Presentation on theme: "Presented to: San Diego MESA Alliance Industry Advisory Board (IAB) Wednesday, 13 February 2013 Jason R. Keltner Navy STEM Scholarship Program Liaison."— Presentation transcript:
Presented to: San Diego MESA Alliance Industry Advisory Board (IAB) Wednesday, 13 February 2013 Jason R. Keltner Navy STEM Scholarship Program Liaison Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command (858) Navy STEM Scholarship Program
Overview Two-part program Freshman Scholarship Sophomore-Senior Internship Benefits to the student One-time, $10,000 freshman scholarship Summer student employment as an intern (formerly under SCEP program; now Pathways) with up to $15,000 in salary and up to $15,000 in tuition assistance annually Potential for guaranteed federal employment as a scientist or engineer with an innovative global technology leader Benefits to the organization Diverse STEM candidate pool sourced from HBCUs and Hispanic Serving Institutions Community outreach and relationship building with key university partners Improved pipeline for future S&T workforce – organizationally integrated, higher performing 2
Process Chart Year 1Year 2Year 3Year 4 Freshman Scholarship Applications coordinated by HBCU Deans and Great Minds in STEM (GMiS) High School $10K Scholarship Award FR Year Summer Employment SO Year Summer Employment JR Year Summer Employment SR Year Graduate Service Agreement One (1) year for each year a student took employment tuition assistance Navy STEM ScholarshipNavy Student EmploymentNavy Employee SO-SR Years Tuition Assistance up to $15K/year. Work assignment and salary for summer employment managed by Field Activity leads scholarships per freshman class
AY 12/13 Numbers * GF = grandfathered; STEMP = student employment Total Scholars61 HBCU44 HSI17 FY13 New Scholars29 HBCU15* HSI14 May Student EmploymentTBD NAVSEA16+__ SPAWAR3+__ * Virginia State submitted 2 new scholars Participating HBCUs Alabama A&M University Florida A&M University Hampton University Howard University Jackson State University Morgan State University Norfolk State University North Carolina A&T Prairie View A&M University Southern University Tennessee State University Tuskegee University University of the District of Columbia Virginia State University Participating HSIs California State Polytechnic, Pomona New Mexico Institute of Mining & Technology Texas A&M University University of California, San Diego University of New Mexico University of Texas, Pan American University of Texas, El Paso University of Texas, San Antonio Disciplines Aerospace Engineering Biochemistry Chemical Engineering Civil Engineering Computer Engineering Computer Science Electrical/Electronics Engineering Mathematics Mechanical Engineering 4
Requirements 5 Major field of study must be in a STEM discipline Must be enrolled at a Navy partnering HBCU, HSI or other Minority Institution with an engineering program accredited by the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET) Must be enrolled or accepted for enrollment as a degree- seeking student Must be taking a fulltime academic course load Must be in good academic standing with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher Must be able to obtain at least a SECRET security clearance Must demonstrate a clear financial need Should be active in the local community
Upon Graduation 6 The NAVY STEM Scholars Student Employment Program is designed to prepare students for permanent positions within the Federal government. Student employees receive financial assistance for tuition and books, as well as a competitive salary with benefits during their work experience. Students who successfully complete all academic and work requirements may be considered for conversion to a permanent fulltime Federal position after graduation. Students who commit to the Student Employment Program and are offered fulltime employment after graduation will be obligated to work one year for every year they received tuition assistance while in school.
How to Apply? 7 scholarship-application-guidelines