Scholarships in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics Program (S-STEM)

ABOUT THE PROGRAM.  S-STEM provides funds for scholarships for low-income students AND also supports the implementation and testing of existing effective evidence-based curricular and co-curricular activities featuring:

  • (1) close involvement of STEM faculty,

  • (2) student mentoring,

  • (3) provisions of academic and student support,

  • (4) adaptation of existing high quality evidence-based practices

  • (5) recognition of S-STEM Scholars.

The Program offers three tracks:  Track 1: Institutional Capacity Building, Track 2: Design and Development Single Institution, and Track 3: Design and Development Multi-Institutional Consortia.    Please [click here] to view the S-STEM solicitation containing details on the Program.

The Quality Education for Minorities (QEM) Network, with funding through the National Science Foundation will conducted an information and proposal development workshop, for 2- and 4-year minority-serving  institutions (MSIs). 

The Workshop provided guidance to two-person institutional faculty teams to enable their submission of competitive S-STEM proposals in the FY 2018 competition. The two-day workshop, supported by a QEM grant from NSF, took place on Friday-Saturday, February 23-24, 2018, at the Hilton Baltimore BWI Airport Hotel located at 1739 West Nursery Road, Linthicum Heights, MD.