STEM Scholars Program
Oakton Community College’s STEM Scholars program and scholarship are designed for students with demonstrated financial need pursuing a degree or career in a STEM field, especially students of color, female and LGBTQIA students. (NOTE: This program is designed for students who have not completed ENG102, humanities, and BIO106 courses.) All qualified applicants are welcome.
STEM Scholars receive:
financial support covering tuition, fees and associated school and living costs up to Cost of Attendance to potentially finance students in full-time study for the duration of their time at Oakton
- faculty mentor
a one-on-one relationship with a dedicated STEM faculty mentor
- research experience
opportunity to engage in research coursework at Oakton and summer research internships at partner universities/institutions
- STEM Scholar community
connection with other STEM scholars in interdisciplinary courses, symposia, presentations, and other informal club activities
- advising support
proactive advising with both academic and financial advisors to ensure successful and timely completion of studies
STEM Scholars will engage in shared cohort course experiences and have the opportunity to conduct undergraduate research.