The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics showed that jobs in the STEM career field are projected to grow 8% by 2029, compared to the 3.7% increase for total occupations.
With the growth seen in various STEM fields throughout the United States, more people have begun to realize the importance of jobs in the science, technology, engineering, and math fields. To fill these jobs and continue the forward progress of the nation, more students are going into STEM subjects in college.
The Jacob Daniel Dumas Memorial Scholarship will support students in their STEM educational journey. North Carolina high school seniors and undergraduate students looking to pursue a career in STEM are encouraged to apply.
In order to apply, submit an essay that discusses what has inspired you to seek a degree in your desired STEM field.
What inspired you to pursue a degree in STEM?
The application deadline is Sep 4, 2022. Winners will be announced on Oct 4, 2022.
Award amounts per winner are designated by the donor. Check the award amount for a detailed breakdown.
The winner will be publicly announced on Oct 4, 2022. Prior to the announcement date, we may contact finalists with additional questions about their application. We will work with donors to review all applications according to the scholarship criteria. Winners will be chosen based on the merit of their application.
Award checks will be sent to the financial aid office of the winner's academic institution or future academic institution in their name to be applied to their tuition, and in the name of their institution (depending on the school's requirements). If the award is for a qualified educational non-tuition expense, we will work with the winner directly to distribute the award and make sure it goes towards qualified expenses.
Before we award the scholarship, the winner will be required to confirm their academic enrollment status. Depending on the circumstances, verification of Student ID and/or their most recent transcript will be required.
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Yes. The terms and conditions for this scholarship can be found here.