The STEM Career Opportunities in Nebraska: Networks,
Experiential-learning, and Computational Thinking (STEM CONNECT) is an NSF-funded S-STEM (Scholarships in Science,
Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) scholarship program forming a partnership among the University of
Nebraska-Lincoln (UNL), Southeast Community College (SCC), and Western Nebraska Community College (WNCC).
STEM CONNECT awards scholarships to and provides curricular and co-curricular support to academically talented,
low-income students with interest in careers that require strong skills in mathematics or computer science.
To be eligible for a STEM CONNECT scholarship in Spring 2022, a student must:
The application process for a STEM CONNECT scholarship depends on your current educational status and your higher
Southeast Community College (SCC) and Western Nebraska Community College (WNCC) are welcoming STEM CONNECT
applications for Spring 2022 beginning September 15, 2021. Students are encouraged to apply as soon as possible as applications are reviewed on a rolling basis. Deadline for Spring 2022 applications is December 10, 2021.
After Spring 2020, UNL will no longer be accepting STEM CONNECT applications for first- and second-year students.
Interested students that fall into this category can apply to SCC or WNCC, and in future semesters scholars will
have the option to transfer their award to UNL.
For Spring 2022:
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