STEM-Field Scholarships & Internships

The scholarships and internships on this list can help you achieve your STEM-related career goals.

Elizabeth Hoyt

October 03, 2016

STEM-Field Scholarships & Internships

STEM-scholars: these scholarships and internships are just for you! Scholarship and internship providers want to award YOU with funding opportunities to help pay for your STEM-related studies.

The below awards and internship opportunities are specifically for those in a science, technology, engineering or mathematics-based (STEM) field and can help you achieve you STEM-related career goals.

Check out these scholarship and internship opportunities, ready for the taking, for students of all ages in STEM-related majors and interests.

STEM-Field Scholarships

NASCAR Diversity Scholarship

Deadline: 10/15/16
Available to: Ages 18-25
Award Amount: $10,000

The NASCAR Diversity Scholarship is open to students between the ages of 18 and 25. You must submit a 90 second video that demonstrates one technology used in NASCAR, an issue it resolved and how STEM professionals designed it in order to be considered for this award.

Learn more about the NASCAR Diversity Scholarship.

Shear Comfort Scholarship

Deadline: 10/15/16
Available to: College Freshmen through Graduate Students, Year 5
Award Amount: $1,500

The Shear Comfort Scholarship is available to students attending an accredited college or university. You must be studying engineering, automotive technology, or a similar program related to the automotive industry to qualify for this award. A 300-600 word essay is required that answers the following question: “In your opinion, what will be the largest technological development in the automotive industry within the next 5-10 years and how do you plan to be a part of it?”

Learn more about the Shear Comfort Scholarship.

Steel Intern Scholarship

Deadline: 10/31/16
Available to: College Freshmen through College Seniors
Award Amount: Varies

The Steel Intern Scholarship is available to undergraduate students studying engineering. You must have an interest in the iron and steel industry, minimum GPA of 2.5, must be a citizen of the United States, Canada, or Mexico, or eligible for employment in a NAFTA country through a work permit to be considered for this award.

Learn more about the Steel Intern Scholarship.

Association for Iron and Steel Technology Foundation Scholarship

Deadline: 10/31/16
Available to: College Freshmen through Graduate Students, Year 5
Award Amount: 11 Awards from $2,000 to $3,000

The Association for Iron and Steel Technology Foundation Scholarship is available to full- time undergraduate students studying engineering. You must have an interest in the iron and steel industry and a minimum 2.5 GPA to be eligible for this award.

Learn more about the Association for Iron and Steel Technology Foundation Scholarship.

Keynote Scholarship

Deadline: 12/02/16
Available to: College Freshmen through Graduate Students, Year 5
Award Amount: $10,000

The Keynote Scholarship is available to high school senior, undergraduate, and graduate students with definite plans to pursue a career in science, technology, engineering or mathematics. You must be a U.S. citizen to be eligible for this award.

Learn more about the Keynote Scholarship.

Asia SiVon Cottom Scholarship

Deadline: 5/01/17
Available to: College Freshmen through Graduate Students, Year 5
Award Amount: Awards from $500 to $2,000

The Asia SiVon Cottom Scholarship is available to high school seniors, undergraduate, and graduate students. You must be pursuing a degree in science, technology, engineering, or math to be eligible for this award. You must also submit a minimum 300 – word essay on the effects and aftermath of September 11th on today’s society, what you plan to achieve through college that can possibly impact the community and / or the world, and why you should receive a Memorial Scholarship.

Learn more about the Asia SiVon Cottom Scholarship.

Youth Activity Grant – Explorers Club
Award: $5,000
Deadline: Varies
Available to: College Freshmen through College Seniors

The Youth Activity Grant is available to full-time high school seniors and undergraduate college students to enable them to participate in field research in the natural sciences under the supervision of a qualified scientist and/or institution.

In addition to the application, you must submit a three-page explanation of your proposed project in your own words and two letters of recommendation to be eligible for this award.

Learn more information about the Youth Activity Grant – Explorers Club.

Astronaut Scholarship in Science and Technology
Deadline: Varies
Available to: College Sophomores through Graduate Students, Year 5
Award Amount: 18 Awards of $10,000

The Astronaut Scholarship in Science and Technology is open to students majoring in engineering, natural science, applied science, or mathematics.

