Scholarships for High School Students planning to major in Science,
Engineering, and Mathematics
Hope College is offering
scholarships to Holland area high school students who are
planning to complete a major in biology, chemistry, computer science, engineering, geology, mathematics or physics.
These scholarships are open to students
who are United States citizens or permanent residents. All admitted applicants to Hope College who are planning to pursue degrees in
science, engineering and mathematics are eligible to apply for the Hope S-STEM Scholars Scholarship.
- Hope S-STEM scholarship recipients will receive a scholarship in the amount of their demonstrated financial need
up to a maximum of $10,000 per year for four years, as long as the are enrolled at Hope full time, maintain their GPA and continue to pursue a Science, Engineering or Mathematics major.
- Scholarship recipients become members of the STEM Scholars group. As such, they will be able to participate in a number of special activities to assist in making a
successful transition to Hope, including a special orientation session,
additional faculty advising and counseling, and access to peer mentors.
- STEM Scholars will also have additional opportunities to learn about career options through special presentations and networking events with professionals in science, engineering and mathematics fields.
How do I apply:
- Apply for admission to Hope College. (Early in your senior year.)
- Submit a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and a Hope College Supplemental Application for Financial Aid (SAF). (Between January 1 and February 15.)
- Complete a contact information form before February 15.
- Ask a science or mathematics teacher or mentor to submit a letter describing your promise as a future scientist, engineer or mathematician. The letter should be recieved by Dr. Mader by February 15. (Have the letter e-mailed to firstname.lastname@example.org or send a paper copy to the address below)
- Write a brief essay (at least 250 words) describing why you want to pursue an education in science, engineering or mathematics. Be certain essay clearly includes your name. The essay should be received by Professor Catherine Mader by February 15. (Have the letter e-mailed to email@example.com or send a paper copy to the address below)
Department of Physics
PO Box 9000
Holland, MI 49422-9000
For more information
contact Professor Catherine Mader
(firstname.lastname@example.org or 616-395-7114)
The Hope S-STEM Scholarship program is supported by the National Science Foundation under NSF-SSTEM Award No. 0966191 and Award No. 0728574