Marshall University STEM Scholarship!

Marshall University has been awarded a National Science Foundation (NSF) Scholarships in Science,
Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (S-STEM) grant to provide scholarships for new students,
women in particular, majoring in computer science, engineering, and technology. This scholarship program
targets academically talented students interested in STEM who demonstrate financial need. Beginning in
the Fall of 2021, the S-STEM Scholarship will provide $7,500 per year over the course of four years, as
long as the student is enrolled full-time and remains in good academic standing. Additionally, students
selected will receive an opportunity to develop technical and professional skills through real-world project
experiences guided by faculty mentorship in the Project Work Studio, a collaborative program that enables
students to work on projects that provide engineering and technical solutions to local businesses and
industries. Please find more information of the program at https://www.marshall.edu/cecs/nsf-s-stem/.

Application Deadline: March 1, 2021.

Click for the Marshall STEM Scholarship Application

Eligibility to Apply:
1. Be a U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident of the U.S.
2. Demonstrate financial need through submission of the FAFSA and the College Scholarship Service
(CSS) PROFILE.
3. Intend to enroll as a full-time student majoring in one of the programs in the College of Engineering
and Computer Sciences at Marshall University.
4. Show academic potential as well as a demonstrated interest in STEM.
Application Instruction:
After completing your application for admission to Marshall University for the Fall of 2021 with FASFA,
please submit the following items to yoow@marshall.edu:
1. Completed S-STEM Scholar application form attached.
2. A personal essay of 250 – 300 words describing why you should be chosen and why you intend to
pursue an education in STEM after high school.
3. Two letters of recommendation, at least one from a teacher who knows you well and can assess
your potential for success in STEM, which should be emailed directly to yoow@marshall.edu
rom recommenders.