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STAMPS

Science, Technology and Math Preparation Scholarships

FAQs

Who can apply?

Incoming UNCG students, either first-years or transfers from community colleges, who declare a major in Biology, Chemistry/Biochemistry, Computer Science, Geography, Mathematics/Statistics, or Physics/Astronomy, have a 3.0 GPA from their high school or community college, and have a demonstrated financial need will be invited to apply by admissions.

What funds are available for STAMPS?

Up to $4,616 per year as a scholarship.

Must a STAMPS scholar be enrolled full time?

Yes.

Must a STAMPS scholar be a US citizen?

Yes, although you may also be a permanent resident.

How will my application be reviewed?

Applications will be reviewed by the STAMPS faculty members at UNCG.

Is there a minimum GPA a STAMPS scholar must maintain?

Yes, 3.0 in your major as well as an overall 3.0 GPA.

What happens if my GPA falls below a GPA in my major and/or overall?

You’ll have one semester to improve your grades. If, after a semester on probation, you do not return to a minimum of a 3.0 GPA, you may be dropped from the program.

Any additional unanswered questions about applications?

Send your question to Stone Yeatts in Admissions (tsyeatts@uncg.edu).