What is a STAMPS Scholar?
To Qualify for STAMPS
- You must be a major (or plan to major) in one of the following areas: Biology, Chemistry/Biochemistry, Computer Science, Geography, Mathematics/ Statistics, Physics, or Astronomy.
- You must be a new student to UNCG and/or invited to become a STAMPS scholar. You must demonstrate an aptitude for science and/or mathematics, and enthusiasm in study.
- To continue in STAMPS, you will be expected to show adequate process toward a degree in your math or science ﬁeld every semester, and maintain a 3.0 GPA.
- In your first year of STAMPS you must successfully complete a one credit fall semester and a three credit spring semester course in Foundations for Learning (FFL) course taught by STAMPS faculty designed specifically for STAMPS students.
- You must have demonstrated ﬁnancial need as determined by UNCG’s Financial Aid Oﬃce.
Benefits of STAMPS
- Financial support of up to $4,000 per year, based on financial need.
- Assigned a Science faculty mentor (See their research here).
- Working with and an opportunity to later become a peer mentor.
- Field visits to research sites.
- A speaker series designed for the STAMPS scholars.
- Participation in an FFL course designed for STAMPS students to better understand the science disciplines and career opportunities.
- The opportunity for meaningful involvement in an active community of science and math students and faculty.