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FUNDING OPPORTUNITY: STEM Research Career Scholarships Available


What? The U-M STEM Research Career Award, Goldwater, and Astronaut Scholarships provide $5000, $7500 and $10,000 respectively to sophomores and juniors who plan to pursue research careers in STEM fields.  Students may apply for all three scholarships through a unified application process.

Who Should Be Interested?  Sophomore and junior STEM majors who intend to pursue PhDs and research careers.  MD-PhD candidates are eligible, but not students who will pursue an MD only. Similarly, engineering students who plan to pursue a PhD and research career in either academia or industry are eligible, but not those who plan to pursue a master’s only.  Competitive applicants typically have >3.8 GPA and 1-2 years of undergraduate research experience.

Deadline?  The deadline to apply for all three awards is the first Monday of December.

More Information?  Go to:


Join ONSF Director, Henry Dyson, for one of two information sessions:


Tuesday, October 1st 4-5pm

1330 Mason Hall (LSA Honors Program)

Please click HERE to RSVP for this session


Join Engineering Honors Advisor, Rachel Armstrong, and Henry Dyson

 Tuesday, October 8th 4-5:30 pm

North Campus: 3358 Duderstadt

Please click HERE to RSVP for this session