Questions with an asterisk (*) indicate that a response is required.
Race and Ethnicity definitions:
  • American Indian or Alaska Native. A person having origins in any of the original peoples of North and South America (including Central America), and who maintains tribal affiliation or community attachment.
  • Asian. A person having origins in any of the original peoples of the Far East, Southeast Asia, or the Indian subcontinent. 
  • Black or African American. A person having origins in any of the black racial groups of Africa. 
  • Hispanic or Latino. A person of Cuban, Mexican, Puerto Rican, South or Central American, or other Spanish culture or origin, regardless of race. 
  • Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander. A person having origins in any of the original peoples of Hawaii, Guam, Samoa, or other Pacific Islands.
  • White. A person having origins in any of the original peoples of Europe, the Middle East, or North Africa.
What is your racial identity?
(Please check all that apply)


Intended Major *


These essay questions help us learn about you in ways that go beyond what your educational information alone can convey. Please use this opportunity to tell us what makes you unique. Both essays are required; please include them in a single document and attach it below.  Be sure to include your name on the document and in the file name.  There is no set length requirement, but 300 to 500 words is a general guideline.


We will consider the teacher recommendation that was submitted with your BW application. Please provide us with contact information for an additional teacher whom you had for a STEM class, and with whom we can follow up as necessary.


By signing this document, I acknowledge that I have completed all content in this STEM Scholars Program Application and it is current and accurate. 
I have also read and understand that if chosen as a STEM Scholar, I will be required to:
-Participate in the program's coaching, educational, and social activities 
-Meet with my STEM Scholars success coach each semester
-Maintain Good Academic Standing and earn a minimum grade point average each semester of 3.0
-Declare an eligible STEM major and enroll in STEM coursework related to my major each semester
Signature of applicant * 🛈