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Help Your STEM Majors Pay for College with Our National Scholarship

February 16, 2014
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Help Your STEM Majors Pay for College with Our National Scholarship

Helping your students successfully pay for their education is one of the most rewarding aspects of your job. If you have students majoring in science, technology, engineering, or math (STEM) disciplines, they may be eligible to receive $2,500 scholarships through the Great Lakes National Scholarship Program.

For the third year in a row, Great Lakes Educational Loan Services, Inc. will again award up to 750 scholarships totaling $1.875 million to new and continuing students who qualify. The scholarship program reflects Great Lakes' ongoing commitment to help change lives for the better through higher education.

Eligibility and Application

To be eligible, a student must be:

  • A high school senior or graduate, or current postsecondary undergraduate or graduate level student.
  • A student with a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.75 on a 4.0 scale.
  • Able to demonstrate financial need.
  • A student who plans to enroll at an accredited, non-profit two-year or four-year college, university, or vocational-technical school for the entire 2014-2015 academic year.
  • Enrolled in an eligible major:
Eligible Majors Ineligible Majors
Math Social/behavioral science
Natural science Medicine
Physical science Health related science
Biological/agriculture sciences Education field
Engineering/engineering technology
Computer/information science

Scholarship applications will be accepted through April 5, 2014, or until 20,000 applications have been received. Finalists will be notified in July.

Making a Difference

At Great Lakes, we share your enthusiasm for helping students succeed in higher education. That's why we enjoy the stories of how the Great Lakes National Scholarship Program has made a positive impact on students.

More Information

If you have students who qualify for our scholarship program, make sure you share this information with them! To learn more about the scholarship program and how your students can apply online, visit Scholarship America. If you have additional questions about the scholarship program, don't hesitate to contact your Great Lakes representative.

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