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Access to Innovative Education in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (AIE-STEM) Scholarship Program

Access to Innovative Education in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (AIE-STEM) Scholarship Program

**Please note we are accepting applications for the fall semester.**

Landmark College’s Access to Innovative Education in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics Scholarship Program (AIE-STEM) aims to increase access to education and career pathways for academically talented students with financial need who are pursuing life sciences or computer science. Scholars work closely with dedicated faculty members who provide active mentoring and academic assistance for the scholars to maximize their chances for academic and career success. The scholarships are funded by a grant from the National Science Foundation’s Scholarships in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics program (NSF DUE S-STEM Award # 1643326). Participants in good standing will be awarded the AIE-STEM scholarship each semester (up to $5,000 per semester) until graduation. Through intensive faculty mentoring, scholarship recipients will be encouraged to pursue further study or careers in STEM upon graduation. We encourage high school students and current Landmark students, including transfer students, to apply. To be eligible for this scholarship, you must:

  • Be a United States citizen, national, or permanent resident at the time of application.
  • Demonstrate financial need as defined by the U.S. Department of Education rules for need-based federal financial aid.
  • Be pursuing a Life Science or Computer Science degree at Landmark College
  • Have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5 (current Landmark College students).
  • Be enrolled at least half-time (a minimum of 6 credit hours) at Landmark College and taking courses in one of the above degrees during the semester receiving the scholarship.

Scholarship Application Checklist

  • UNOFFICIAL TRANSCRIPT: Most recent academic transcript including all enrolled, completed, and transferred college credit. Transcript must include final grades for semester prior to applying.
  • ONE: Letter of Recommendation (may be submitted online by your reference)
    • One from an academic reference who can attest to your academic ability and interest in STEM as a career.

If you have any questions, please contact the director of the Office of Financial Aid, Michael Mertes, at 802-387-7179; or the codirector of AIE-STEM, Dr. Michelle Wallace, at 802-387-6854. A limited number of AIE-STEM scholarships are available and the selection process is competitive. If you are not initially awarded a STEM scholarship but additional ones become available during the academic year, your application will be automatically reconsidered.

AIE-STEM Application

Explain how you developed a passion for your chosen field (life science or computer science) and what specific areas you plan to pursue through a career in that field. Discuss how a STEM degree will help you pursue a career in this field. Explain how the AIE-STEM scholarship will help you achieve your career goals. Please limit your essay to between 250 – 500 words.
Please use the upload buttons to attach your transcript* and a letter of recommendation. A minimum of 1 attachment is required. (*Transcripts can be unofficial.)
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