The Concordia STEM Cohort is open to students of color, new Americans, and other underrepresented students interested in studying either STEM or pre-health fields rooted in the natural sciences. 

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 of 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. 28, 2022

Admission staff and the faculty director of the program will review your application materials and invite a limited number of students to participate in on-campus interviews. Zoom interviews can also be considered if necessary.

Scholarship finalists will be invited to campus March 14-16 for personal interviews. Scholarship recipients will be notified on or before March 28, 2022.

Please contact Dr. Mark Jensen, chair/professor of chemistry, for more information regarding the program and the application process.