STEM Scholarship

WID Palmetto Chapter

WID Palmetto Chapter’s STEM Scholarship is an annual award supporting women attending South Carolina Colleges or Universities pursuing degrees in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) fields.  Two annual scholarships of up to $2500 are available and one is reserved for a female veteran.

Awards are made according to financial need, academic performance, field of study, and faculty recommendation.  Awards are not available to incoming freshmen.

2020 Application

Eligibility Requirements

Applicants must meet all of the following criteria.  No exceptions will be considered.


Be a citizen of the United States


Be studying in a field that falls within the STEM discipline


Be a female enrolled full-time in a South Carolina college or university undergraduate program


Be a Rising Sophomore with a minimum GPA of 2.5, a Rising Junior with a minimum GPA of 2.75, or a Rising Senior with a minimum GPA of 3.0


Military/Veteran Scholarship Only: Be active, retired, reservist or guard of the United States Armed Forces, or an active participant in ROTC

2020 Application Instructions

Deadline of June 30, 2020

Application Requirement Checklist

Completed Application Form.


Statement of Intent (100-300 words)

Faculty Recommendation

Military/Veteran Only: Copy of DD214 without SSN

How to Submit Your Application

Send application package to: (and)

Applicant is responsible for ensuring all application materials arrive to meet deadline (June 30th).

For questions, please email

Recipients and non-recipients will be notified of award status via email on or before July 31st.

Selection Criteria

Awards will be made according to financial need, academic achievement, field of study, personal statement, and faculty recommendation.