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About Native American Scholarships

VT EPSCoR’s Center for Workforce Development and Diversity (CWDD) will award one scholarship annually to a Native American in Vermont who enters a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) major. The awards align with NSF EPSCoR’s goals to promote opportunities for, and participation by, our nation’s Native Americans in careers within science, technology, engineering and mathematics.

This VT EPSCoR Native American scholarship, worth $5000, will be awarded on the basis of academic standing, letters of recommendation, and an essay detailing career goals. The scholarship is to be used to help the recipient attend an institution of higher education in the State of Vermont.

To apply for a VT EPSCoR Native American Student Scholarship, an applicant should be:

  • A Vermont resident and United States citizen.
  • A graduating senior in a Vermont high school planning to attend a Vermont college during the next academic year, OR a current undergraduate enrolled in a degree program in a Vermont institution of higher education, with a GPA of 3.0 or above.
  • Enrolling or enrolled in a STEM major in college.

Priority will be given to applicants with an interested in STEM areas, as evidenced by coursework and outside activities.


Scholarship Deadline: April 1st
Apply now!

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Contact Information:
VT EPSCoR Center for Workforce Development and Diversity
Saint Michael's College
One Winooski Park Box 137
Colchester, VT 05439
802.654.3270
cwdd@smcvt.edu