Do you want to be considered for a STEM Scholarship? AISES is excited to offer the “Intel Growing the Legacy Scholarship Program” sponsored by Intel Corporation.
The program offers Intel-sponsored scholarships open for students pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) fields. Selected students will receive scholarship funding of $5,000 to $10,000.
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The American Indian Science and Engineering Society (AISES) has focused on substantially increasing the representation in the fields of science, technology, engineering, math (STEM) and other related disciplines. AISES is a 501 non-profit professional association founded in 1977.
Why apply to this program at AISES? AISES offers internships, professional development and career resources, national and regional conferences, leadership development summits, and another STEM-focused programming.
Application Deadline: 31 May 2023, 10:59 PM (PDT); 11:59 PM (MDT); 12:59 AM (CDT); 1:59 AM (EDT)
- University or Organization: American Indian Science and Engineering Society (AISES)
- Department: STEM
- Course Level: Undergraduate and graduate degree
- Award: $5,000 to $10,000
- Access Mode: Online
- Number of Awards: NA
- Nationality: Domestic (Native Americans)
- The award can be taken in the USA
- Eligible Countries: the United States
- Acceptable Course or Subjects: The scholarship will be awarded for an undergraduate or graduate degree in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) fields as the following:
- Applied Mechanics Engineering,
- Chemical Engineering,
- Electrical & Computer Engineering,
- Electrical Engineering,
- Electronics Engineering,
- Industrial Engineering,
- Material Science,
- Mechanical Engineering,
- Optical Engineering, and
- Admissible Criteria: To be eligible, the applicants must meet all the following criteria:
- Native American students in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) fields.
- Students must be U.S. citizens, enrolled full-time at an accredited college/university, and be pursuing a bachelor’s, master’s, or doctoral degree.
- Must have a 3.0 or higher cumulative GPA.
- Applicants must be an enrolled citizen or a descendant of an enrolled citizen of a federal or state-recognized American Indian Tribe or Alaska Native Village; or Native Hawaiian or descendant from a Native Hawaiian; or a Pacific Islander or descendant from a Pacific Islander; or an Indigenous person of Canada.
- Applicants may also, instead, provide a copy of their Certificate of Degree of Indian Blood or Certificate of Degree of Alaska Native Blood (CDIB) card.
- Note, AISES may not always have scholarships available for non-citizens of the United States.
- All scholarships require that applicants be current AISES members at the time of application. All applicants will be required to enter a valid AISES membership number. To get a membership number join AISESor and retrieve your membership number through AISES Membership Portal.
How to Apply
- How to Apply: All AISES scholarship applications have three stages.
- Stage 1: Applicant Profile
- All students must complete a Profile in the OASIS scholarship platform. For the 23-24 years, AISES has switched to a new scholarship platform, so all applicants must create a new account and complete a new profile.
- Stage 2: Scholarship Applications
- To apply for an eligible scholarship, students must answer the required questions and submit all requested documents.
- Stage 3: Post Acceptance
- After the finalists have been selected, the Finalists will move into post-acceptance where they will be required to submit additional documents for final verification:
- Academic Institution Enrollment Verification
- Online Scholarship Agreement
- Recent Photo/Headshot
- A thank you letter to the scholarship donor
- A signed AISES direct deposit form with accompanying bank information
- Supporting Documents: Applicants must submit the required documents:
- Tribal Citizenship/Indigenous Native Verification
- Letters of Recommendation
- Essays: Students are required to submit 5 essays, up to 300 words each.
- Admission Requirements: AISES requires its applicants to maintain a GPA of 3.0.
- Language Requirement: English language skills are required.
Awardees are encouraged to re-apply each year. The American Indian Science and Engineering Society (AISES) will provide all the following:
- $10,000 per academic year for Graduate students (Masters and Doctoral students)
- $5,000 per academic year for Undergraduate students (College sophomores, juniors, and seniors)
- $5,000 per academic year for Native Next Generation students (College freshmen)