This need-based scholarship is open to underrepresented students (including, but not limited to, students of color and/or first-generation students) passionate about pursuing a STEM-related career rooted in the natural sciences. Qualifying programs: biology, chemistry, computer science, environmental and sustainability studies, mathematics, neuroscience, physics, or pre-engineering.

Why Apply?

  • Receive a $6,500 annual scholarship (maximum eight semesters).
  • Guaranteed access to one paid internship over the course of your undergraduate study.
  • Guaranteed access to one paid summer research experience over the course of your undergraduate study.
  • Regular professional support and mentoring within the program.
  • Members of a cohort form a community of students with similar interests and experiences.

How to Apply

  1. Students must be admitted to Concordia College before applying to the STEM Cohort. If you have not yet applied to Concordia College, apply now.
  2. Complete a FAFSA and exhibit financial need.
  3. Submit your STEM Discovery Scholarship application.
Application Deadline: Feb. 1, 2023

Please contact Dr. Mark Jensen, professor of chemistry, or the Office of Admission for more information regarding the program and the application process.