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Cincinnati STEM Scholarships are all around. You just have to know where to look.

High school and undergraduates should look for Cincinnati STEM Scholarships just around the corner at Northern Kentucky University (NKU). NKU offers students majoring in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) disciplines the opportunity to apply for additional STEM scholarships. The majors that are eligible for these scholarships are Biological Sciences, Chemistry, Computer Science, Data Science, Environmental Science, Geology, Mathematics, Physics, Statistics, Pre-Engineering or Engineering Technology.

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NKU students who meet the minimum criteria of an ACT composite score of 25 or higher or an SAT score of 1210 or higher and ranked in the top 25% of their high school class may apply for the William H. Greaves and CINSAM Scholarship online. The deadline for these scholarships is February 15, 2019.

Here is how to apply for STEM Scholarships:

  1. Complete the online NKU Application.
  2. Fill out the online Scholarship Application Form
  3. Complete the application by February 15, 2019.

Many STEM classes are offered in the new NKU College of Informatics. These programs offer a 21st century perspective on the disciplines that have information at their core including the departments of Communication, Computer Science and Business Informatics.

NKU also provides scholarships to new freshmen and transfer students, as well as current NKU students. In case you have not visited NKU lately, the university offers a comfortable, safe, energetic learning environment – a place that will get the most out of you and mold you into a person who will shape the future.

Today, NKU is a growing metropolitan university of more than 14,000 students served by more than 2,000 faculty and staff on a thriving suburban campus near Cincinnati. Located in the quiet suburb of Highland Heights, Kentucky—just seven miles southeast of Cincinnati—they have become a leader in Greater Cincinnati and Kentucky by providing a private school education for a fraction of the cost. While they are one of the fastest growing universities in Kentucky, our professors still know our students’ names.

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The African American Programs & Services (AAP&S) serves as a space where students, faculty and staff can support each other while navigating their educational, social and career journey. This program was established in 1993. 

As you can see, it is a great time to explore educational opportunities at NKU. For more information, please contact the Office of Undergraduate Admissions at 859-572-5220, or the Office of Student Financial Assistance at 859-572-5143.

For more information on Cincinnati STEM scholarships, checkout The Voice of Black Cincinnati Scholarship list.

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Marissa Staples, Writer
The Voice of Black Cincinnati

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