NSF STEM Scholarship Program

NSF STEM Scholarship Program

NOTE: No applications are being accepted for the 2016-2017 academic year.


Penn State Harrisburg, in conjunction with the National Science Foundation (NSF) has created a Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) scholarship program to increase recruitment and retention of students interested in STEM fields.
Preference will be given to women and members of under-represented groups, including low-income and first generation college students.
Scholarships are competitive and approximately 20 awards will be made each year. Selected scholars may receive up to $8,000 per year.
Scholarships are renewable as long as academic excellence and program participation requirements are met.


  • NOTE: No applications are being accepted for the 2016-2017 academic year.


For more information, contact any of the persons below:


Students are eligible to apply for a Penn State Harrisburg NSF STEM Scholarship if they:

  • are United States citizens or eligible non-citizens;
  • have completed the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) for the upcoming academic year by March 1. The FAFSA can be completed at fafsa.gov using the school code 003329.
  • have been offered admission to Penn State Harrisburg and;
  • have indicated an intention to major in a STEM field on their Penn State application.

This material is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation under Grant No. 1154516.

Submission Deadline: Apr 2016