Check out the following resources including scholarship opportunities, career planning resources, summer programs and more:
The SMART Scholarship: The Science, Mathematics And Research for Transformation (SMART) Scholarship for Service Program is an opportunity for students pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) disciplines to receive a full scholarship and be gainfully employed upon degree completion.
Intel Education: Students of today are the innovators of tomorrow. Intel helps to enable the next generation of scientists, engineers, and entrepreneurs by sponsoring competitions and recognizing schools that demonstrate leadership in innovative math and science programs.
The Gates Millennium Scholars: The Gates Millennium Scholars Program (GMS), established in 1999, was initially funded by a $1 billion grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. The goal of GMS is to promote academic excellence and to provide an opportunity for outstanding minority students with significant financial need to reach their highest potential.
The United Negro College Fund: UNCF plays a critical role in enabling more than 60,000 students each year to attend college and get the education they want and deserve. To close the educational attainment gap between African Americans and the majority population, UNCF helps promising students attend college and graduate. Includes information on scholarships, fellowships, internships and more.
FinAid!: FinAid was established in the fall of 1994 as a public service. This award-winning site has grown into the most comprehensive source of student financial aid information, advice and tools — on or off the web. Includes information on scholarships, loans, savings, calculators and more.
MedZilla: Includes information on job & internship opportunities, salary surveys and other resources for people interested in health care, pharmaceuticals, science and biotechnology.
Goddard Space Flight Center: NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center is home to the nation’s largest organization of combined scientists, engineers and technologists that build spacecraft, instruments and new technology to study the Earth, the sun, our solar system, and the universe. Includes information on education programs, workshops and other events and resources.
Funding Education Beyond High School: This is a comprehensive resource on student financial aid from the U.S. Department of Education. Grants, loans, and work-study are the three major forms of aid available through the Department’s Federal Student Aid office. Funding Education Beyond High School: The Guide to Federal Student Aid tells you about the programs and how to apply for them.
CollegePlan.org: The College Planning Web site provides students, families and education professionals with information on college selection, admission, financial aid and scholarships. Plus, direct links to the best college planning sites on the internet are just a click away.
The National Society of High School Scholars Foundation (NSHSS): NSHSS Foundation STEM scholarships are created to help reduce financial barriers for high school seniors interested in entering college to pursue STEM majors–Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics. The scholarships are for entering college freshmen who belong to underrepresented groups in STEM careers. The scholarships are to be used for the student’s first year of college.