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Students Majoring in Math, Science or Technology Scholarship

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Apply to ESU The purpose of The Students Majoring in Math, Science or Technology (STEM) Scholarship is to recognize and reward qualified out-of-state freshmen, transfer and current ESU students for their high school and college performance.


To be eligible for the STEM Scholarship, a student must be offered admission to ESU and qualify as an out-of-state undergraduate student for tuition purposes.  A student must enroll in an approved undergraduate degree program of study as defined by ESU.

Out of state students who enrolled having received the Out of State Tuition Award, may earn this scholarship by successfully completing 30 college credits in an awarding year while maintaining an ESU cumulative GPA of 3.00 or above.

Approved undergraduate degree programs are:

  • Biological Sciences
    • Biology
    • Biology Teacher Certification
    • Biotechnology
    • Environmental Studies
    • Marine Science
    • Medical Technology
    • Podiatric Medicine Transfer Program
    • Pre-Medicine
    • Pre-Physical Therapy
  • Chemistry
    • Chemistry
    • Biochemistry
    • Chemistry Biotechnology
    • Chemistry Teacher Certification
    • Pre-Pharmacy
  • Computer Science
    • Computer Science
    • Computer Security
  • Mathematics
    • Mathematics
    • Mathematics (Applied)
    • Mathematics Teacher Certification
  • Physics
    • Earth and Space Science
    • Earth and Space Science Teacher       Certification
    • Engineering Transfer Program
    • Industrial Physics
    • Physical Science
    • Physics
    • Physics Teacher Certification

Currently enrolled out-of-state ESU undergraduates who completed the 2017-2018 academic year having completed 30 or more college credits with a cumulative ESU GPA of 3.00, or above and remain in an approved undergraduate program of study will receive the STEM Scholarship in the 2018-2019 academic year.

Students who receive the STEM Scholarship are not also eligible to receive the ACE, The Out-of-State Tuition Award or The Students First Tuition Scholarship during the same academic year.

Tuition Rates

The STEM Scholarship is currently valued at $7,716 per year.  This award has a four year value of $30,864.

The scholarship is applied in equal parts to the fall and spring semesters ($3,858 per semester in the 2018-2019 academic year).  In this current year, that represents a savings of $7,716.

The STEM scholarship involves no cash transactions. The value of the award will be adjusted whenever the Pennsylvania resident tuition is changed. 

Scholarship Renewal Requirements

The STEM Scholarship is renewable for the duration of a student’s undergraduate study provided they remain in an approved undergraduate program of study, maintain non-Pennsylvania resident undergraduate status, successfully completed 30 college credits in each proceeding academic year and maintain an ESU cumulative GPA of 3.00 or above.