The Siemens Foundation provides more than $7 million annually in support of educational initiatives in the areas of science, technology, engineering and math in the United States:

The Science, Mathematics And Research for Transformation (SMART) Scholarship for Service Program has been established by the Department of Defense (DoD) to support undergraduate and graduate students pursuing degrees in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) disciplines.

NASA Motivating Undergraduates in Science and Technology

Alliance/Merck Ciencia (Science) Hispanic Scholars Program

League of United Latin American Citizens

Hispanic Scholarship Fund

Gates Millennium Scholars Program

Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Scholarships

The Nasa Aeronautics Scholarship Program

University-based scholarships

San Jose State Kinesiology awards


Engineering scholarships

The American Society of Safety Engineers

The American Society of Mechanical Engineers

Institute of Industrial Engineers

International Society for Optical Engineering

American Institute of Chemical Engineers

Science and Engineering Scholarships and Fellowships Blog


For those who want to teach STEM

The Assumption Program of Loans for Education (APLE) is a competitive teacher incentive program designed to encourage outstanding students, district interns, and currently credentialed teachers to seek and teach in specified K-12 teaching positions in designated California public schools. These include STEM teaching positions.

Educational Foundation


If you want to study abroad

Gilman Scholarships award up to $5,000 to students interested in studying abroad who already receive federal Pell Grants.


Education-based scholarships

NASA-Ames Community College Education Development Program (ACCEDP)

Community College Institute

NIH Community College Summer Research Program