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STEM APEX Scholarship Form

Thank you for your interest in the APEX Scholarship. This scholarship is currently not accepting new applications. Please contact Gloria Liu at glorial@oakton.edu or 847-635-1738 for information about other scholarships and opportunities.

Award Funds still available: <$1000

The National Science Foundation awarded Oakton Community College with a S-STEM Grant (DUE 072843) to provide scholarships for talented full-time science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) students who demonstrate financial need. This scholarship is intended to help students who might be unable to be a full-time student without additional financial support. Depending on the financial need and mathematics background, APEX Scholars may receive up to $8,000 per year. Students who have previously received this scholarship may be eligible for $1,000 or $2,000 per year while attending a four-year school full-time and majoring in STEM.

Are you eligible for the APEX Scholarship? Answer the following questions to determine your initial eligibility.

1. What is your citizenship status?
U.S. Citizen
Permanent Resident/Green Card
Refugee
Other

2. What is your mathematics background?
Placement into MAT250 or higher
Took and successfully passed MAT149 or higher
Placed into or will be taking MAT149 in fall, 2009
Other

3. What is your English background?
Placed into EGL101 or higher
Took and successfully passed EGL101 or higher
Other

4. What is your interest? (If you have not received your undergraduate degree, what will be your undergraduate major?)
Biological Sciences
Physical Sciences, including physics, chemistry, astronomy, and materials science
Mathematical Sciences
Computer and Information Sciences
Geosciences
Engineering
Technology areas associated with the preceding fields (for example, biotechnology, chemical technology, engineering technology, information technology, etc.)
Non-Clinical Experimental Psychology
Social Sciences
Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy, or other clinical professional health care fields
Humanities
Arts
Other

5. What degree or certificate do you seek?
Associates
Certificate
Bachelors
Masters
Doctorate
Not seeking degree/certificate
Please specify your degree or certificate major:

6. If you have previously applied for FAFSA, were you ever awarded financial assistance?
Yes
No
Never applied for FAFSA before

7. Will you be able to attend Oakton full-time in fall, 2009, if you were awarded the scholarship?
Yes
No

8. Please tell us about yourself.
First Name:
Last Name:
E-Mail:

Contact STEM

Joe Kotowski
Director, Center for Promoting STEM
Professor, Mechanical Design & Mathematics
Room B231, Skokie
koto@oakton.edu
847.635.1268
Gloria Liu
Coordinator & Co-Director, Center for Promoting STEM
Room 2166, Des Plaines
glorial@oakton.edu
847.635.1924
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