Attention STEM Scholars!
VA has launched the Edith Nourse Rogers STEM Scholarship program for students training in high demand STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) fields.
The Rogers STEM Scholarship provides up to nine months of additional Post-9/11 GI Bill® benefits for a maximum of $30,000 to certain eligible individuals who:
- Are enrolled in an undergraduate STEM program requiring at least 120 semester (or 180 quarter) credit hours for completion.
- Have completed at least 60 standard or 90 quarter credit hours toward their degree.
- Have or will exhaust their Post-9/11 GI Bill entitlement within six months based on their current enrollment(s).
Also individuals seeking a teaching certification must have:
- Earned a post-secondary degree in a STEM field;
- Been accepted or are enrolled in a teaching certification program;
- Exhausted or will exhaust their Post-9/11 GI Bill entitlement within six months based on their current enrollment(s).
VA has awarded over $29 million in STEM Scholarships to date and will continue to award scholarships in 2020.
VA recently updated and posted the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP codes) eligible for the Scholarship. Individuals training in one of the approved programs may submit an application online.
Additional information about the Rogers STEM Scholarship and eligibility requirements can be found at VA.gov.
Note: Students who may not be eligible this term may be eligible in the future. Graduate programs are not currently approved for the Rogers STEM Scholarship.