Marie Curie Scholarship

Awarded By:

College of Saint Mary

Number of Awards & Eligibility: One award available
In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:
  1. Must be pursuing a Bachelor of Science in Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics, or Human Biology (non-Pre-PA)
  2. Must have a minimum High school GPA of 3.5
  3. Must have an ACT at or above 23
  4. Must be a U.S. citizen

In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:

Description: With the support of the National Science Foundation, College of Saint Mary offers a unique and competitive program for academically talented students who excel in STEM. Our Marie Curie Scholarship provides significant financial support and resources for young women who want to major in Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics, or Human Biology (non-Pre-PA majors). You could receive up to $20,000 toward your College of Saint Mary education each year while you live on campus and continue to meet program requirements. That is up to $80,000 for a four year degree! Marie Curie Scholars receive academic support from tutors, gain research opportunities, enjoy a community of bright, science and math minded women, and participate in seminars and student clubs.

Application requirements for the Marie Curie Scholarship are:

  • Interview
  • Recommendation letter
  • FAFSA
  • Application form
Additional Information: This program will: -Prepare you to smoothly transition from high school to college courses. -Expose you to STEM in your everyday life. -Help you explore careers in STEM. -Assist with applications to graduate school or employment. -Strengthen your beliefs and confidence in your abilities. In addition to financial support toward tuition, Marie Curie Scholars also have these great opportunities: -You will participate in undergraduate research with doctorate-level faculty in biology, chemistry, math, and human biology. -Have funding for student travel to a national conference to present research in your junior or senior year. -Experience the Annual Kickstart Event, where you'll dust off science and math skills and get to know other Marie Curie Scholars. -Enjoy the friendship and fun that goes with having a peer "Sister" mentor. Returning Marie Curie Scholars help your adjust to college-level science and math courses, and engage in the campus community. -Free tutoring in advanced and upper-level science and math courses.

Award Amount: Chosen applicant will receive $20,000 for up to four years!  The total dollars awarded for this scholarship is $80,000.

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Monday, January 23, 2023

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Monday, January 23, 2023

All applications and supporting materials must be submitted by the listed deadline. No late submissions will be accepted. Award notifications will go out on March 1st!
About College of Saint Mary:
Contact Information: Scholarship Committee,
Address: Omaha, Nebraska

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