Scholarships: Science Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM)

UC Davis does not endorse or recommend any particular organization, individual, points of view, products, or services offered by these outside sites. While we screen these listings to eliminate any offers that do not appear to be legitimate, students should review all scholarship information carefully. Please see our scholarship application tips section, for information on how to search for outside scholarships.

Outside Scholarship Description Approximate Deadline
Alliance/Merck Ciencia Scholarship Hispanic students majoring in STEM fields. March
American Chemical Society African-American, Hispanic/Latino, or American Indian students with financial need who are planning a career in the chemical sciences. March
American Council of Engineering Companies Students majoring in engineering or land surveying with a  GPA of 3.0 or greater. January
American Indian Science and Engineering Society American Indian and Alaska Native students majoring in the sciences, engineering, medicine, natural resources, or mathematics. Various
American Society of Naval Engineers Engineering students with an interest in naval engineering who are entering their final year of undergraduate study or will be entering graduate school. February
American Welding Society Foundation Students majoring in welding engineering, civil engineering, or related fields. March
Amgen Scholar Program Summer research opportunity for science, biomedical, or biotechnology students to prepare for scientific careers. February
Association for the Advancement of Cost Accounting Students majoring in business, engineering, or computer science with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or greater. February
Association of California Water Agencies For students pursuing water resources degrees including (but not limited to) agriculture, engineering, environmental studies and public administration. February
Association of Firearm and Tool Mark Examiners Undergraduate students enrolled half time or greater with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or greater.  Applicants must intend a career in forensic science and be majoring in a natural, physical, or biological science. April
Automotive Hall of Fame Scholarships Students interested in an automotive career with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or greater. June
BA Rudolph - STEM Scholarship

Female students entering their junior or senior year who will participate in an internship in a STEM field during the summer.  Internships must take place between May 1st and September 30th and must be full-time (at least 30 hours per week).

March
Berto Diaz Engineering Scholarship

High school seniors who will enter a mechanical engineering degree program in the fall.

March
Blacks at Microsoft (BAM) Scholarship

High school seniors of African descent with a cumulative GPA of 3.3 or greater and financial need.  Applicants must plan to major in engineering, computer science, computer information systems, or select business programs.

March
BMO Capital Markets Lime Scholarship Current undergraduate students with a visible or invisible disability who are pursuing degrees in business, engineering, math, physics, statistics, or a related discipline and intend on a career in financial services. December
Brown & Caldwell Minority Scholarship Junior and senior African American, Hispanic, Asian or Pacific American or Alaska Native students with a 3.0 or greater GPA with declared majors in civil, chemical or environmental engineering or one of the environmental sciences. May
California Transportation Foundation Many programs available for students interested in transportation. Various
CASA Education Foundation Scholarship High school seniors and current undergraduates who are California residents pursuing a degree in engineering, environmental science, public administration, or a related field who will serve the environmental community. May
Center for Cyber Safety and Education Scholarships Current undergraduates working towards a degree with a focus on cybersecurity.  Applicants may be a citizen of any country and must have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or greater. May

Charles P. Lake - Rain for Rent Scholarship

Application Here

For students with majors in agriculture, engineering, or construction management. April
Coles Family Foundation "Poppy's Promise" Scholarship Graduating high school seniors that are U.S. citizens, have financial need, and are enrolling in an engineering program.  Applicants must have the following minimum scores:  3.0 (GPA), 23 (ACT), 1500 (SAT). April
Concrete Masonry Association of California and Nevada Engineering Scholarship Current undergraduate students who study concrete masonry. March
Coos County Master Gardener Association Coos County (OR) residents studying plant related fields including:  agriculture, biology, botany, biochemistry, entomology, forestry, horticulture, or landscape design. April
County Engineers Association of California $2,000 scholarships for upper division students working towards a Civil Engineering or Land Surveying Degree.  Must have demonstrated need and involvement in outside engineering activities. May
Design Build Institute of America Construction, engineering, architecture, and design majors with a 2.7 GPA or greater who submit a design project proposal. April
El Dorado County Mineral and Gem Society El Dorado county (CA) residents studying earth sciences or lapidary arts. May
Emily M. Hewitt Memorial Scholarship Upper division students pursuing degrees in environmental protection, forestry, wildlife and fisheries biology, parks and recreation, park management, environmental law and public policy, environmental art, and California history. April
Entertainment Software Association Scholarship

Applicants must be female or minority students who are U.S. citizens with a cumulative GPA of 2.75 or greater, and are pursuing degrees leading to careers in computer and video game arts.

