National Science Foundation (NSF) Scholarship Program
The Opportunities for STEM Achievement (OSA) program, funded by National Science Foundation (NSF) Scholarship Program, will award scholarships of up to $4,000 to incoming freshmen and transfer students and scholarships of up to $6,000 per year to continuing students pursuing degrees in: Computer Information Systems, Computer Science, Cybersecurity and Mathematics.
The program serves a population of academically talented, financially needy students who are often first-generation and largely underrepresented in these fields.
OSA scholars receive:
Personalized advisement and an Individual Achievement Plan designed to improve persistence
Faculty mentored research and opportunities to present at conferences
Seminars and career exploration presented by external professionals
Traditional support services including professional and peer tutoring to increase academic achievement
Assistance with career preparation for immediate entry in STEM employment or admission to graduate school
Eligibility to Apply
Maintain full-time student status at Mercy College
Citizens of the United States, Nationals of the United States (as defined in Section 101 (a) of the Immigration and Nationality Act), aliens admitted as refugees under Section 207 of the Immigration and Nationality Act, or aliens lawfully admitted to the United States for permanent residence
Major in: Mathematics, Computer Information Systems, Computer Science or Cybersecurity
Meet specific financial criteria and file a FAFSA
Freshmen with a minimum GPA of 3.5 or continuing students with a minimum GPA of 3.0
If you have any questions please reach out.
Dr. Sanju Vaidya and Dr. Charles Li
NSF STEM Scholarship Program Co-Directors
Dept. of Math and CS, School of Liberal Arts
Dobbs Ferry, NY 10522