The ASK Program is pleased to provide competitive National Science Foundation-funded scholarship and fellowship support for qualifying students.
Applying for the Scientific Knowledge NSF Scholarship Fund
ASK Program participants are eligible to apply for scholarships which would award you up to $5,000 each year for three years if you meet the qualifications listed below, including demonstration of financial need. Three scholarship recipients will also be selected for paid summer fellowship opportunities to continue their ASK Program research projects over summer term, as well as additional funding toward the needs of their project.
- Minimum 3.000 GPA
- U.S. citizen
- Currently completing a COSM major
- Completion of one of the following combinations of courses: SM1010 and one Learning Community; SM1010 plus one gateway course to the major; one Learning community and one gateway course; two gateway courses to the major. Gateway courses are majors level 1000 and 2000 level biology, chemistry, psychology, physics, mathematics, earth and environmental sciences, biochemistry or neuroscience courses required for the major, excluding nonmajor level courses.
- Demonstrate financial need.
Once accepted to the ASK Program, you will be directed to the scholarship application. Applicants will apply for summer fellowship opportunities during their first Fall Semester of the program.
Applying for the Scientific Knowledge NSF Fellowship Fund
ASK Program participants who have received NSF S-STEM scholarships are eligible to apply for paid summer fellowship opportunities during the Spring Semester to continue their research project. ASK Program summer fellowship recipients will receive 12 weeks of pay to continue their research projects from May through the end of July. Their project will also be awarded additional funds toward needs. ASK Program participants will be directed to the fellowship application during their first Fall Semester of the program.