S-STEM Scholarship

Summary

Students enrolled in one of 25 STEM programs at Lehigh Carbon Community College have the opportunity to receive up to $5,000 in scholarships per year through a new  five-year, $1 million grant from the National Science Foundation. The Scholarships in STEM (S-STEM) program is designed to give opportunities to students in the science, technology, engineering and mathematics fields and encourage them pursue these promising careers.
 
As part of this new scholarship program, students will:
             Participate in activities related to their area of study,
             Receive support services that help prepare them for college and career,
             Work with faculty mentors who will guide them and promote their success,
             Prepare for the STEM workforce by creating an online portfolio  showcasing their goals, reflections and achievements.
 

Amount

 Eligible students can  receive up to $5,000 in scholarships per year (up to $2,500 per semester).
 

Requirements

Students must meet the following criteria to be eligible for an S-STEM scholarship:
  • U.S. citizen or national, refugee alien, or permanent resident alien,
  • Full-time enrollment (minimum of 12 credits each semester) in one of the eligible STEM programs,
  • Low income (Pell grant recipient) and demonstrate financial need as defined by the U.S. Department of Education rules for need-based federal student aid,
  • Academic potential or ability as demonstrated by:
    • For entering students: Acceptable scores on the SAT, ACT or the college’s placement test
    • For current students: Cumulative GPA of 2.8 or greater on a 4.0 scale by the end of the first semester
    • For continued participation: Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or greater by the end of the second semester and throughout the student’s program of study

Students must be enrolled in one of 25 STEM programs

Science, Engineering, Mathematics Computing Technology
Biology A.S. Computer Forensics and Digital Security A.S. Drafting and Design A.A.S. 
Biotechnology A.A.S. Computer Game and Simulation Development – Programming Track A.S. Electrical Engineering Technology A.A.S.
Chemical Technology A.A.S. Computer Game and Simulation Development - Digital Arts Track A.A. Electrical Technology A.A.S. 
Chemistry A.S. Computer Generated Animation and Digital Arts A.A.S. Electronics Technology A.A.S.
Engineering A.S. Computer Information Systems A.S. Industrial Automation A.A.S.
Environmental Science A.S. Computer Science A.S. Mechanical Engineering Technology A.A.S.
Mathematics A.S. Computer Specialist - Network Technology A.A.S. Mechanical Technology A.A.S.
Physics A.S. Computer Specialist - Programming Concentration A.A.S. Nanofabrication Technology A.A.S.
  Computer Specialist - Web Design and Development A.A.S.  

Application Deadline

To participate in fall 2018 semester: July 1, 2018.
To participate in spring 2019 semester:  December 1, 2018.
 

To Apply

Please fill out the online application by clicking the Apply Now button below. The application includes a required one-page essay.

If you have questions or would like further information, contact:
 
Principal Investigator:
Dr. Deepika C. Khilnaney 

dkhilnaney@lccc.edu

 

Co-Principal Investigator:
Maureen Maikner

mmaikner@lccc.edu
Co-Principal Investigator:
Richard Snyder

rsnyder@lccc.edu

 


 
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