BELONG in STEM Scholars Program

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BELONG in STEM Scholars Program

If you have a plan of enrolling in an extraordinary College of Liberal Arts and Science at the Northern Illinois University in environmental geoscience, chemistry, biological sciences, computer science, geology, biochemistry physics, or mathematics majors then here is good news for you to reduce your college expenses stress. Northern Illinois University is happily inviting candidates to apply for its valuable BELONG in the STEM Scholars Program. Building Engagement in Laboratories, Networking, and Peer Groups in STEM Scholars Program is open only for United States citizen and permanent residents who demonstrate financial need. Fellows should have a minimum GPA of 3.0 and junior status in fall 2021 majoring in any of these; geoscience, chemistry, biological sciences, computer science, geology, biochemistry physics, or mathematics seven departments.

This scholarship aims to offer considerable financial support to the students who are planning their journey with Northern Illinois University. The university understands that STEM education considerable costs higher to students which is the main reason why most of the financially unstable students cannot afford it and for making it more affordable and accessible the university has designed such scholarship program for deserving students.

Northern Illinois University is one of the demanding universities in the state offering 100+ undergraduate programs, over 6000. NIU Students Received Scholarships in the hear 2019 – 2020. The university has 300+ student’s organizations to support students with anything to everything. The university has a low student-faculty ratio and a huge campus. The university makes education accessible for all the students interested to enrol.

Brief Description       

Check the table below for more information about the program:

Organization Northern Illinois University
Educational Level Incoming freshman students
Subjects STEM
Amount $5000
Access Mode Online
Number of Awards Undefined
City Illinois
Nationality Domestic
Country United States
Application Deadline January 31, 2021
Application Fees Nil
Requirement                                    Application, LoR, Personal Statement

Who May Be Eligible

If you are interested in the scholarship, please take a look at the requirements given below:

  • United States citizen and permanent residents who demonstrate financial need are eligible.
  • Fellows should have a minimum GPA of 3.0 and junior status in fall 2021 majoring in any of these; geoscience, chemistry, biological sciences, computer science, geology, biochemistry physics, or mathematics seven departments.

How to Apply 

Eligible and interested students should apply for the scholarship through an online application form. Candidates should complete the application with all the required details with concern. The university will not entertain late or incomplete applications. Please submit all the required materials with care. Incomplete materials in the application will not be accepted for the scholarship.

Supporting Documents

  • Letter of recommendations from professor, teacher or instructor is accepted. Submit a letter to CLASS-STEM@niu.edu with your name in the subject and as the recommender’s name of their letter.
  • Personal statement describing your motivation, career goals, plans and more must be submitted.

Benefits

Selected students as a BELONG scholar will receive the award amount of $5000 each year. Candidates will receive $5000 for three years. This amount will only be utilized to pay education-related costs of the students. This scholarship encourages students to maintain a good academic record. This scholarship motivates students to benefit society with their education and achieve their dreams with hard work.

Application Deadline

Deadline for this scholarship is January 31, 2021. The university will not accept incomplete and late applications.

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