S-STEM Program and Scholarship OpportunityNSF

Apply to be an S-STEM scholar! Check out the flyer!

 The S-STEM Program 

  • Need-based scholarships up to $5,000 or $6,000 depending on time until transfer
  • Research and internship opportunities
  • Scholars who transfer to CSUSB may be eligible for additional awards up to $8,000 during their junior and senior years
  • Additional support and resume-building opportunities

Eligibility Criteria: 

  • Plan to pursue at least a bachelor’s degree in the sciences (including biological sciences, geosciences, physics, chemistry, astronomy, materials science), mathematics, engineering, computer and information sciences, or technology fields associated with the disciplines above (excludes medicine and other clinical fields)
  • Minimum 2.75 overall GPA
  • Enrolled full-time when applying and be full-time when receiving award
  • Completion or current registration in precalculus (Math 151 or above)
  • Complete Ed Plan (SEP) leading to transfer in one of the fields listed above and planned transfer by Fall 2021 or Fall 2022
  • Demonstrated financial need as defined by the US Department of Education rules for need-based Federal financial aid
  • Must be citizens of the United States, nationals of the United States, or aliens admitted as refugees or permanent residents 

Application Requirements:

  • A complete application: bit.ly/stemscholar
  • 2 letters of recommendation - at least one from a faculty member. If possible, one should be from a recent mathematics instructor and a second should be from a recent science instructor. Other possible sources for recommendations: Counseling faculty, other faculty, high school teachers, people who have supervised your work or your research
  • An essay describing your motivation for pursuing a degree and a summary of your career goals
  • A copy of your Student Education Plan (SEP)
  • An unofficial copy of your transcripts 

Applications due October 5 by 11:59 pm; Recommendations accepted through October 11

For more information, please reach out to Jennifer Bjerke.

Brookes Owens FellowshipBSF Logo

Interested in a career in aerospace? The Brooke Owens Fellowship provides paid internships and executive mentorship to women and gender minorities in the aerospace industry, including in engineering, science, policy, and business.The application is currently live until October 4th! 

Why apply? Fellows have interned at over 30 host companies such as SpaceX, NASA, Blue Origin, and Boeing. Each cohort convenes for a paid 3-day summit in July (virtually during COVID) to build connections with their class and network with top aerospace professionals. In addition to a paid internship and summit experience, fellows are also matched with executive mentors— think CEOs and astronauts! 

Still interested? Take a look at the BOF application on our website! Also stay tuned for updates on our social media accounts below, and feel free to contact us if you have any questions. Looking forward to seeing your application!

Virtual Open House for the College of Engineering, Computer Science, and Technology (ECST) at Cal State LA. Virtual Open House ECST

We would like to invite your MESA Community College students to our Virtual ECST Open House in partnership with Boeing on October 17, 2020 from  9 a.m. -12 p.m. The platform will be Zoom webinar and Zoom.  We will have Boeing hosting a session on Resume Writing, ECST faculty sharing about our college, and more! To register click here.

CSU Transfer CenterCSU logo

There’s a lot going on at the CSU Transfer Center right now as we get ready for the Fall 2021 transfer applications to open up. First there is CSU Week, replacing our annual fall transfer fair, taking place October 5-9 featuring each CSU. To apply, click here.

Second the Transfer Center’s Transfer Application Workshops will be providing assistance for both CSU and UC applications for students that are planning to transfer for Fall 2021. To see the full list of dates for these workshops, click here.

EARLY CAREERS/INTERNSHIPS AT DREAMWORKS

DreamWorks offers a number of programs including a Trainee Program, Internships, and Artist Development sponsored by Diversity & Inclusion & Talent Management.

Internships are open to current students and post graduates (up to 6 months post graduation) who are interested in pursuing careers in the animation industry. Our 12 week immersive program spans across many departments in DreamWorks Animated Television and Feature Films. There are 3 seasons internships are offered at DreamWorks (Spring, Summer and Fall) and includes an intern specific studio informational programs, social events and community outreach project. We believe that investing in our interns and the experience they have at our studio will help us cultivate our future talent! Click here to view early career opportunities.

THE ULTIMATE LIST OF SCHOLARSHIPS FOR WOMEN AND GIRLS

The Scholarship System

College can be expensive. That’s why scholarships for women are so valuable. First, they help lower the cost of going to school, which is worthwhile in itself. Second, they are only open to female students, making them potentially less competitive.

