STEM Scholars is a free program for college students with disabilities and veterans who are majoring in science (including social science), technology, engineering, or math (STEM)
2012 STEM Scholars (left to right): Crystal Daggett, Spencer Hunley, Chris Hull, Jameel Thurman, Michael Morganegg, Joe Hack, Laura Hurse, Antone Jenkins, Caleb Campbell
STEM Scholars is a flexible program that offers many different ways to participate and connect with other students with similiar academic and career interests. Program benefits include academic support, access to a transition navigator, research opportunities, and much more, all designed to help STEM Scholars earn degrees and build careers in the STEM fields.
Receive real-time support while you are on the go via weekly or biweekly contacts with your transition navigator. Receive information on available academic support services and get help developing a plan to achieve your academic goals. Read more about academic coaching at KC BANCS.
Students with whom you share unique struggles in an academic environment will help you gain the confidence and knowledge to be successful.
Work with your transition navigator and KC BANCS faculty contacts to participate in research opportunities at your college to gain experience and technical knowledge in your degree/career field.
Still not sure on what career you want to pursue after finishing your degree? Internships and service learning are great ways to explore different career paths in your field and give you on the job experience to help market yourself when entering the job market.
The college you attend may already have supports in place that you are not aware of. KC BANCS will help you find the best resources for your individual needs.