Who Qualifies?

Students must

  • be U.S. Citizens, Permanent Residents, Nationals, or Refugees;
  • be enrolled in one of the Joint Dual (JD) Degree Engineering majors or if a coming directly from high school must demonstrate good academic standing by GPA, grades in science and math courses, and completion of high school or high school equivalency;
  • be full time student;
  • have an overall GPA of 3.0 and a minimum College Math and Science GPA of 3.0 with no STEM grades below “B-” at time of application;
  • have a recommendation letter showing candidate’s qualities such as academic performance, commitment, and STEM career motivation; and
  • be a low-income student with demonstrated financial need as per the Financial Aid Office.

HEAT Scholars Benefits

  • Mentored by peers and dedicated STEM faculty; 
  • Enrolled in writing across disciplines in the STEM curriculum; 
  • Mentored immersive undergraduate research experiences; 
  • Guidance and support for transfer to a four-year institution; 
  • Exposure to STEM-related working and professional facilities; 
  • Participation at professional STEM conferences; and 
  • Career orientation workshops and other professional development opportunities. 
Guidelines for Writing a Personal Statement
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