Hendrix Awarded S-STEM Grant

Hendrix College

Hendrix College was recently awarded a five-year $650,000 Scholarships in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (S-STEM) grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF).

The grant will provide financial assistance in the form of scholarships to academically talented Federal Pell Grant-eligible students pursuing degrees in STEM fields at Hendrix, covering all out-of-pocket expenses for four years. Additionally, scholarship recipients will be provided with summer stipends for three years of guaranteed research and internships, access to specialized mentoring, housing in specialized learning communities, field trips to regional and national laboratories, and opportunities to explore careers in all disciplines of the scientific enterprise.

The five-year program will be available to two cohorts of 10 S-STEM Scholars who enter Hendrix in fall 2018 and fall 2019. STEM degrees available at Hendrix include: biology, chemistry, physics, mathematics and computer science, biochemistry and molecular biology, neuroscience, and chemical physics.    MORE

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