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Are you interested in studying science, technology, engineering or math? Then don’t miss out on the opportunity to apply for a $1,000 student support award offered by the DCCCD Development Office (thanks to help from Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson).

The application deadline has been extended to April 1.

If you’re chosen to receive a STEM Initiative Student Support Award, you’ll get other benefits, too. Both new and returning students are eligible; 100 awards will be made.

As an award recipient, you’ll receive:

  • a $1,000 student support stipend awarded in two installments of $500 (for Fall 2011 and Spring 2012)
  • mentoring
  • information about transfer opportunities
  • opportunities to explore careers and network with other STEM students, faculty and industry professionals, and participate in a summit where you’ll learn about issues and opportunities in STEM areas

Eligibility requirements include:

  • career interests in the STEM professions and/or teaching in STEM disciplines
  • GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • enroll in a minimum of six credit hours each semester

Get complete details, including a list of eligible and ineligible programs, an application and more on the DCCCD Foundation website.