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STEM Scholars Programs

Classification: First Year; Biology Major; Chemistry Major; Computer Science Major; Engineering Major; Mathematics Major

The Award:

STEM scholarships at Meredith provide a unique opportunity for talented students to pursue careers in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. Meredith offers two STEM scholarships; AWE-STEM and Paschal. You can apply for both using this single application.

The Advancing Women’s Education in STEM (AWE-STEM) Scholars receive a $4,000 scholarship per year, renewable for up to eight semesters or as appropriate for the student’s degree plan. The award is need and merit-based. Recipients must submit the FAFSA annually and demonstrate a minimum $4,000 in financial need to be considered for AWE-STEM Scholarship. An interview is required. Please see the selection criteria section below for the AWE-STEM scholarship interview dates.

Paschal Scholars receive a $1000 scholarship per year, renewable for up to eight semesters or as appropriate for the student’s degree plan. The award is based on academic credentials and potential for success at Meredith. Submission of the FAFSA is not required.

How to Apply:

Apply online* or submit the STEM Scholarships' paper application. The scholarship deadline is January 15.
*If you choose to use the electronic version, log in using the Admissions Applicant Portal Temporary PIN or password you established after you submitted your application for admission to the College.

Selection Criteria:

Applicants for the STEM Scholarship Programs must meet the following criteria: 
1. Major in biology, chemistrycomputer scienceengineering, or mathematics
2. Meet the following academic criteria demonstrating academic ability and potential:

  • An unweighted minimum high school GPA of 3.0
  • A combined minimum SAT score (EBRW + M) of 1130 with 570 math score OR 23 ACT, including a minimum math score of 24.

3. AWE-STEM applicants must complete a virtual interview by Zoom. Interviews are held during February. February 2021 interview dates will be announced soon. Applicants selected to interview for the AWE-STEM Scholarship will be notified by email and asked to register for an interview date and time.




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