College of Science and Technology Scholarships
There are more than 20 scholarships available for College of Science and Technology full-time undergraduate students in all degree programs. Eligibility is limited to rising sophomores, juniors and seniors. These scholarships include the following opportunities.
- The Chachkin-Kean Fund for Undergraduate Research provides financial support for students who participate in the College of Science and Technology’s Undergraduate Research Program, assisting with faculty research in the student’s major field of study.
- The College of Science and Technology Alumni Endowed Scholarship was established in 2014 by the college’s Alumni Board to recognize students who demonstrate academic excellence.
- The Jules J. Sheldon, DDS, Endowed Scholarship was established in 2010 by a bequest from Jules J. Sheldon to provide scholarships for students enrolled in the College of Science and Technology.
- The Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation Award for Academic Achievement is awarded to a student who has demonstrated academic excellence within the Alliance for Minority Participation program.
- The Robert and Rita Cook Science Scholars supports exceptional incoming College of Science and Technology students with paid summer research and academic and professional development.
- The Seda Tarzian Scholarship, established in 2006 by Seda Tarzian, supports academically talented students majoring in the sciences, with preference given to those who experience socioeconomic or educational disadvantages.
Computer and Information Sciences Department & Mathematics Department Scholarships
Scholarships available to undergraduate students in the Computer Science and Physics Program include the following opportunities.
- The Computer and Information Sciences Junior Scholarship is an annual fund that awards scholarships to juniors in the Computer and Information Sciences Department who demonstrate outstanding performance.
- The Francis James and Helen C. Sholomskas Progress to Excellence Scholarship is awarded to juniors or seniors majoring in Mathematics.
- The John A. Poole Memorial Scholarship, established in memory of John A. Poole, professor of chemistry from 1964 to 1999, is awarded to a junior or senior majoring in Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics or Physics who demonstrates academic excellence.
- The Petchon Family Computer and Information Science Endowed Scholarship is awarded to undergraduates who have demonstrated academic excellence in Computer and Information Science.
- The Scott Hibbs Memorial Undergraduate Scholarship, established by Christopher Gali, CST ’94, is awarded to undergraduate students majoring in Computer and Information Science who have demonstrated academic achievement.
TUteach Scholarships & Awards
Students pursuing teaching certification through TUteach programs in the College of Science and Technology can also take advantage of the following awards and scholarships.
- The Alexander von Humboldt Science Education Award is given to a TUteach student who has inspired others to learn science. The award was established in honor of Alexander von Humboldt, who created the way we understand nature today.
- Established in 2012, the Donald and Annette Baird Family Award provides awards to academically excellent junior or senior students in the TUteach program who have a commitment and an ability to teach, a demonstrated dedication to community service, and strong moral character.
- The Morna Brennen Memorial Scholarship, established by Kenneth R. Brennen, CST ’62, ’66, supports CST students who are pursuing degrees in both Mathematics or Science and teaching certification through the TUteach program.
Merit Scholarship Summer Educational Enhancement
The College of Science and Technology encourages students with merit scholarship eligibility to apply for summer research opportunities across all majors. You can gain real-world experience and contribute to cutting-edge research alongside faculty.
This program provides you with a summer stipend so you can participate in ongoing research projects. The stipend covers 300 hours of research throughout the summer.
Federal Stafford Loans
Applying for federal Stafford loans requires completion of the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). At Temple University, unsubsidized Stafford loans are available to full-time students up to a maximum amount of $20,500 annually.
Eligibility for the Federal Work-study Program is based on the applicant’s need as determined by the information on the applicant’s FAFSA. In addition, students must be enrolled at least half time and maintain satisfactory academic progress. Students are paid biweekly for hours worked.
Learn aid, scholarship and work-study options at Student Financial Services.