Welcome to the STEM Opportunities website. STEM stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math. The STEM acronym was developed by the federal government to encompass these specific majors. Cleveland State University offers a wide variety of academic programs, scholarships, and study opportunities for students majoring in the Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math disciplines. For more information, you can download a "PDF" version of our brochure.
1. Cleveland State University offers five different Choose Ohio First Scholarships that are listed below:
2. The University Scholars in STEM has scholarships with an annual value between $2000 and $10,000. This scholarship is funded by the National Science Foundation. This program is for students entering their sophomore year of study, having a GPA of 3.0 overall and majoring in a STEM discipline. No new applications for 2011-2012 are being accepted at this time due to NSF funding issues. Please check back in early spring of 2012 for more updates.
3. The McNair Scholars Program is sponsored by the U.S. Department of Education. This program is directed at first generation college students from an economically disadvantaged background or from underrepresented groups, students that show a strong academic potential in STEM disciplines, and that are committed to pursuing a Ph.D. degree. Application forms are now available.
4. The Robert J. Noyce Scholarship for CSUTeach is funded by the National Science Foundation. It awards selected students participating in the CSUTeach program paid summer internships, and awards $20,000 scholarships to five selected participating juniors. The application deadline for the $20,000 scholarship is August 6, 2010. The Robert J. Noyce Scholarship also makes possible the opportunity to take CSUTeach “Step 1” and “Step 2” courses free of charge, for a limited number of students (no application required).