NACME Scholars (Block Grant) Program

  • Website Address
  • http://www.nacme.org/scholarships
  • Contact
  • Dr. Chris Smith
  • Email Address
  • scholars@nacme.org
  • Application Deadline
  • Varies
  • Number Of Awards
  • See Description
  • Maximum Amount
  • $62,500
  • Scholarship Description
  • AT&T is helping NACME bring the Academy of Engineering, a high school career academy program, to high schools in Anchorage, AK; Oklahoma City, OK; Atlanta, GA; Dallas, TX; Kansas City, MO; Milwaukee, WI; and Charlotte, NC. This program is focused on improving skills in math and science for at-risk, underrepresented students. AT&T funding also provides scholarships to students who are pursuing engineering and other technical degrees at one of the 47 NACME partner universities.

    To be eligible for the NACME Scholars Program students must enroll in an engineering program at a partner university, be a URM, and maintain a minimum required GPA (ranging from 2.5-2.8)

    NACME distributes grant payments in two installments each academic year. Under the scholars program, each entering freshman scholar is eligible for $12,500 for up to five (5) years ($62,500 total). Two-year transfers and currently enrolled sophomores and beyond are eligible for the identical annual support for up to three years. Scholarship amounts may vary based on the scholar's financial need to cover the cost of education.

    Eligibility:
    -High school seniors must be accepted by the university's college of engineering (at the end of the freshman year, NACME assumes a minimum GPA of 2.5
    -Must be currently enrolled students must have completed a calculus, physics, or chemistry course, earning at least a "B," and be accepted into engineering
    -Two-year community college transfers, i.e., those accepted for their third year of engineering study, must enter with at least a 2.7 cumulative GPA and an associate degree in engineering science

    For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.

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