If you want to pursue a career in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics, Augsburg College provides “Augstem Scholars Program”. Each spring semester, a limited number of scholarships may be awarded on an early decision basis to community college students who are planning to attend Augsburg the following academic year. The AugSTEM program is designed to support Augsburg juniors and seniors who wish to pursue a career in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. The total award amount of the scholarship is $22,500.
Augsburg College is a private, coeducational liberal arts college located in Minneapolis, Minnesota affiliated with the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America. Upon its founding in 1869, it was a Norwegian-American Lutheran seminary known as Augsburg Seminarium.
This scholarship program is applicable for:
- Enrolled full-time in a STEM major (biology, biopsychology, chemistry, computer science, environmental studies, mathematics, or physics)
- Within 5 semesters of graduating as of Fall 2017 (plan to graduate with STEM major from Augsburg by Fall 2019 or earlier). Prospective transfers are welcome to contact us for assistance with developing their plans.
- Major GPA of 3.0 or higher
- U.S. citizen, national, or permanent resident
- Demonstrate financial need via FAFSA
How to Apply
- Applicants can download the AugSTEM Faculty Reference Form by the given link: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1dO1jTJNngXie1kMmJW-8TZmoqNd7QBm28B0tnqTiY84/edit
- Applicants can download the application form through the given link: https://docs.google.com/document/d/11NuPHubtAbWqKhq1vJLBSisZnsA2hRyl4GFoCWTBZmA/edit
Students should submit
- Essay [500-1000 words]
- SAR Financial Need Form
- Summary of remaining coursework to complete STEM major at Augsburg
Evaluators please submit letters of reference to STEM-at-augsburg.edu.
- Letter of Reference 1: AugSTEM Reference Form and letter
- Letter of Reference 2: AugSTEM Reference Form and letter
- Letter of Reference 3: AugSTEM Reference Form and letter
Completed materials should be submitted via e-mail to STEM-at-augsburg.edu.
Financial Aid and Award Money:
The winner of this year’s award will receive scholarships of $5,000, $7,500 and $10,000 per student per year.
Application deadline for application submission is midnight on Thursday, June 15, 2017.
If you have any question you can contact at Dupont-at-augsburg.edu