University of Hawaii, Hilo (UH Hilo) has a scholarship program called the S-STEM program which is offered to students from economically disadvantaged families who have a passion and a talent in STEM (Science Technology Engineering & Math). This scholarship is for existing or new students striving for a degree in Astronomy, Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Environmental Science, Geology, Marine Science, Mathematics, Natural Science or Physics.  The S-STEM Program awards each scholar with a $20,000 scholarship for the full four years of their undergraduate degree.

This scholarship is open to all students attending UH Hilo in Fall 2015, this includes soon to be UH Hilo freshman and returning UH Hilo students as well as students transferring to UH Hilo. Selection for the scholarship depends on high school and/or college GPA, standardized test scores, motivation in the STEM field and more.

Application deadline is April 15, 2015.

To learn more information and how to apply visit http://hilo.hawaii.edu/affiliates/s-stem/how-to-apply.php