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Scholarship Frequently Asked Questions

Q: How do I learn more about the scholarship and how to apply? 

A: All candidates can learn more about the scholarship on

Q: Will documents be accepted after the deadline? (ex: letter of recommendation, transcript, etc.)

A: No, all scholarship materials must be submitted by the 7/15/22 deadline. There is no exception to this. 

Q: Should I follow up to check if my application has been received?                               

A: No, you will receive a confirmation email once you submit your application. There  is no need to follow up. See website for additional timeline.

Q: What should letters of recommendation include and who can submit? 

A: Official letterhead of school/company, recommender contact information, and  recommender’s signature. The academic letter can be submitted by an Advisor or Professor. The character letter can be submitted by a mentor, coach, supervisor, or family member.

Q: Do I have to submit an official transcript? 

A: No, unofficial transcripts are acceptable.

Q: Is there a GPA requirement? 

A: Yes, candidates must have a cumulative 3.0 GPA or higher.

Q: Are resumes a requirement? 

A: No, there is no resume needed to apply.

Q: Do I need to be a full-time student?

A: Yes, you must be a full-time undergraduate student with a STEM major. 

Q: Can I use my high school GPA and letters of recommendation if I am an incoming freshmen

A: Yes, incoming freshman for the Fall/Spring school year must provide their high school transcripts and can use their high school GPA. 

Q: Will I be required to submit proof of enrollment if I am an incoming freshman

A:If you are selected as the winner, you must provide an official class schedule as proof of enrollment for the semester.  

For additional questions, please email

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