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​STEM Scholarship Opportunities​

STEM Students, take time to apply for these great scholarship opportunities today!! If you need guidance completing your scholarship applications reach out to Brittnee Quintanar​, Azadeh Iglesias, or Patricia Gill​.

Athena of the Inland Valley

The Greater Riverside Chambers of Commerce announced the availability of a $1,000 scholarship to for higher education institutions. The deadline for the scholarship ATHENA-Scholarship-Application-edited.pdf submission is April 15, 2021.​​ Applicants must be knowledgeable about their chosen field of study, have demonstrated academic achievement, have given back to their community through public service, and served as role models and mentors to others. Recipients must be available to attend the virtual ATHENA Award presentation on May 27 via Zoom at noonThe mission of the ATHENA of the Inland Valley​ s to open doors of leadership opportunity through inspiration, education, cultivation and mentoring.​​
Applications will be reviewed and one person will be selected and notified by April 22. Scholarship applicants are encouraged to visit the website for ATHENA InternationalPlease email the scholarship application to diana.meza@rccd.edu​ by April 15, 2021.


ASNC Transfer Scholarship

The Associated Students of Norco College will award $200 to 100 Norco College students who applied for transfer to University of California, California State University, or private 4 year colleges for the 2021-2022 school year. Qualified applicants must provide evidence of applying to campuses, and will be considered based on demonstrated need for the funds and service to the campus or the community. The scholarship is intended to assist students with payment of the intent to register fees and transfer application fees. Applications due by: April 18, 2021 at 11:59pm.

Questions: edwin.romero@norcocollege.edu​

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Because College is Expensive Scholarship

​The $500 “Because College is Expensive” Scholarship is open to all students and those planning on enrolling within 24 months. High​ school juniors & seniors, adults looking to head back to school, current college students and anyone else looking to attend college or graduate school.​ ​Click here for more information and to apply.


$3,000 scholarship for female college students pursuing a STEM degree. ​Click here for information and application. Deadline to apply is April 15, 2021.​​

The California Community College's Chief Information Systems Officer Association (CISOA) 

​​The 2021 CIOSA Student Scholarship Program will award ten $10,000 scholarships to currently enrolled in college at least part-time (6 units) with a 3.0GPA or higher with a declared major in an Information Technology related field of study. Applications are due by April 16,2021. Click here​ for more information.​



Four $2,500 scholarships are awarded to undergraduate students interested in a drinking water related career field. This includes environmental and civil engineers; water, wastewater, and recycling treatment plant operators; distribution system operators; chemists; laboratory technicians; biologists, ecologists ​and environmental scientists; mechanical, electrical, and plumbing trades; financiers; economists.....​​whatever the role that supports safe drinking water. Click here for more information.​​


This is an opportunity for eligible students to earn an award up to $1,000. Applicant must be currently enrolled in high school or college, or plan to enroll in the next 12 months. The deadline to apply is the last day of each month. ​​Click here​ for more information and to apply.​

​​​Fund the Future Study Soup Scholarship

You could win an easy $2,500 scholarship by drawing an original superhero who uses STEM to make the world a better place! Use our template to create a poster for your schools’ classrooms. Your poster will (super)empower students to pursue STEM and you’ll enter to win a $2,500 scholarship.Click here for more information and to apply. ​​

HACU Scholarship Program 

The Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities is offering scholarship opportunities for students to assist in defraying some of your college expenditures.  ​Click here​ for more information and to apply.​​

Measurement Science Conference (MSC)​ Scholarship

The Measurement Science Conference (MSC) has an established fund to grant scholarships of up to $2,000 to students in an Engineering, Science, or Quality Assurance degree program.  The scholarship prize also includes admission to the 2021 Measurement Science Conference exhibit hall, the MSC luncheon, and any technical programs offered during the July 19th through July 22nd 2021 Measurement Science Conference. Attendance at the conference provides a valuable opportunity for students to learn about and experience being in a professional environment and to begin forming their professional network.  The scholarship program places emphasis on experience or accomplishments related to the application or advancement of measurement science and technology. Click Here​ for more information.


​​Ten scholarship recipients are chosen to visit Palantir's headquarters in Palo Alto, CA for a day, all expenses paid. Programming includes professional development sessions, breakouts with Palantir engineers and fun social ac​ti​vities. All recipients are awarded a $7,000 scholarship to support their education. Applicants must be full-time college students that identify as a woman and are pursuing a STEM major. Click here for more information.​​

Additional Scholarship Search Engines

​The Following Scholarships Will be Offered Again in the Fall 2021:


​​The Science, Mathematics, and Research for Transformation (SMART) Scholarship-for-Service Program is funded by the Department of Defense (DoD). It is a combined educational and workforce development opportunity for bachelors, masters, and Ph.D. students to gain technical skills in critical STEM fields and support the national security mission of DoD.​​​  Click Here for more information, eligibility requirements and how to apply.  The application will open in August 2021 and the deadline to apply is December 1, 2021​