Resources meant for STEM students and alumni of color.
Professional Development Resources
A list of resources that were gathered by the Centre College Professional Development office that allows students to search for jobs that are looking for a diverse pool of employees.
A collection of career related websites and services gathered by the Centre College Professional Development office that allows students to explore their career trajectories and network with alumni and black professionals.
A collection of resources for various identities including Black students/alumni, DACA/Undocumented students, Hispanic/Latinx students, LGBTQIA+ students, Differently-abled students, first generation students, and international students. This page is actively being updated by the college to include resources for more identities.
This site is designed to support and encourage Centre College students from underrepresented groups who are majoring in Division III or interested in STEM careers. This is a moodle site so you must be a Centre student, but you can self enroll once logged into moodle.
The Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) program supports active research participation by undergraduate students in any of the areas of research funded by the National Science Foundation. REU projects involve students in meaningful ways in ongoing research programs or in research projects specifically designed for the REU program.
ETAP helps students apply for the National Science Foundation (NSF) Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) Sites and the International Research Experiences for Students (IRES) Sites programs. However, not all Sites participate in this online system. To view a list of Sites using this system, please go to the Sites tab.
The sampling of opportunities listed in this handout specifically focus on opportunities for students from underrepresented groups.
A $10,000 scholarship for Computer Science majors with a December deadline.
STEM majors are eligible for one of two $5,000 awards. Submit 60-second video showcasing a STEM-related innovation they developed. Deadline mid December.
$7,000 for computer science, engineering, and technical studies. Deadline in December.
Created to celebrate and support students from underrepresented racial/ethnic groups in STEM. Deadline in December.
Palantir has launched the Global Impact Scholarship to celebrate and support students from across the globe who are beginning careers in technology ($5,000). Deadline in December.
A scholarship for minority women in STEM for $3,000.
A scholarship for women in STEM for $3,000.
A $10,000 scholarship for undergraduates computer science, computer engineering, or a closely related technical field. Additional information.
A $10,000 leadership scholarship for undergraduate women.
A scholarship for undergraduates in varying amounts.
AFCEA Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) Major Scholarships for Undergraduate Students
Several scholarships of varying amounts for undergraduate STEM students. Applications open in January 2021 and close May 31, 2021.
A $1,200 scholarship for high school seniors up to graduate students majoring in a science. Scholarships open November 1, 2020 and close March 31, 2021.
A $1,000 scholarship for undergraduate students with financial insecurities due to COVID-19. Application is on a rolling basis and funds are available until they are depleted or the summer of 2021, whichever comes first.
A scholarship with a $2,000 maximum. An NAACP scholarship.
A scholarship with a $3,000 maximum. An NAACP scholarship.
A recurring scholarship with a $3,000 maximum. An NAACP scholarship.
UNCF manages various scholarship programs and each program has its own eligibility criteria, open/close dates and required documentation. To apply for a UNCF scholarship, you must apply through the on-line application process.
Scholarships range from $1,000 to $5,000.
The National Science Foundation also has graduate fellowships for students with strong undergraduate work, including research experience. If you are an author or coauthor on a research article as an undergrad, you will be more competitive for one of these awards. $138,000 over five years.
(ABRCMS), recipient of the 2019 AIMBE Excellence in STEM Education Award, is one of the largest communities of underrepresented minorities in science, technology, engineering and mathematics. Students attend this conference to present their research, enhance professional development skills, explore graduate schools, and network. Research faculty and program directors play an essential role in mentoring students and learning strategies for facilitating student success. Virtual conference this year.
National Organization for the Professional Advancement of Black Chemists and Chemical Engineers (NOBCChE)
Black Activism Resources
An organized collection of resources gathered for the purpose of education, re-education, and activism surrounding the Black Lives Matter movement by the Lincoln Scholars at Centre College.
A recording of a training by Kendrick Robinson, an Engagement & Inclusion Leader at Bridgestone Americas, as he discusses workplace discrimination and how to be an ally. He will touch on what discrimination may look like before or after hiring, how to navigate that discrimination, and how to be an ally.
An assortment of anti-racism and social justice resources collected and presented by the Centre College librarians. This site includes curated toolkits to help “utilize our resources and collections to realize our vision of a strong, united and antiracist community.”
An easy-to-understand guide on the ins and outs of medicare. This free resource highlights coverage, costs, eligibility and enrollment information, along with answers to some frequently asked questions.
A guide to understanding how to use senior benefits and discounts to their fullest potential.
In this video, Shariya Terrell ’06, who is currently Account Representative at Omega Bio-tek, shares her experience. As a BMB major reflects on how her time at Centre influenced her life after Centre.