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NSF Aspire Scholarship

Please note: we are currently seeking additional funding for the AugSTEM Scholars program, which supports NSF Aspire, and are not receiving applications at this time. Should we receive funding, we will post information late spring 2020 about the application process and due dates and for the 2020-21 academic year.

Supports students pursuing careers in STEM

  • Provides scholarships of $4,000 for the 2019-2020 academic year.
  • Connects scholars early with opportunities for career development.
  • Open to current Augsburg students and incoming transfers.


  • Enrolled full-time in a STEM major (biology, biopsychology, biochemistry, chemistry, computer science, environmental studies, mathematics, or physics)
  • Within 7 semesters of graduating
  • Major GPA of 2.75 or higher
  • U.S. citizen, national, or permanent resident
  • Financial need: Pell or Minnesota State Grant eligible