The STEM Education Program offers the following scholarship exclusively to students enrolled in the STEM Education Program.  

To learn more about each of these scholarships and their application process click on the links below. 



                              award recipients 2017Awards


     John T. Steiner, Sr. Scholarship


        Bernard Benson Scholarship



Aspire Scholarship

The ASPIRE scholarship is available to Appalachian high school seniors with financial need who plan to enroll in STEM Major fields at UTC. We will provide funding to 20 incoming students in Fall 2018 through the National Science Foundation (NSF) Scholarship in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics Program. Eligible majors for the scholarship at UTC include Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Engineering, Environmental Sciences, Geology, Mathematics, and Physics.

The Mario C. and Grace B. Charles Foundation Scholarship

Awarded the very best students majoring in Engineering and/or Teacher Education programs. The deadline for this scholarship is March 26, 2018. 

The Science Ambassador Scholarship

A full-tuition scholarship for a woman in science, technology, engineering, or math. Scholarship is excited to share a new scholarship we are offering to female students pursuing an undergraduate degree emphasizing STEM subjects. Women are historically underrepresented in STEM professions, and wishes to promote more interest and opportunity for women in these fields of study. The Women in STEM Scholarship gives one lucky student $500 to help with their tuition. 
Applying for the Scholarship
Students must apply by April 1, 2018, which gives them plenty of time to submit the quick and easy application. We will choose one winner based on their free response submissions. To submit their application, students should visit this page: in_STEM_Scholarship.html
Eligibility Requirements
To participate in the scholarship contest, applicants must meet the following criteria:
  *   Must be a U.S. Citizen or Permanent U.S. Resident
  *   Must be an enrolled (or accepted) female student in an accredited college or university
  *   Must be pursuing an undergraduate degree with a STEM emphasis (science, technology, engineering, or mathematics)