University of Utah’s ACCESS Program for Women in Science and Mathematics

The ACCESS program’s seven-week summer science course (which fulfills 3 University general education credit hours) is designed to introduce students to university-level study in science and mathematics. Then, during their freshman year, each student is placed in a university research lab working alongside a professional scientist in a field of the student’s choice.
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Northrop Grumman Engineering Scholars Program

This scholarship program helps support promising high school seniors who intend to pursue a career in an approved engineering, computer science, mathematics or physics program and who live
in communities where Northrop Grumman Electronic Systems has a major presence.

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Summer Mathematics Program for High School Students

The Summer Mathematics Program for High School Students at the University of Utah provides outstanding students an opportunity to develop their talents to the fullest. By presenting intriguing puzzles, challenging problems and powerful ideas, the program stimulates curiosity, develops the intellect, and lays a strong foundation for future work in mathematics, the sciences, or science related careers.

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U-S2TEM Scholars program

The U-S2TEM Scholars program is a joint initiative between the University of Utah’s Global Change and Sustainability Center and the Center for Science and Mathematics Education that is aimed at increasing the number of outstanding and diverse undergraduate students who graduate with degrees in STEM (science, technology, engineering, mathematics) fields that focus on the environment and sustainability.

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T. H. Bell Teaching Incentive Loan

This program provides an excellent opportunity for qualified students to receive loan assistance while pursuing a degree in education and a Utah Educator License.

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Sandra J. Bromley Scholarship 

The College of Science is offering a FOUR-YEAR TUITION WAIVER to be awarded to an outstanding student majoring in biology, chemistry, mathematics, or physics. Applicants must be residents of Utah and admitted to the U of U for fall semester 2015. Preference will be given to females and applicants from single-parent homes.

Applications are available on the College of Science website science.utah.edu and the deadline to apply is March 1, 2015.

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Eugene Loh Fly’s Eye Cosmic Ray Scholarship

The College of Science is offering a FOUR-YEAR TUITION WAIVER to be awarded to an outstanding student majoring in biology, chemistry, mathematics, or physics. Applicants must be residents of Utah and admitted to the U of U for fall semester 2015. Preference will be given to Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics majors.

Applications are available on the College of Science website science.utah.edu and the deadline to apply is March 1, 2015.

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University of Utah’s REFUGES program

The University of Utah’s REFUGES program is soliciting applications from soon-to-be high school graduates for a seven-week Summer Science and Engineering “bridge” program. This program provides participants with the unique opportunity to live on campus, learn about the core sciences, experience doing research, and meet faculty and fellow students. The program is geared toward underserved populations (women, minorities, refugees, African Americans, Hispanic Americans and Native Americans, non-native English speakers, and economically disadvantaged) and provides meals, lodging and a $1,000 personal stipend. Students will need to apply and be accepted to the University of Utah in order to be eligible and will earn three college credit for the course.

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WaterGirls: Place-based STEM learning to increase diversity

WaterGirls is a field experience program for middle school students (7th & 8th grade). Students will explore their local watersheds and learn about where their water comes from and how scientists measure water quality and assess the health of rivers and streams. Please click one of the links below for more information about the program, or to learn about iUTAH (innovative Urban Transitions and AridregionHydro-sustainability).

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Computer Science Scholarships

With increased demand for computer science graduates, ample scholarship opportunities are available for students looking to pursue this field. Recognizing the hurdle that financing an education can present to students, the education experts at ComputerScience.org have created a resource for those looking to attend school without accruing a mountain of debt.

There are scholarships for women and minorities, scholarships sponsored by both the public and private sectors, and much more. This resource also includes a searchable directory of scholarships. Check it out!