If you have a girl getting ready to head to college, here is the ultimate list of scholarships for women and girls.

To read more, click here: The Ultimate List of Scholarships for Women and Girls

Are you interested in an internship with JPL? DISCOVER WHAT YOU’RE MADE OF!

Being an Intern at JPL puts you right in the action, working alongside the scientists and engineers who’ve helped make JPL the leading center for robotic exploration of the solar system. Internships at JPL provide a strong pathway to a career with JPL and NASA. Many JPLers entered our Universe as student interns and contribute to major discoveries at JPL today.

As part of every internship, students receive mentorship and are encouraged to apply for full-time roles upon graduation.

We are looking for current students enrolled in relevant disciplines who demonstrate academic excellence with a minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA.

Click here to get started: https://jpl.jobs/#1, and choose career level “Students”. 

Golden 1 Scholarship

Golden 1 Credit Union believes in investing in California’s future leaders, and we are proud to do our part to help them achieve their educational goals. Through the Golden 1 Credit  Union scholarship program, we provide members and their dependents financial assistance, valued at up to $20,000 per student. Students receive awards based on academic achievement, community involvement, and extracurricular activities. Since the program began in 2013, we have awarded $2.7 million in scholarship funding to students throughout California.

Recipients can receive:

  • Up to $1,000 annually to full-time students who plan to attend an accredited, nonprofit, two-year community college in California
  • Up to $5,000 annually to full-time students who plan to attend an accredited, nonprofit, four-year college or university in California

In order to be eligible, you must:

  • Hold a grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 or higher
  • Be involved in community service totaling at least 24 hours in the last 12 months
  • Be a Golden 1 member for at least one year, or be a dependent of someone who has been a member for at least one year*

Applications will be accepted beginning in October 2020 for scholarships awarded in spring 2021.

Here is where you apply: Golden 1 Credit Union  

*Student recipients who are not already Golden 1 members must become members prior to accepting a scholarship. Must be listed as the Member/Owner of the account.

Lockheed Martin STEM Scholarship

Calling all STEM Scholars!

Lockheed Martin has launched a new scholarship program to provide opportunities to students who want to build th talents and change the world!

Beginning in 2019, Lockheed was awarding 200 scholarships of $10,000 per student ----- renewable each year.  The program will continue to add up to 200 new recipients each year and will be open to individuals studying engineering or computer science that demonstrate financial need and come from underrepresented or underserved communities.

The scholarship program doesn't end with a check.  Mentoring opportunities will be a key component of the program and recipients will also be eligible for Lockheed Martin internship opportunities following their freshman year in college.

Applications for the 2020 - 2021 school year are now closed.

More information: Lockheed Martin STEM Scholarship

FAQ's

Scholarship Announcement

Contact Information: Please contact the Lockheed Martin STEM Scholarship Program administrator at lockheedmartin@scholarshipamerica.org or 1-800-507-931-0465 and ask for the Lockheed Martin STEM Scholarship Program. 

OppU Achievers Scholarship

The OppU Achievers Scholarship celebrates achievement in its many forms and honors those who create opportunity for themselves and others.

Founded in 2016, the scholarship provides $2,500 for current or future education costs.  Scholarship selections are made four times a year.  

Award Amount:  $10,000 to students who have demonstrated outstanding achievement.

Requirements:

Eligibility:

  • Be enrolled full time in high school or at least part time in college, graduate, professional or trade school
  • Possess a cumulative GPA of at least 3.0 - 4.0

Apply Here!

Deadline: Winners for the OppU Achievers Scholarship are selected four times a year, with submission deadlines on September 30, December 31, March 31 and June 30. 

MESA (Mathematics, Engineering, Science Achievement) Scholarship

University of the Pacific

Important Information

The MESA program encourages high school and community college MESA students to enroll in engineering, mathematics and science programs at the University of the Pacific.  MESA students who are eligible for financial aid through FAFSA may recieve an additional $1,000 per year MESA Scholarship. 

In order to be eligible, please click here to find more information!

Click here for the application and deadline for high school and transfer students!

If you have any questions, please email the MESA director Elana Peach-Fine at epeachfine@pacific.edu or call or text her at 530-768-7227!