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Whitaker Center

Whitaker Center

STEM Scholarships

 
 

You must complete the Foundation Scholarship Application for all Scholarships by March 1.

SCHOLARSHIP DESCRIPTIONS

STEM Summer Research

During the summer of 2017, we have 1 scholarship available for a STEM major with research in the life sciences through the Steven and Carol Brodie Scholarship and 10 scholarships available for Environmental Studies, Marine Science, and Environmental Engineering majors graduating May 2018 or later and Masters Environmental Science through the Blair Foundation Scholarship (below). The Deadline to apply for these scholarships has passed. Award announcements will be made in March.

Steven and Carol Brodie Scholarship - $10,000 summer scholarship to conduct research with an FGCU faculty advisor in a life science area. The award is split as $5,000 as a summer scholarship to the student and $5,000  for research supplies and travel while the student is conducting research at FGCU.

  • Requirements: Student must provide a letter of support from their faculty research advisor, conduct research in the life sciences, have a minimum 3.0 GPA, and have an expected graduation date of May 2018 or later. There will be 1 award for 2017.

Blair Foundation Environmental Sciences Scholarship - $5,000 summer scholarship to conduct research with an FGCU faculty advisor.

  • Requirements: Student must provide a letter of support from their faculty research advisor, demonstrate a serious commitment to protecting the environment, have a minimum 3.0 GPA, and be an upperclassmen pursuing one of the following majors:  Environmental Engineering, Environmental Studies, Marine Science, or a graduate student in Environmental Science.  There will be 10 awards for 2017. 

 

 Information for Faculty Mentor Letter for summer research scholarships.

 

STEM Education (Future Teacher Scholarships)

Schulze Future Teacher Scholarships (Undergraduate) $7,500 scholarship award that covers tuition ($6,000) and supplies ($1,500) over the academic year. Interested students should contact the Whitaker Center.

  • Requirements: Students must be pursuing a STEM major, an Education minor, and have a minimum 3.25 GPA. Students should be working toward teacher certification and must agree to teach at the 6-12 level post-graduation for each year they receive the scholarship.

Schulze Future Teacher Scholarships (Post-baccalaureate) $11,400 scholarship award that covers tuition into the Teacher Immersion Program (TIP), a graduate-level teacher education program in the College of Education. Interested students should contact Dr. Cynthia Martelli, TIP coordinator in the College of Education.

  • Requirements: Practical, competent knowledge in a STEM subject.
  • Preferred Requirements: STEM baccalaureate or master degree, career in the discipline, now wishing to pursue teaching.

Noyce@FGCU STEM Teacher Scholarships – $14,000 scholarship award over the academic year. Interested students should contact the Whitaker Center.

  • Requirements:  Students must be pursuing a STEM major, an Education minor, and have a minimum 3.00 GPA. Students should be working toward teacher certification and must agree to teach in a public school setting at the 6-12 level post-graduation two years for each year they receive the scholarship. Student must be a U.S. citizens or permanent resident.
  • Preferred Qualifications: participation in service-learning activities in a public school setting or other experiences working with K-12 students.