"Amarillo College has been awarded a five-year grant by the National Science Foundation (NSF) totaling $628,000 to provide scholarships and research opportunities for STEM majors beginning this fall.
To be considered for scholarship awards of as much as $3,000 for the upcoming fall semester, students planning to major in a STEM field at AC must submit a scholarship application no later than Aug. 7 and meet the following criteria:
Applicants must have a cumulative grade point average of at least 3.0.
An applicant’s most-recent transcript which includes grades through summer 2017 will be verified to ensure GPA eligibility prior to an award.
Applicants must be a declared STEM Major (Chemistry, Computer Science, Engineering, Biological Sciences, Mathematics and/or Physics/Astronomy). Applicants will be disqualified if they have any declared major(s) in another field of study.
All scholarship awards require awardees to enroll and pursue a minimum of 12 credit hours per semester at Amarillo College.
Applicants are required to complete and submit the necessary Amarillo College financial aid forms and documentation, in order to be considered.
Applicants must apply for Federal Financial Aid. Visit www.fafsa.ed.gov to complete the federal form.
Applicants must be a United States citizen to receive this federal scholarship award.