CCA STEM Scholarships

The Community College of Aurora is excited to award scholarships in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) made possible through a grant from the National Science Foundation. Scholarships are designed to support students pursuing STEM related degrees at CCA. At least 12 scholarships will be awarded per academic year up to $2500 per semester ($5000 per year maximum).

The application period for the 2018-2019 scholarship is now OPEN. The application deadline is December 1st. To access the online application: STEM SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION

For questions please email us at: You may visit with an Acheivement Team member by stopping by the Lowry Campus, West Quad, SPSS Office, room 203. 

Eligibility requirements to qualify:

Pursuing an Associates in:

General (pursuing an engineering focus)

Biology, Chemistry, Geology, Mathematics, Physics


Computer Information Systems, Computer Programming, Graphic Design, IT Tech & Support, Networking and Security, Technology for Business Operations, Web Design & Development

Additional Requirements Include:

Cumulative GPA > 3.0

Enrollment in 12+ credits for fall and spring

US Citizen or Permanent Resident

Submission of the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) to the Community College of Aurora

Participants in the S-STEM scholarship program will:

-Receive scholarship dollars per year for up to 2 years

-Be paired with a mentor

-Meet with an Achievement Coach regularly

-Meet with an Advisor regularly

-Discuss industry opportunities and trends

-Discuss academic and professional goals

-Develop a STEM academic plan

-Attend STEM related workshops and site visits to industry partners/colleges


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