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Title III (HSI-STEM) Scholarships


Title III (HSI-STEM) Scholarships

Gloria Vaughn Adult Basic Education Scholarship

Amount: $1,000 one time only scholarship


  • Student must be low income and eligible for the Pell Grant
  • Student must be enrolled at NMSU-A and maintain a GPA of 3.0
  • Student must be a high school graduate with a diploma
  • Student must be in the alternative energies field

Deadline: February 21, 2014 for Spring 2014

Associate Degree Scholarships:

Deadline: April 1st of every year

2014-2015 Fall Thermo Scientific Pierce Scholarship Award

Thermo Fisher Scientific is offering our future science scholars an opportunity to win $10,000 in scholarship funding for the 2014-2015 Fall semester. This scholarship was created to help provide educational opportunities for the future generation of scientists. Graduate students or undergraduate students must be enrolled in an accredited college for the 2014-2015 Fall semester to qualify for this scholarship. A pre-selected committee will award two $10,000 scholarships and four $5,000 scholarships among the candidates.

Scholarship Award Criteria:

  • Candidate must be enrolled as a graduate or undergraduate student at an accredited college or university for the 2014-2015 Fall semester
  • Candidate must have a declared major of Biology, Chemistry, Biochemistry or a related life science field
  • Graduate students must have received an accumulative undergraduate GPA of > 3.0 on a 4.0 scale
  • Graduate students should be maintaining a GPA of > 3.0 on a 4.0 scale during Graduate School
  • Sophomores and Juniors must have an accumulative college GPA of > 3.0 on a 4.0 scale
  • Freshman must have an accumulative high school GPA of > 3.0 on a 4.0 scale
  • Candidates must complete an application & submit unofficial transcripts [if selected, an official transcript will be required]
  • Although not required for an application, references can be submitted to:
    Thermo Fisher Scientific
    Attn: Scholarship Reference
    3734 N. Meridian Rd
    Rockford, IL 61107
    or via email to
Deadline: 3:00 p.m. on August 1, 2014