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Out in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (oSTEM), Inc. is a 501(c)(3) non-profit professional association for LGBTQ+ people in the STEM community. With over 140 student chapters at colleges/universities and professional chapters in cities across the United States and abroad, oSTEM is the largest chapter-based organization focused on LGBTQ+ people in STEM.

Each year, oSTEM partners with generous sponsors to make our annual scholarship program possible. These awards are specifically for LGBTQ+ identified students pursuing education at either the community college, undergraduate, or graduate levels. We know there is immense talent and drive amongst our students and we're thrilled to be able to recognize you and your achievements and offer support along your journey.

We’re accepting applications from now until June 16th. For more information, please visit bit.ly/oSTEM-scholarship.

Scholarships Available for 2024:

  • One $2,500 oSTEM Community College Scholarship
  • Two $5,000 oSTEM Undergraduate Scholarships
  • Two $5,000 oSTEM Graduate Scholarships
  • One $2,500 Trans* Resiliency Scholarship
  • Five $5,000 Scholarships funded by Chevron
  • Three $4,500 Scholarships funded by Ansys
  • Four $2,500 Scholarships funded by Genmab
  • Two $2,500 Scholarships funded by Actalent
  • One $2,900 Scholarship funded by Novelis
  • One $2,500 Scholarship funded by Qualcomm ERG
  • One $2,500 Scholarship funded by CACI
  • One $2,500 Scholarship funded by Arup
  • One $2,500 Scholarship funded by Piedmont Airlines
  • One $2,500 Scholarship funded by Tighe & Bond

In order to be eligible, students must:

  • Be attending or enrolled in a community college, undergraduate, or graduate institutions
  • Be pursuing a degree in a STEM field
  • Attend an institution in a country where oSTEM has active chapters: USA, United Kingdom, Canada
  • Identify as a member of the LGBTQ+ community

In addition, each of our sponsor organization scholarships may have additional eligibility criteria. For full eligibility requirements and evaluation criteria, click here or see downloads below.

Note: oSTEM scholarships are distributed directly to the academic institution.