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Student Opportunities in Science and Mathematics

There are many opportunities for co-curricular learning at Belmont. Some options include Study Abroar, Peer Tutoring, and Service Learning. Every student should strongly consider having an internship, studying abroad, or participating in a summer research experience during their undergraduate education. Please click on the link to find more about Co-curricular Learning at Belmont. 

There are many opportunities for students to participate in Internships, Summer Research Experiences during their time at Belmont.  Please click on the link to see current Internship, Fellowships, Summer Research, REU, and other opportunities available for 2015-2016.  Please note the application deadlines shown.

Many of our students continue their education in graduate school programs.  There are a wide variety of options available. Please click on the Graduate Programs link to see the current opportunities available for 2015-2016. Please note the application deadlines.

Scholarship opportunities:

The Garden Club of America (GCA) Scholarships

Each year The Garden Club of America extends an invitation to qualified students at the undergraduate and post graduate levels to apply for one of their 27 merit based scholarships, fellowships, internships and awards. These scholarship offerings fund the study of diverse subjects in the areas of ecology, horticulture, the environment and more. The GCA website at www.gcamerica.org/scholarships provides a comprehensive listing of their scholarship offerings, application requirements, deadlines and funding levels as well as information on previous scholarship recipients.

Scholarships for Computer Science Students

Computer Science Online created this resource to help current and prospective computer science students understand their many financial aid options. There are more students seeking CS degrees now than ever before, and also more scholarship and grant opportunities. This guide shows students what to look for in a scholarship, how and when to apply, and what to expect. Key elements of the guide include:

 - A comprehensive review of available scholarships, listed by eligible student groups
 - Amounts awarded and deadlines for each scholarship
 - A step-by-step guide to finding and applying for CS scholarships

ACS-Hach Second Career Teacher Scholarship

The American Chemical Society (ACS)-Hach Second Career Teacher Scholarship is awarded to professionals in the chemistry field pursuing a Masters degree in education or becoming certified as a chemistry/science teacher. Scholarship recipients receive either up to $6,000 for full-time study or up to $3,000 for part-time study. Recipients who meet the award criteria are eligible to renew the award annually up to three years.  The scholarship can be applied to tuition, books, room and board, and other education-related expenses. Scholarships cannot be applied to expenses retroactively. Interested applicants must submit an online application. Please click here for more information.

ACS Scholars Program

The American Chemical Society Scholars Program awards renewable scholarships of up to $5,000 to underrepresented minority students who want to enter the fields of chemistry or chemistry-related fields, such as environmental science, toxicology and chemical technology. High school seniors and college freshmen, sophomores, or juniors are eligible to apply.  Please click here for more information.