Apply to be a STEM Scholar

First year application | 

Who May Apply:

Students who have accepted admission to the Bates Class of 2024 and who plan to major in biological chemistry, biology, chemistry, geology, environmental science, mathematics, neuroscience, physics, or the liberal arts-engineering dual degree program may apply. Students should be planning to take science and/or math courses in their first year.

Students from groups traditionally under-represented in science and math, students who are among the first in their family to attend college, and students from under-resourced Maine high schools are especially encouraged to apply.

How to Apply:

Complete the application form by 11:59 pm on the deadline listed above.

In your application, be specific about your background and interests in science and/or math. Information from your admission file is also considered in the selection process.

Selection Process:

The STEM Scholars are selected by a faculty committee. The committee seeks students with a demonstrated passion for science and/or math, strong academic credentials, a desire to work hard to succeed in these fields, and who come from diverse backgrounds and bring diverse perspectives.

Sophomore application | Deadline: February 26, 2020

Who May Apply:

Sophomores planning to major in biological chemistry, biology, chemistry, geology, environmental science, mathematics, neuroscience, physics, or the liberal arts-engineering dual degree program may apply. They must be enrolled in science or math courses that count toward a STEM major.

Students from groups traditionally under-represented in science and math, students who are among the first in their family to attend college are especially encouraged to apply.

How to Apply:

Complete the application form by 11:59 pm on the deadline listed above.

In your application, be specific about your background and interests in science and/or math. Information from your admission file is also considered in the selection process.

Selection Process:

The STEM Scholars are selected by a faculty committee. The committee seeks students with a demonstrated passion for science and/or math, strong academic credentials, a desire to work hard to succeed in these fields, and who come from diverse backgrounds and bring diverse perspectives.