16 Feb 2019 Missouri STEM Signing Day + Scholarship Announcement
Just like signing days for athletes, the inaugural Missouri STEM Signing Day will celebrate Missouri high school seniors as they make their commitments to study a STEM field at Missouri colleges and universities. The goal of this pilot program is to recognize and celebrate outstanding Missouri high school students from across the state who are inspired by science, technology, engineering and math and are dedicated to pursuing a STEM career pathway in college and beyond.
Inspired by the Boeing Company, supported by the Missouri Department of Higher Education and fueled by members of Missouri’s business community, the inaugural STEM Signing and Scholarship Day will help ignite tomorrows STEM talent today!
-STEM Signing Day Celebration on May 8, 2019 at the State Capitol Building
-A minimum of 10 Students will receive a $1,000 Scholarship to go towards their college costs
-Students will sign a letter of intent to pursue a STEM degree program at a Missouri post-secondary institution
-Students will be recognized for their STEM achievement by state officials, business leaders, Coalition members and other special guests
Eligibility & Criteria
-2019 Missouri graduating high school students planning to pursue a 2-year, 4-year or technical college in the Fall of 2019
-Students interested in pursuing a STEM degree or certificate program
-Applications will be evaluated on the basis of passion for STEM learning, advancing society through STEM, high school activity involvement and scholarship.
-Application deadline is March 1, 2019
Source: Missouri Mathematics and Science Coalition