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Women and Minorities STEM Scholarship

If you’re looking to complete your higher education in Science, Technology, Engineering, or Math (STEM), we can help. 

Selection process
Atkins Women and Minorities STEM Scholarship is awarded on a competitive basis and recipients are chosen by selection committees made up of Atkins senior professional, management, and human resources staff. Selection is based upon academic achievement, personal qualities and strengths, and letters of recommendation.

Application window

  • Fall:  April 1 - June 1
  • Spring: July 1 - September 1

The program is available to female students or students of African-American, Asian, Pacific Island, Native American, Native Alaskan, or Hispanic descent, and be:

  • A US citizen or permanent resident.
  • A junior or senior, full-time, day-time student at an accredited and approved college or university.
  • Enrolled in contiguous fall and spring semesters, carrying a minimum of 12 credits and earning a minimum 3.0 GPA (on a 4.0 scale) each semester.
  • Working towards a baccalaureate degree in science, technology, engineering or math with at least 60 credits of college work prior to the submission of the application.

Application process
Submit a completed application; transcript of courses taken, with grade point average; two letters of recommendation; scholarship interview questions; and a resume that includes academic and/or work experience, internships, extracurricular activities, and/or personal interests for the past two years. Incomplete applications will not be accepted.

Scholarship recipients will be notified by phone or email and the university will be notified by mail. Funds are sent directly to the university at the beginning of the fall and spring semesters. Atkins Minority Scholarship program awards the scholarships to recipients based on their continued eligibility. 

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