How to Apply | STAMPS


Science, Technology and Math Preparation Scholarships

How to Apply

Applications are currently closed.

Click HERE to apply for Fall 2022!

To Qualify for STAMPS

    1. You must major (or plan to major) in Biology, Chemistry/Biochemistry, Computer Science, Geography, Mathematics/ Statistics, or Physics/Astronomy.
    2. You must be an incoming first-year student or a transfer student from a community college. You must demonstrate an aptitude for science and/or mathematics, and enthusiasm for study.
    3. You must have demonstrated financial need, as determined by UNCG’s Financial Aid Office.
    4. In your first year of STAMPS, you must successfully complete a First Year Experience (FYE) class taught by STAMPS faculty designed specifically for STAMPS students.
    5. 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.

Benefits of STAMPS

    1. Financial support of up to $4,616 per year, based on financial need.
    2. Assigned a Science faculty mentor (see their research here).
    3. Assigned a peer mentor (and an opportunity to later become one).
    4. Field visits to research sites.
    5. A speaker series designed for the STAMPS scholars.
    6. Participation in an FYE course designed for STAMPS students to better understand the science disciplines and career opportunities.
    7. The opportunity  to participate in undergraduate research.
    8.  Meaningful involvement in an active community of science and math students and faculty.