You must attend one of the participating educational institutions to be considered for this award. U.S. citizenship is also a requirement.

You must be nominated by faculty or staff in your department.

Learn more information about the Astronaut Scholarship in Science and Technology.

Royce Osborne Minority Student Scholarship
Deadline: Varies
Available to: College Freshmen through College Seniors
Award Amount: 5 Awards of $4,000

Sponsored by the American Society of Radiologic Technologists, the Royce Osborne Minority Student Scholarship is open to minority students who are attending an entry-level radiologic sciences program.

You must have a minimum 3.0 GPA, demonstrate financial aid, and be a United States citizen or permanent resident to be considered for this award.

Learn more information about the Royce Osborne Minority Student Scholarship.

Siemens Clinical Advancement Scholarship Program
Deadline: Varies
Available to: College Freshmen through Graduate Students, Year 5
Award Amount: 4 Awards of $5,000

Sponsored by the American Society of Radiologic Technologists, the Siemens Clinical Advancement Scholarship Program is open to undergraduate and graduate students who are pursuing a baccalaureate or graduate degree in the radiologic sciences or health sciences.

Learn more information about the Siemens Clinical Advancement Scholarship Program.

URSA Scholarship Program

Deadline: Varies
Available to: College Juniors through College Seniors
Award Amount: $1,000

The University Space Research Association Scholarship to full-time students who have shown a career interest in the physical sciences or engineering with an emphasis on space research or space science education.

This includes, but is not limited to, aerospace engineering, astronomy, bio-physics, chemistry, chemical engineering, computer science, electrical engineering, geophysics, geology, mathematics, mechanical engineering, science education and physics.

In order to apply, you must have completed at least two (2) years of college credits by the time the award is received.

U.S. citizenship is required as well as a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.50.

Get more information on the URSA Scholarship Program.

Ventures Scholars Program
Award: $10,000
Deadline: Varies
Available to: High School Freshmen through College Freshmen

The Ventures Scholars Program is open to underrepresented and first-generation college-bound students. You must be pursuing a math- or science-based career to be considered for this award.

Learn more information about the Ventures Scholars Program.

Women in Wireless Communications Scholarship

Deadline: Varies
Available to: College Freshmen through College Sophomores
Award Amount: Varies

The Women in Wireless Communications Scholarship is available to female students in the College of Technology at Idaho State University.

You must be enrolled in the electronic wireless telecommunications program and demonstrate a strong academic performance, involvement in co-curricular activities and future goals in the field of wireless communications to be eligible for this award.

Get more information on the Women in Wireless Communications Scholarship.

NASA Internships

Deadline: Varies
Available to: Minimum Age 16 Years

Provided by National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), the NASA Internships are available to are available to high school through graduate level students attending full-time accredited programs appropriate to the NASA internship. You must be a U.S. citizen, majoring in wide-variety of majors ranging from business to science and engineering to be considered for this internship.

College-level interns must maintain a minimum GPA of 3.0. As an intern, you will engage in scientific or engineering research, development, and operations activities.

In addition, there are non-technical internship opportunities to engage in professional activities which support NASA business and administrative processes.

Get more information on the NASA Internship.

Rugh Family Scholarship
Deadline: Varies
Available to: College Freshmen through College Seniors
Award Amount: Varies

The Rugh Family Scholarship is open to students at the Virginia Military Institute.

You must demonstrate capability in engineering or the physical sciences to qualify for this award.

Learn more information about the Rugh Family Scholarship.

American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and AC Engineers (ASHRAE)
Undergraduate Engineering Scholarship
Deadline: Varies
Available to: College Freshmen through College Seniors
Award Amount: Varies

The American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers Undergraduate Engineering Scholarship is available to undergraduate students who are enrolled in an ABET-accredited program leading to a Bachelor of Science or a Bachelor of Engineering Science degree.

Your course of study must be related to heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration. A minimum 3.0 GPA is required.

Learn more information about the ASHRAE Undergraduate Engineering Scholarship.

