National Science Foundation Awards Montgomery College $600,000 Grant to Fund Scholarships for Engineering and Computer Science Students

 

The National Science Foundation has awarded Montgomery College a four-year, $600,000 grant through its Scholarships in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (S-STEM) program.

The grant will provide 150 scholarships to qualified engineering and computer science majors. Students will also receive academic, career and transfer support services as well as supplemental instruction, mentoring and internships.

“Because of this grant, students will have the financial resources and the support they need to complete their degrees,” said Dr. Muhammad H. Kehnemouyi, interim dean of science, engineering and technology. “They will be ready to answer the local and national demand for well-trained engineers and computer scientists.”

To be eligible, students must demonstrate academic potential or ability as well as a demonstrated financial need. The scholarship is available to U.S. citizens, permanent residents or refugee aliens. Specific requirements and upcoming deadlines can be found here.

“This grant helps Montgomery College further its mission of empowering students,” Dr. Kehnemouyi said. “We are helping build careers and change lives.”

Montgomery College is home to the largest engineering transfer program in the country.

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