The College of Letters & Science at UW-Madison is happy to announce a scholarship opportunity for incoming freshmen intending to pursue specific STEM career majors. The Thermo Fisher Scientific STEM Scholarship provides $5,000 per year for four years to 4 outstanding incoming freshmen.
Eligible students must be planning on studying and majoring in one of the following areas: Biochemistry, Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Geology, Geophysics, Mathematics or Molecular Biology. Students interested in pursuing a career in research rather than clinical practice are encouraged to apply.
Eligible first-year students planning to enroll full-time in the College of Letters & Science must have financial need as demonstrated by the FAFSA. The application will be open on November 2, 2020. Offers will be released in mid-March to mid-April.
The application contains short essay questions, an activities, awards, and leadership profile; and requires a recommendation from a math or science instructor.
Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. is the world leader in serving science, with revenues of more than $20 billion and approximately 65,000 employees globally. Its mission is to enable customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer. Thermo Fisher helps customers accelerate life sciences research, solve complex analytical challenges, improve patient diagnostics, deliver medicines to market and increase laboratory productivity. Through its premier brands – Thermo Scientific, Applied Biosystems, Invitrogen, Fisher Scientific and Unity Lab Services – it offers an unmatched combination of innovative technologies, purchasing convenience and comprehensive services.
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Applicants will also be considered for the Nancy Newlin STEM scholarship and for the Dr. Dyann and Peter Wirth STEM scholarship.