Chevron Society of Women Engineers Scholarship

Deadline: Varies
Available to: College Sophomores through College Juniors
Award Amount: Varies

The Chevron Society of Women Engineers Scholarship is available to sophomores and juniors at the University of Idaho. You must have a minimum GPA of 3.0, be a member of the UI Soceity of Women Engineers, and be majoring in one of the following fields to be eligible for this award: civil engineering, chemical engineering, electrical engineering, mechanical engineering and computer science.

Get more information on the Chevron Society of Women Engineers Scholarship.

Dr. William W.L. “Bill” Taylor Memorial Scholarship Competition

Deadline: Varies
Available to: College Freshmen through College Seniors
Award Amount: Varies

The Dr. William W.L. “Bill” Taylor Memorial Scholarship Competition is available to students attending or planning to attend a Washington DC Metropolitan-area university or college.

You must also be a U.S. citizen and demonstrate academic achievement through your GPA. You must be registered for full-time study as a student in good standing in your high school, college or university.

In addition, you must demonstrate your participation in a Very Low Frequency (VLF) research project, leadership abilities, and your motivation as a physical science student to be eligible for this award.

Get more information on the Dr. William W.L. “Bill” Taylor Memorial Scholarship Competition.

University Space Research Association (USRA) Scholarship

Deadline: Varies
Available to: College Juniors through College Seniors
Award Amount: $1,000

The University Space Research Association Scholarship to full-time students who have shown a career interest in the physical sciences or engineering with an emphasis on space research or space science education.

This includes, but is not limited to, aerospace engineering, astronomy, bio-physics, chemistry, chemical engineering, computer science, electrical engineering, geophysics, geology, mathematics, mechanical engineering, science education and physics.

In order to apply, you must have completed at least two (2) years of college credits by the time the award is received. U.S. citizenship is required as well as a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.50.

Get more information on the University Space Research Association (USRA) Scholarship.

STEM-Field Internships

Federal Reserve Board Project Internship

Deadline: 4/01/16
Available to: Graduate Students, Year 1 through Year 5

The Project Internship at the Federal Reserve Board is available to undergraduate and graduate students. Interns will work on various projects in the Division of Research and Statistics.

Eligible majors include: economics, finance, statistics, mathematics or computer science.

Applicants must submit the following materials: cover letter, resume (indicating citizenship and visa status), college transcript and three letters of academic reference directly from professors.

Get more information on the Federal Reserve Board Project Internship.

EMC Internship

Deadline: Varies
Available to: College Freshmen through Graduate Students, Year 5

The EMC Internship is open to graduate and undergraduate students majoring in business, marketing, finance, computer science, information technology, electrical and computer engineering, and law.

To qualify, you must have a minimum 3.0 GPA, unrestricted authorization to work in the United States and commitment to the duration of the assignment.

Get more information on the EMC Internship.

INROADS Internship Program

Deadline: Varies
Available to: Maximum Age 18 Years

The INROADS Internship Program matches underrepresented minority students with internship opportunities with more than 60 major corporations, including Fortune 500 companies. Students who have career interests in Business, Engineering, Computers and Information Sciences, Retail Store Management, Sales, Health, or Marketing are encouraged to apply.

You must be either a graduating high school senior who has been admitted to an accredited college or university or a college freshman or sophomore to be eligible for these internships. High school students must have a minimum 3.0 GPA, college students must have a minimum 2.8 GPA.

All applicants must be permanent residents of the United States.

Get more information on the INROADS Internship Program.

Science Undergraduate Laboratory Internship

Deadline: Varies
Available to: College Freshmen through College Seniors

The Project Internship at the Federal Reserve Board is available to undergraduate and graduate students. Interns will work on various projects in the Division of Research and Statistics.

Eligible majors include: economics, finance, statistics, mathematics or computer science.

Applicants must submit the following materials: cover letter, resume (indicating citizenship and visa status), college transcript and three letters of academic reference directly from professors.

Get more information on the Science Undergraduate Laboratory Internship.

Hormel Product Development Internship

Deadline: Varies
Available to: College Juniors

The Hormel Product Development Internship is open to junior animal science majors. You must have a minimum 3.0 GPA and demonstrate leadership skills, strong work ethic and an entrepreneurial spirit to qualify for this award. Previous meats experience (i.e. university meat lab, meats judging team, etc.) is beneficial.

