Highly-Competitive Recognition Awards & Scholarships - Great Minds in STEM presents several Highly-Competitive Awards and Scholarships.

  • HENAAC Student Leadership Awards - Great Minds in STEM selects an engineering/technology graduate student, a math/science graduate student, an engineering/technology undergraduate student, and a math/science undergraduate student to receive the top four HENAAC Student Leadership Awards.  These award are presented to students who demonstrate a highly competitive and well-rounded resume of outstanding performance in their academics, research/teaching, leadership, and community service.  These students represent the highest qualities of a STEM leader, innovator and role model.
  • U.S. Navy STEM Scholarship (NAVSEA) - This is a highly competitive $10,000 scholarship, awarded by NAVSEA to freshmen (i.e. current graduating high school senior), who intend to pursue a STEM major at a Hispanic Serving Institution.  A Hispanic-Serving Institution is defined as an institution with at least 25% Hispanic undergraduate enrollment.  The scholarship, which does not include any military service, includes the opportunity to apply for a prestigious summer internship at a NAVSEA facility, and the opportunity for automatic scholarship renewal based on satisfactory academic progress.  Click here for more information on this U.S. Navy STEM Scholarship. Applicants must be U.S. Citizens.
  • Intel Foundation Scholarship - This is a highly competitive $10,000 scholarship, awarded to qualified graduate students pursuing a degree in computer science, computer engineering, electrical engineering or computing-related program. Applicants must also demonstrate an interest in working for Intel. Applicants must be U.S. Citizens or Permanent Residents.