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Great Minds in STEM Scholarships

Great Minds in STEM is the gateway for Hispanics in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM). Great Minds in STEM encourages all engineering, applied science, computer science and math students to apply for awards that range from $500 to $10,000.

Applicants must demonstrate merit through academic achievements, leadership and campus/community activities

Applicants must be pursuing a science, technology, engineering or math degree and must have an overall grade point average of 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale

Applicants must be of Hispanic origin and/or must significantly demonstrate leadership or service within the Hispanic community

Recipients must be enrolled in an accredited undergraduate or graduate program for the preceding fall semester, at an accredited 2-yr or 4-yr college/university in the U.S. or its territories.


late April

Application Procedure:
Student applies directly

Eligible to Apply:

Undergraduate: At any stage

Graduate: At any stage

Award Type:
Scholarship / Fellowship

Award Period:
Academic Year (Undergraduate)
Academic Year (Graduate)

Disciplines / Areas of Study or Interest:
Computer Science and Engineering, Mathematics and Science

Additional Qualifications:
Hispanic origin

Last Updated:
July 12, 2018

Last Updated: 9/12/17