SOUTHFIELD—Students pursuing degrees in a variety of technology and engineering majors are eligible to receive a scholarship worth more than $78,000 over four years under a new program at Lawrence Technological University.
The LTU STEM Scholar Award is offered through the university’s Marburger STEM Center, LTU’s clearinghouse for K-12 outreach efforts in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics.
Degrees eligible for the scholarships include:
- Bachelor of Science in audio engineering technology
- Bachelor of Science in chemical biology
- Bachelor of Science in chemistry
- Bachelor of Science in construction engineering technology management
- Bachelor of Science in environmental chemistry
- Bachelor of Science in industrial engineering
- Bachelor of Science in mathematical sciences
- Bachelor of Science in mechanical and manufacturing engineering technology
- Bachelor of Science in media communication
- Bachelor of Science in physics and computer science
- Bachelor of Science in physics
- Bachelor of Science in psychology
- Associate of Arts in radio and television broadcasting
- Bachelor of Science in technological humanities.
Students must take at least 30 credit hours of classes per academic year for all four years of their time at LTU to receive the scholarship, which will total $78,600 over four years.
“The purpose of this award is to empower more students to pursue degrees in the fields of science, technology, and mathematics and to spark their interest in the exploration of STEM subjects and careers,” said Lisa Kujawa, LTU associate provost for enrollment and outreach. “Another important objective is to prepare students to become entrepreneurs within the STEM fields. Studying STEM disciplines at LTU prepares our students for many of the most rewarding careers and highest-paying jobs.”
Added LTU Provost Tarek Sobh: “These programs all lead to high-paying professional careers. Lawrence Tech’s role as a dynamic, future-focused university prepares technologically savvy graduates for 21st Century interdisciplinary careers, and job titles that do not yet even exist.”
For students to be reviewed and approved for the STEM Scholar Award, students should apply for LTU admission, fill out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) form, and pay an enrollment deposit. For further information, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 800.CALL.LTU and press 1 for admissions. The deadline to apply for the scholarship is May 1.
Lawrence Technological University, www.ltu.edu, is a private university founded in 1932 that offers nearly 100 programs through the doctoral level in its Colleges of Architecture and Design, Arts and Sciences, Business and Information Technology, and Engineering. PayScale lists Lawrence Tech among the nation’s top 11 percent of universities for the salaries of its graduates, and U.S. News and World Report lists it in the top tier of best Midwestern universities. Students benefit from small class sizes and a real-world, hands-on, “theory and practice” education with an emphasis on leadership. Activities on Lawrence Tech’s 107-acre campus include more than 60 student organizations and NAIA varsity sports.