STEM Scholarships

Stem Scholarships

As our country continues to pace ahead in technology and science, STEM careers are key drivers for our country to remain competitive and solve the problems of tomorrow.

Knowing the number of STEM jobs will only increase in the future, several STEM scholarships have become available to help push students into these fields to meet future demand.

Innovation and entrepreneurs have always been the backbone of our economy and science, technology, engineering and mathematics driving our economic engine.

With another half million new jobs in these fields over the next 10 years, STEM students are needed to fill these positions to keep our economy healthy.

STEM Careers

STEM careers offer entrants numerous choices to explore. While all are bounded in science, there are plenty of variations among these careers that most students can find something they like and hopefully excel at.

Here are just some of the most popular and well paying jobs with their average salaries.

IT Careers

Computer and Information Research Scientist $116,320 11%
Systems Software Developer $110,590 17%
Computer Network Architect $104,240 9%
Information Security Analyst $96,040 18%
Computer Systems Analyst $91,620 21%
Database Administrator $87,130 11%
Web Developer $72,150 27%

Engineering Careers

OCCUPATION MEAN ANNUAL WAGE JOB GROWTH
Petroleum Engineer $147,030 10%
Chemical Engineer $105,420 2%
Electronics Engineer $103,760 0%
Mining and Geological Engineer $103,010 6%
Marine Engineer and Naval Architect $99,860 9%
Health and Safety Engineer $90,190 6%
Civil Engineer $89,730 8%

Science Careers

Physicist $121,770 7%
Astronomer $110,380 7%
Geoscientist $106,390 10%
Material Scientist $101,570 3%
Medical Scientist $95,000 8%
Atmospheric and Space Scientist $94,840 12%
Biochemist or Biophysicist $94,340 8%

Mathematics Careers

OCCUPATION MEAN ANNUAL WAGE JOB GROWTH
Actuary $114,120 18%
Economist $112,860 6%
Mathematician $105,600 21%
Financial Analyst $97,640 12%
Statistician $85,160 34%
Operations Research Analyst $84,340 30%
Market Research Analyst $70,620 19%

Regardless of the STEM path you choose, it’s important to pick an occupation for more than just monetary reasoning. You will perform these duties for the rest of your life, so it should be something that you won’t hate to do at the very least.

STEM Scholarships

wdt_ID Name Type Deadline Awards Given Amount Apply Description Eligibility
41 DevTeam.Space STEM Scholarships Scholarship 03/01/2019 1 1,000 A $1,000 scholarship to be used towards your educational and professional development goals. You can spend this on anything from coding boot camps to online programming courses, textbooks etc. 13 years or older and live in the United States
42 AFCEA Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) Major Scholarships for Undergraduate Students Scholarship 04/12/2019 Varies 0 For the 2019-2020 Academic Year, applicants will be considered for all AFCEA STEM Major scholarship opportunities for which they are qualified. Applications will be accepted from current eligible undergraduate level students majoring in STEM fields that meet the mission of AFCEA (listed below), to include Cyber Security, Intelligence and Homeland Security-related disciplines. Applications will be accepted from current eligible undergraduate level students majoring in STEM fields that meet the mission of AFCEA, to include Cyber Security, Intelligence and Homeland Security-related disciplines. Online programs are eligible.

Qualifying STEM majors related to the mission of AFCEA include: Biometry/Biometrics, Computer Engineering, Computer Forensics Science, Computer Programming, Computer Science, Computer Systems, Cybersecurity, Electrical Engineering, Electronics Engineering, Geospatial Science, Information Science, Information Technology, Information Resource Management, Intelligence, Mathematics, Network Engineering, Network Security, Operations, Research, Physics, Robotics Engineering, Robotics Technology, Statistics, Strategic Intelligence, and Telecommunications Engineering
43 AfterCollege STEM Inclusion Scholarship Scholarship 09/30/2019 Varies 500 We believe that what's good for students is good for everyone: schools, employers, community, and other students! That’s why we not only help students find jobs & internships, but also offer scholarships to help fund their education. AfterCollege has awarded more than $1,000,000 in scholarships and student activities through our program to date. - Open to currently enrolled students working toward a degree in a field of Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics from a group underrepresented in their field of study. Underrepresented groups may be defined by: gender, race, ethnic background, disability, sexual orientation, age, socio-economic status, nationality and other non-visible differences.
- Minimum 3.0 GPA