SCALE Scholarship

SCALE Scholar Program
Scholarships and Co-curricular Activities Leading to Excellence (SCALE) is a National Science Foundation (NSF) Scholarships in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (S-STEM) program. The main goal of the NSF S-STEM program is to enable low-income students with academic ability and talent, the opportunity to pursue successful careers in STEM fields by increasing the number of low-income students that graduate with a STEM degree. In addition to financial aid, the S-STEM program encourages increased retention and graduation in STEM fields through support of co-curricular activities for these students.

Application Dates – Opens July 1, Closes August 15 for fall and January 15 for spring
Awarding Department – Biology
Department Contact – Antonette Robles – ARobles10@twu.edu
Level – Graduate
Classification – Master’s
Major – Professional Science Master’s in Biotechnology
Minimum Cumulative GPA –3.2
Minimum Enrollment Requirement – 5 credit hours
Minimum Total Credit Hours Earned – N/A
Renewability – may be renewed for a total of 2 years if criteria is met
FAFSA – Required
Other – Be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident
- Students must demonstrate financial need as defined by eligibility for Federal need-based financial aid.
- Resume
- Personal statement (to include your interest in STEM fields and future plans after graduation)
- 2 letters of recommendation from academic references

Award
$10,000.00
Scopes
SCALE
Deadline
08/22/2022
Supplemental Questions
  1. Please upload a resume showing all leadership experience, volunteerism, work experience and any other pertinent information.
  2. Please upload your personal statement (300-400 word to include your interest in STEM fields and future plans after graduation). Please take care with grammar and spelling.
  3. Recommendation Letter 1: Submit a letter of recommendation from someone who can speak of your academic merit and promise in your chosen field.
  4. Recommendation Letter 2: Submit a second letter of recommendation from someone who can speak of your academic merit and promise in your chosen field.