Frequently Asked Questions about the Scholarship

  • Who is eligible?
    • American citizen or full-time resident
    • Enrolled as a full-time student (12 hours) at TCC in a science, technology, engineering or math (STEM) major.
    • Have composite ACT scores of 24 and a GPA of 3.0.
  • What majors are eligible?
    • STEM majors that are eligible for this scholarship include: 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.
    • If your major is not included e-mail to check if it is eligible.
  • What are the scholarship benefits?
    • Up to $3,500 per semester based on FINANCIAL NEED.
    • This money can be applied toward tuition, books and other expenses.
    • Faculty mentors are provided for a one-on-one mentoring with scholars.
    • Field trips, special seminars and industrial and academic tours are also afforded to the scholars.
  • How to I apply for the scholarship?
  • When is the deadline?
    • The deadline for the 2014 Spring application was Dec. 6, 2013.
  • Who do I contact if I need clarifications?