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Scholarship 2012-2013 at University of Akron, USA

OHIO FIRST STEM SCHOLARSHIP, UNIVERSITY OF AKRON, USA

Description
There are currently over 300 scholars participating in the program and receiving a scholarship of up to $5200 annually with the anticipation of over 400 scholars in 2012-2013.  The program also provides intrusive support services that have led to a persistence/graduation rate over 90 percent.Eligibility

  • Intend to pursue a bachelor’s degree in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics)  field
  1. Biological sciences
  2. Physical sciences, including physics, chemistry, astronomy and materials sciences
  3. Mathematical sciences
  4. Computer and information sciences
  5. Geosciences
  6. Engineering
  7. Technology areas associated with the preceding fields (example: biotechnology, chemical technology, engineering technology, information technology, etc.)
  8. Teacher education/preparation in one of the above fields
  • A U.S. citizen or permanent resident
  •  A resident of Ohio
  • Must maintain a full-time student enrolled status
  • Continued progress towards achieving a degree in a STEM field of study
  • Maintain good academic standing

Application Procedure
For more information about the application procedure please contact
Adam A. Smith
Director, STEM Student Initiatives and Choose Ohio First Scholarship Program
The University of Akron
smitha@uakron.edu


Submission Deadline
The application deadline is March 1, 2012.

Website Link
http://www.uakron.edu/uaaf/choose-ohio-first-stem-scholarship.dot

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