engineering, mathematics, chemistry, nuclear engineering, physics, civil engineering, biosciences, chemical engineering, computer science/technology, computer engineering, environmental science and geosciences.

Applicants must have a minimum cumulative 3.25 GPA and demonstrate financial need. They must be enrolled full-time at a Historically Black College or University (HBCU). To apply, students must submit a completed application and a 750-word essay that describes their interest in STEM studies, commitment to achieving a degree in this area, and long-term professional goals.

The scholarship is offered through the Thurgood Marshall College Fund in partnership with the Department of Defense. The purpose of the scholarship 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.

The deadline for this scholarship is usually in APRIL of each year, and the award amount is usually $15,000 - $60,000.

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