A requirement of this position is to be a citizen or national of the United States, a lawful, permanent resident or have a valid work visa.

Get more information on the Hormel Product Development Internship.

Retensa Internship Program

Deadline: Varies
Available to: College Seniors through Graduate Students, Year 5

The Retensa Internship Program is available to college seniors or graduate students attending an accredited four-year university or graduate school with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher.

You must be majoring in business management, management information systems, marketing, computer science, industrial/organizational psychology, and organizational/human resource development. Prior relevant coursework or experience and computing skills are required.

A minimum of 3 days/week is required and flexible hours are available.

Get more information on the Retensa Internship Program.

National Aquarium in Baltimore Information Technology Internship

Deadline: Varies
Available to: College Juniors through College Seniors

Provided by the National Aquarium in Baltimore, the Information Technology Internship is available at the National Aquarium in Baltimore.

Two paths are available for the internship, a network administration path and a system developer path.

You must a junior or senior student enrolled in an accredited college and pursuing a degree in computer science, information technology or a related field to qualify for this position.

Get more information on the National Aquarium in Baltimore Information Technology Internship.

Chabot Space and Science Center Internship

Deadline: Varies
Available to: College Freshmen through Graduate Students, Year 5

The Chabot Space and Science Center Internship is open to undergraduate and graduate students who are pursuing a career in the museum field and have a strong interest in science and education.

To be eligible for this internship, you must: have a desire to gain hands-on experience in exhibit development and the overall workings of a science museum; and possess strong creativity, flexibility, enthusiasm and problem-solving skills; have excellent research, writing, verbal communication and strong computer skills; have experience with digital imaging, graphic design and/or CAD software (Adobe Creative Suite, QuarkXPress, AutoCAD, etc.); have shop skills and experience using hand and power tools to work with wood, plastics, metals and paints; and have prior collections management experience.

Interns will work as part of a team with the exhibits manager, exhibit content developers, exhibit technicians and exhibit volunteers.

Three letters of recommendation are required.

Get more information on the Chabot Space and Science Center Internship.

Federal Reserve Board Economics Research Project Internship

Deadline: Varies
Available to: College Freshmen through College Seniors

The Economics Research Project Internship at the Federal Reserve Board is available to undergraduate and graduate students. Interns will work on various projects in the Division of Research and Statistics.

Eligible majors include: economics, finance, statistics, mathematics or computer science.

Applicants must submit the following materials: cover letter, resume (indicating citizenship and visa status), college transcript and three letters of academic reference directly from professors.

Get more information on the Federal Reserve Board Economics Research Project Internship.

National Space Biomedical Research Institute (NSBRI) Summer Apprenticeship Program

Deadline: Varies
Available to: College Juniors through Graduate Students, Year 5

The National Space Biomedical Research Institute (NSBRI) Summer Apprenticeship Program is available to undergraduate, graduate and medical students interested in seeking solutions to health concerns facing astronauts on long missions. To be eligible for the program, applicants must have completed their sophomore year at a university and must be a U.S. citizen.

This internship provides the opportunity to join ongoing project activities at NASA Johnson Space Center in Houston, Texas and NASA Glenn Research Center in Cleveland, Ohio. It provides interns an hourly wage but does not cover housing or travel.

Get more information on the National Space Biomedical Research Institute (NSBRI) Summer Apprenticeship Program.

Vine Partnerships Internship

Deadline: Varies
Available to: College Freshmen through Graduate Students, Year 5

Sponsored by Twitter, the Vine Partnerships Internship is available to undergraduate and graduate students who are pursuing a degree in computer science, economics, business administration or an equivalent field. Interns will work on video production and editing, partnership management, content management, research and software development.

You must have experience with database query tools and be currently pursuing a degree in order to be considered for this internship.

Get more information on the Vine Partnerships Internship.

Amazon.com Software Development Engineer Internship

Deadline: Varies
Ages: College Juniors through College Seniors

Provided by Amazon.Com, Inc., the Software Development Engineer Internship is available to students who are studying computer science or computer engineering.

You must have experience with object-oriented design and coding skills. This internship is three months long and primarily takes place during the summer.

Learn more information about the Amazon.com Software Development Engineer Internship.

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