April
GM - Buick Achievers Scholarship Engineering, Design, Business, Economics, and Mathematics majors pursuing a career in the automotive industry. February
Gladys Carol Scholarship High school seniors and current undergraduate U.S. citizens and permanent residents enrolled full time in a STEM field with a cumulative GPA of 3.75 or greater and financial need. March
Google Anita Borg Scholarship Full-time female students pursuing a computer science, computer engineering, or closely related degree.  Must have strong academic performance, leadership, and demonstrated commitment to computer science and technology. January
Google Lime Scholars Full-time students with visible or invisible disabilities pursuing a computer science, computer engineering, or closely related degree.  Must have strong academic performance, leadership, and demonstrated commitment to computer science and technology. December
HENAAC Scholars Program Undergraduate STEM students of Hispanic origin who significantly participate in promoting organizations and activities in the Hispanic community.  Applicants must have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or greater. April
Horatio Alger Honeywell Scholarship Current freshmen pursuing a degree in a STEM field that have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or greater. March
Imerys Scholarship UC Davis students entering their sophomore - senior year with a cumulative GPA of 3.5 or greater and a major GPA of 3.25 or greater.  Applicants must major in accounting, finance, economics, business, marketing, chemistry, materials science, geology, or one of the following areas of engineering:  chemical, process, electrical, mechanical, manufacturing/industrial, materials, metallurgical, or mining. April
Material Handling Education Foundation Rising juniors and seniors majoring in mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, civil engineering, computer engineering, computer science, or business administration, with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or greater. February
Microsoft Scholarship Program Current undergraduates working towards a degree in computer science, computer engineering or a related technical discipline such as electrical engineering, math or physics, with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or greater.  Microsoft states, "all candidates who meet the criteria for eligibility may certainly apply, but we do award a large majority of our student scholarships to women, minorities, and the disabled". January
Nordson BUILDS Scholarship Current undergraduates with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or greater majoring in engineering or a business related field who are interested in a career in the manufacturing industry. May
Novus Biologicals Scholarships for students with a declared major in a science related field. July and December
Nurses of Tomorrow Scholarship Students who are enrolled full-time with a cumulative GPA of 2.75 or greater that intend to enter the nursing profession.  Applicants must be U.S. citizens or have an Alien Registration number. May
PG&E Better Together STEM Scholarship High school seniors and current undergraduates who are pursuing a major in a STEM field, are enrolled full-time, and live within a PG&E service area. April
Queens Care Scholarship Students pursuing medically related careers with a cumulative GPA of 3.25 or greater, are financially needy, and desire to work with underserved populations in Los Angeles county. May
Raytheon Women Cyber Security Scholarship Current undergraduates pursuing a degree focused on cybersecurity.  Applicants must be female, U.S. citizens, and have a cumulative GPA of 3.2 or greater. April
Rentec Direct Tech Mastery Scholarship High school seniors and current undergraduates enrolled full time in a computer science degree program with a GPA of 3.0 or greater. April and October
Sacramento Post of the Society of American Military Engineers Engineering, architecture, mathematics, physics, chemistry, geology, and earth sciences majors. May - August
SHPE Foundation Students of Hispanic-descent with a 2.75 GPA or greater working towards  a career in a STEM related field. May - August
Simpson Strong - Tie Structural Engineering/Architecture Student Scholarship Program Architecture and structural engineering majors. April
Society of Women Engineers Sacramento Valley Section Female engineering and computer science students at UC Davis. March
Telacu General Scholarship Latino students entering their junior or senior year with a cumulative GPA of 2.75 or greater who are pursuing degrees in Business or STEM and who have volunteered a minimum of 20 hours of community service. February
Tenshon Architecture, design, and engineering students. July and December
Thermo Fisher Scientific Scholarship Biology, Chemistry, Biochemistry or related life science field major with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or greater. June and December
Trucking Unltd Computer Science Scholarship Undergraduate students who are US citizens or legally authorized to work and reside in the United States that have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or greater, and are enrolled half time or more in a computer science or physics degree program. July
Tylenol Scholarship Scholarships for future health care providers. June
United Contractors Current undergraduates with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or greater and who are majoring in civil engineering or constructions management. April
Visionary Integration Professionals Women in Technology Scholarship Scholarships for female students planning to pursue a career in computer science, information technology, management information systems, computer engineering, or another related field. March
Webucator Scholarship Students with a GPA of 3.0 or greater who are planning to use computer science in their career. March
Whirlwind Steel Scholarship Full-time engineering students with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or greater. July
Women in Aerospace Scholarship Female students who are entering their senior year, are working towards a degree in engineering, math or science, have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or greater, and plan to pursue a career in the aerospace industry. June
Xerox Technical Minority Scholarship Program African American, American Indian/Alaska Native, Asian and Pacific Islander American, or Hispanic American students majoring in a technical science or engineering discipline with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or greater. September