The Next STEP Office is able to provide three scholarship opportunities for incoming freshman for the Fall of 2015 thanks to the support of a grant funded by the National Science Foundation.
STEP Scholars Program
Student who have applied to begin their college education at Truman and who are highly motivated to pursue a degree in science may qualify for the STEP Scholars Program. STEP Scholars receive:
- two years of need-based scholarship (in varying amounts up to $5,600 per year),
- academic and professional enrichment actvities,
- academic advising from STEP faculty and staff,
- career awareness materials, and
- professional development advice.
SPECTRA Summer Scholars Program
Students who have applied to begin their college education at Truman and who are highly motivated to pursue a degree in mathematics or science may qualify for the SPECTRA Summer Scholars Program. Summer Scholars receive:
- a summer stipend of $1000 upon completion of the program
- complimentary room and board for the 8 week session (worth approx. $3,500)
- STEM1 academic credit paid for by the program