STEM Fellow Programs imageSTEM Fellows Program

Amount: Up to $7,000 depending on student financial need. Students who are awarded Honor's, President's, Provost's, Freshman Scholar's 1 or 2 will be eligible for a combined maximum of $9,000 for the academic year.
Criteria: Incoming freshmen students (2017 high school graduates), who have an ACT score of 23 or above and a high school GPA of at least 3.4.  Applicants must intend to major in a STEM discipline (Science, Engineering, Technology or Mathematics). Must be U.S. Citizen or U.S. Permanent Resident.
STEM Fellows is a residential program during the first year. Students will live on campus on the STEM Fellows floor of Fenn Tower.
Applicants for the Fall 2017 Cohort must apply by January 31, 2017. Applications received after January 31, 2017 will be considered on a space available basis.
Note that entry into the STEM Fellows program is restricted to first year students.
Preference is given to students from the following high schools:  any Cleveland Metropolitan School District High School, Bedford High School, Cleveland Heights/University Heights, Euclid, Horizon Science Academy, Maple Heights, Richmond Heights, Saint Martin de Porres, Shaker Heights, Shaw, or Warrensville Heights.
Thank you for your interest in the STEM Fellows Program.
Number of Awards: Up to 25
Renewable: Yes, must maintain minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA. Must participate and be in good standing in the STEM Fellows Program.

Choose Ohio First Scholarship

Cleveland State University offers scholarships for incoming first year students who plan to pursue a major in one of the STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics) disciplines. Choose Ohio First Success in Math is a State funded scholarship and academic program at CSU for incoming first year students who plan to pursue a major in one of the STEMM disciplines. The goal of the program is to increase the number of students who graduate with a STEM degree. Success in STEM majors requires a relatively high level of mathematics preparation. 
Eligible students are identified from CSU applicants and invited to participate in the program. Preference will be given to students in the Cleveland Metropolitan School District.
Participating students will receive a scholarship award for up to $5,200, based on the financial need. Students will participate in cohort activities including specialized advising, guest speakers, field trips, and other unique opportunities. Scholarships are renewable each year for students who remain in good standing with the program, contingent on State funding. To remain in good standing, students must have a minimum 3.0 GPA, attend at least 5 Choose Ohio First meetings each semester and participate in the spring Choose Ohio First poster section.
Choose Ohio First Scholars will enroll in some of their classes as part of the Choose Ohio First Scholars cohort. The Choose Ohio First Scholars will attend colloquia with speakers from STEM fields in industry and academia five times per semester. Choose Ohio First Scholars will have access to supplemental instruction, tutoring and other resources to assist them in completing their STEM degree.

University Scholars in STEM

University Scholars in STEM is an exciting oppurtunity for students who are pursuing a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) major.  
University Scholars in STEM is an NSF-funded scholarship and academic program for students in STEM disciplines. Students must be full time in a STEM major with 2 or 3 years of study remaining, a cummulative GPA of 3.0 or higher, and an average GPA of 3.0 or higher in STEM courses.
If accepted, students will receive up to $10,000 in scholarship support and will participate in a cohort with other students in the program. Specialized advising, guest speakers, field trips, and numerous unique learning oppurtunities are all benefits of participation in University Scholars in STEM
For detailed information, please visit the University Scholars in STEM webpage here, however as of Spring 2016,  this program is no longer accepting new students.