EAGLES STEM scholarships

$20,000–$60,000Award Amount
20Number of Awards
2/1/2023Submission Deadline

The EAGLES STEM Scholarships program is designed to provide under-represented students in STEM with financial assistance, advising, and research opportunities to achieve success after graduation. The program is both a need- and merit-based award.

Portland State University (PSU), in partnership with Heritage University, created the EAGLES STEM Scholarships ranging between $20,000 to $60,000. Both are renowned institutions of higher learning with innovative problem-solving approaches. They received a $5 million grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF), which is geared toward supporting outstanding students majoring in STEM.

The program awards 20 undergraduate students; 10 for incoming first-year students and the other 10 for transfer students at PSU. Applicants must demonstrate academic excellence, determination in the field, and provide proof of financial need.

Key Information of EAGLES STEM scholarships

Study Details

Area of Study

  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Ecology
  • Engineering
  • Environmental Science
  • Mathematics
  • Physics
  • Science
  • Technology

Country of Study

United States

Specific Schools

Portland State University

Scholarship Details

Intended Level of Study


Award Amount


Number of Awards


EAGLES STEM scholarships Timeline

December 2022

Application Opening Date

Applications open on December 1.

February 1, 2023

Submission Deadline

The submission deadline is on February 1.

Scholarship Eligibility

To be eligible to apply, applicants must meet the following criteria.

  • Eligible Grade: Undergraduate
  • Maximum Age: Any
  • Required GPA: 3
  • Geographic Eligibility: Oregon
  • Gender: Any
  • Race/Ethnicity: Any

Application Requirements

Here’s what you need to submits besides your application.

  • Grade transcript
  • Financial Information
  • Short Answers
  • Present Work Experiences
  • Recommendation letters

How to ace the EAGLES STEM scholarships


Demonstrate your commitment to field of study

You must provide short answers to questions about what inspired you to want to earn a college degree. This is where you must creatively demonstrate your passion for STEM programs and your long-term goal of working in the field.


Input your most recent GPA

Having a GPA of 3.0 and above is required by the scholarship committee. GPAs of 2.75 to 2.99 can be considered sometimes. Input your current GPA in the spaces available. It is best to reach a higher GPA before you apply for better chances of winning.


Emphasize your concern for environmental issues

In one of the short answers, you'll be required to identify an environmental pollution challenge and state its significance to you. You can suggest a way to investigate the problem or describe a potential solution.


Prove your financial need

As stated earlier, this scholarship is need-based. You need to submit a FAFSA report and a Financial Aid Award Letter. Attach these documents to your application as proof that you require financial aid.

How the EAGLES STEM scholarships is Judged

Eligible candidates for the scholarship will be judged based on merit, commitment to STEM studies, interest in environmental research, and financial need.

Why We Love the EAGLES STEM scholarships


The program addresses financial barriers to education

Many excellent students find it challenging to live their academic dreams due to the high cost of tertiary education. Scholars of this program can study the program of their choice without financial barriers.


Provides extra opportunities to improve student success

Scholarship winners are entitled to paid internships and mentorship from faculty and scientific community members.


The program focuses on solving environmental pollution

Students of this scholarship usually participate in special environmental pollution research as a trans-disciplinary theme.

5 Facts About PSU EAGLES STEM Scholarships


The scholarship is for juniors and below

The EAGLES STEM scholarship is for undergraduate students with at least two years remaining in their program (junior level and below).


You must have a Google account

Applicants must have, and be logged into, a Google account to complete the EAGLES STEM Scholarships application. If you don't have a Google account, create one before you start your application.


Courses not covered by the scholarship

Medical Laboratory Science and Nursing students are not eligible for this scholarship program.


Commitment required of scholars

The award winners must participate in workshops and other professional development provided by the program.


The scholarship is renewable

The financial aid is renewed annually to enable students to focus on getting their degree, acquiring industry-needed skills, and achieving their dreams.

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