STEM Scholarship Deadline

DATE: Thursday, July 20, 2017

LOCATION: Apply online

The deadline to apply for a National Science Foundation STEM Scholarship for the Fall 2017 semester is July 20.

Students enrolled full time in chemistry, engineering, mathematics, physics or another STEM discipline at Holyoke Community College may qualify for a National Science Foundation scholarship of up to $10,000 a year toward tuition and fees.

Recipients of the scholarship become members of HCC's STEM Scholars program and participate in field trips and benefit from other exclusive STEM-related events an activities each semester. The NSF STEM Scholarship continues each semester students maintain good academic standing.

Incoming and current HCC students are encouraged to apply. The application deadline for the Fall 2017 semester is July 20.

Eligibility guidelines for the National Science Foundation Scholarship in STEM can be viewed at, where there is also a link to the online application.

Applicants must be enrolled full time in a STEM program, demonstrate academic ability or potential, and demonstrate financial need, according to the guidelines. STEM disciplines include biological sciences, physical sciences, math, computer and information services, geosciences, and engineering.

The program is lead by HCC professor Ileana Vasu, coordinator of the STEM Scholars program. She can be reached at or 413.552.2438.