NSF S-STEM

Making to Achieve Knowledge, Excellence and Recognition in STEM (MAKERS)

The Making to Achieve Knowledge, Excellence and Recognition in STEM (MAKERS) is a collaborative project funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF) whose focus is to recruit financially disadvantaged, academically talented students (MAKERS Scholars) at the six participating institutions in Alabama and provide them with the academic foundation and professional skills needed for STEM graduate school and the STEM workforce. Scholarships are available for Freshmen, Sophomores, Juniors and Seniors majoring in the following disciplines:

  • Biological Sciences (except medicine and other clinical fields)
  • Physical Sciences (including physics, chemistry, astronomy, and materials science)
  • Mathematical Sciences
  • Computer and Information Sciences
  • Geosciences
  • Engineering and Technology areas associated with the preceding fields (biotechnology, chemical technology, engineering technology, information technology, etc.).
Eligibility and Scholarship Application Process

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