STEM Scholar Application Information

Applications for 2014 are closed

What is the Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Scholars Program?

The STEM Scholars program is a five-year program funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF) starting in Fall 2010. The program annually awards 10 renewable scholarships to incoming freshman or transfer students of approximately $3,800, increasing the group to 40 students in years four and five. Eligible students must select a major offered in the College of Engineering, Mathematics and Science, demonstrate academic excellence, and show financial need. This program crosses STEM disciplines within the College of EMS by building a strong network through various group activities.

To learn more about the STEM Scholars program and what it has to offer please view our STEM Scholars Fact Sheet.

In order to apply for the STEM Scholars Program, you must be admitted into the University of Wisconsin-Platteville. If you have been admitted to UW-Platteville and are interested in our program please apply.


Directions for filling out the application:

  • Complete STEM Scholars application and contract below.
  • Each applicant must demonstrate financial need and have a FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) report submitted. Please attach a copy of the SAR (Student Aid Report) to be eligible for this scholarship. (FAFSA can be completed on-line at and the SAR is sent to you in an e-mail after you complete the FAFSA.)
  • Each applicant must attach a copy of your HIGH SCHOOL TRANSCRIPT.
  • Each applicant must provide a letter of recommendation completed by a science, technology, engineering or mathematics professional (e.g. teacher, work supervisor, etc. The letter should address academic aptitude,  motivation, leadership qualitites, time management skills, service learning, and/or memberships).  Letters should be submitted to the person/address shown at the bottom of the application form or they may provide the recommendation in a sealed and signed envelope to be included with your complete application.

For your convenience the application and contract of provided in both MS Word format and PDF format.

MS word Document


2014 Application

2014 Application

2014 Contract

2014 Contract


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