Eligibility requirements:

  • Students must be US citizens or permanent residents
  • Students must be full time or part-time students
  • Students must be Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics or Information Technology majors
  • Students must have a GPA >2.75. If your GPA is below 2.75, please contact us to see how we can support you
  • Students must demonstrate financial need. Please check out this link to fill out a form for the financial aid office

Application requirements:

  • A filled-out application form found here. Please include information on extra-curricular activities (particularly those related to STEM – clubs, serving as a tutor, community outreach, and career development), academic awards, and honors.
  • A copy of the academic transcript including ACT scores
  • An essay of 100 words or a signed video (maximum of 5 minutes) in American Sign Language (ASL) explaining how this program will help you in your future goals for a career in STEM
  • A completed FAFSA and Gallaudet institutional financial aid application (IFAA) forms

Scholarship Maintenance Criteria:

  • Maintain a minimum semester GPA of 2.75.
  • Continue as a full-time/part-time student as a Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics or Information Technology major in STAMP at Gallaudet University
  • Participate in all required S-STEM Program activities at Gallaudet University
  • Complete the program surveys.