STEM Scholars Program – 2019 Student Application
The STEM Scholars Program at Agnes Scott College provides research experiences to prepare Agnes Scott College students to excel in STEM graduate education and careers.
The 2019 STEM Scholars Program dates at ASC are June 1 – July 31, 2019.
To be eligible for summer 2019 funding, applicants must:
1. Be an ASC student, currently enrolled full-time, in good standing
2. Be interested in a STEM-related career
3. Commit to full attendance and participation during the research & program dates
4. Submit a valid application by the deadline
5. NOT have a prior B.A. or B.S. or plan to graduate/transfer before Dec 2019
Please note that prior research experience is NOT required. Prerequisite coursework and skills depend on each individual project. Please note that some research projects begin or end beyond the program dates -- speak with faculty for details. All STEM-interested students are encouraged to apply. STEM Scholars Program welcomes DACA and international students.
Follow the instructions provided in the 2019 STEM Scholars Program announcement and project listing (also found on the SSP web pages), and submit document(s) according to the guidelines required.
The deadline for valid application submission is 9:00 pm EST Thursday, February 21, 2019.
If you encounter any difficulty with this application, please email STEM@agnesscott.edu.
Please type in leading zero(es) if applicable.
Permanent NON-ASC Mailing Address:
(best number to reach you this summer)
NON ASC Email
Provide a non-Agnes email that will remain good for you after graduation
Not counting Spring 2019, how many semesters have you completed at ASC?
Date of Anticipated BA/BS:
Major1 (if declared) or intended Major
Major2 (if declared)
Minor (if declared) or intended Minor
Study tracks or dual degree plans?
Date of any previously earned BA/BS:
MM/YYYY (put "NONE" if you have no previous BA/BS)
What topics in STEM are most interesting to you?
(be MORE SPECIFIC than major or discipline if you can)
What degrees are you considering pursuing after your BA/BS?
In 1-3 sentences, what are your current thoughts about your career goals? (It's ok if you are still exploring different ideas). 50 word limit.
Availability during summer 2019.
STEM Scholars Program 2019 dates are June 1 - July 31 at ASC, and May 28 - Aug 2 at Emory. Some research projects begin before or end after these core dates, and students are expected to commit to full participation during program dates, AND to be fully available during the specific research project that they join. Projects will require coordination with faculty schedules.
Can you commit to full attendance and participation during program dates and faculty research schedule?
Please specify the dates in conflict with research and/or program dates, and the reason for unavailability.
ASC Project Ranking
After careful consideration of the project dates, descriptions, & requirements, please rank your preference for the projects. You may use "N/A" if you do not meet the requirements or are not interested in a particular project. If you will submit a proposal to research with an ARCHE institution mentor (optional), please note that is an option you can rank. You have the opportunity to discuss the reasons for your prioritization in your personal statement.
Please check any course you will have completed by end of spring 2019.
Other Relevant Coursework
List courses completed by May 2019 that support your performance in the top priority research projects you selected. Use the format [Course - Instructor name]. (Make a LIST, not a paragraph.)
Other Research Apps
Please list other research programs you are applying to for summer 2019 (Program Name & Institution/Location):
Prior research experience is NOT required for this program. If you have had previous research experience, please provide the following information:
Program Name or description
(please give YYYY or YYYY-YYYY format)
Please describe your specific responsibilities in the research, and estimate the hours per week over what period of time you participated.
(max 500 char).
Please check all that you wish to share. SCW respects and values differences, and we protect student data & privacy. This information helps SCW track how well we reach all students with STEM programming.
American Indian or Alaskan Native
Black or African-American
White or Caucasian
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander
First generation college student (defined as neither parent completed 2 years of college)
Student with disability
English Language Learner (non-native English speaker)
Clarify or comment on any of the above, or on other under-represented status
Submit the personal statement as a Word document (.docx). Other documents may be submitted as PDF's. For ALL files submitted, use the filenaming format:
Upload Personal Statement, Proposal for external research project (optional), external mentor permission document (optional)
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