The Advancing Hispanic Excellence in Technology, Engineering, Math, and Science (AHETEMS)
Scholarship Name: The Advancing Hispanic Excellence in Technology, Engineering, Math, and Science (AHETEMS) Scholarship Program
Description: AHETMES is a series of scholarship opportunities for Latino students studying engineering, math and science. There are both merit-based and need-based scholarships, ranging from $1,000 – $5,000, for Latino high school seniors, undergraduate students and graduate students. Applications can be completed online or on paper, but only one application is necessary for all AHETMES scholarships. Eligibility requirements differ for each scholarship, but all require a minimum GPA of 3.0 and full-time enrollment (current or planned) in a science, technology, engineering, or math discipline. Application requirements include a personal statement, transcript, letter of recommendation and resume, as well as an application form.
Award: $1,000 – $5,000
Awards per Year: Varies
Award is Open to: Latino High School Seniors, Undergraduate or Graduate Students
Major/Field of Study: Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics
How to Apply/Contact: For more information or to apply, visit the AHETMES website.
Motivating Undergraduates in Science and Technology
Scholarship Name: The Motivating Undergraduates in Science and Technology Project
Description: The Motivating Undergraduates in Science and Technology Project (MUST) is a joint effort co-funded by NASA, the Hispanic College Fund, the United Negro College Fund Special Programs and the Society for Hispanic Professional Engineers. The Project annually provides 100 scholarships for underrepresented undergraduates pursuing degrees in science, technology, engineering and mathematics. The one-year scholarships will cover up to one-half of a student’s tuition, not to exceed $10,000. Students who maintain their grade point average during the scholarship year are eligible for a paid internship at a NASA center. Qualified applicants are U.S. citizens, enrolled full-time at an accredited university as a rising freshmen, sophomore or junior and majoring in math, science, technology or engineering. Applicants must have a minimum 3.0 GPA. The online application requires submission of an official transcript, letter of recommendation, personal essay, resume and proof of citizenship.
Awards per Year: 100
Award is Open to: Undergraduate students
Major/Field of Study: Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics
How to Apply/Contact: Application information can be found at the Hispanic College Fund website.