The 2015/2016 academic year is the last year for funding for the PIPESTEMS scholarship and we are not having any recruitment for the Fall Semester in 2015. We might have a recruitment for the Spring 2016 semester, this will depend on how much funds we have remaining. An update of this status will be posted by October 30th 2015. Thank you.
-Declared major in Science, Technology, Engineering or Math.
- Academic qualifications: ACT 24 and GPA 3.0
- Have a financial need ( you have to fill FAFSA).
WHAT IS NEEDED FOR APPLICATION:
-ACT scores (If you don't have ACT scores you can take residual ACT from Northeast Campus testing center)
- 2 letters of recommendation from from teachers/faculty in STEM major.
-Statement of goals (200 - 300 words)
WHAT IS EXPECTED OF SCHOLARS:
- Be fulltime TCC student (12 hours).
-Maintain 3.0 GPA.
-Meet with mentors at least 3 times a semester to review progress.
-Attend at least 3 education enrichment activities in each semester.
(these events include talks, industrial tours, touring research facilities)
WHAT MAJORS ARE ELIGIBLE:
Biology, biotechnology, chemistry, computer science, electronics technology, engineering, electrical and computer engineering, mechanical engineering, geology, geography, mathematics, physics, chemical laboratory technology, civil engineering, survey engineering, quality control technology.
(Preparing for Innovation Producing Educated Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Scholars)
We are funded by the National Science Foundation.
The primary purpose of the PIPESTEMS project at Tulsa Community College is to increase the number of students in science, technology, engineering and mathematics disciplines by:
1. building on programs focused on increasing retention and graduation;
2. enhancing existing student support services to fit specific needs of STEM scholars; and
3. offering learning enrichment activities such as science seminars, field trips/site visits to partner universities and businesses, and faculty mentoring.
Enrichment activities are based on best practices research, indicating increased enrollment and degree completion as a result of student participation in these activities. The Project Management Team, consisting of one PI and four Co-PIs will enroll 30 students into the PIPESTEMS project each scholarship year.
Project Management Team:
Principal Investigator (PI): Patrick Idwasi, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Chemistry at TCC Metro Campus
Co-Principal Investigators (Co-PIs) include the following TCC faculty members:
Diana Spencer, Ph.D.,
Assistant Professor of Biotechnology, Southeast Campus
Associate Professor of Mathematics, Southeast Campus
Associate Professor of Biology, West Campus
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