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Apply to G-STEM

G-STEM applications are accepted for three application periods: Summer, fall and spring.  Deadlines may vary.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Be a U.S. citizen
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  • Meet or exceed minimal GPA requirement (3.0)
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  • Be a full-time Spelman student with a minimum of two semesters of college credits (Sophomore or Junior standing).  Seniors are not eligible for application to the G-STEM program
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  • Major in a STEM discipline:  Biology, Chemistry, Computer Sciences, Mathematics, Physics, Dual-Degree Engineering or Environmental Science and Studies
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  • Able to communicate in the language of the country of travel
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  • Proof of U.S. passport and necessary visa(s) to travel
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  • Meet with G-STEM program manager to determine eligibility to receive a G-STEM Preliminary Application for review and approval by the student’s department chair

Application Process:

Admission into the G-STEM Program as a G-STEM Scholar is a competitive process. Students must demonstrate maturity and the ability to complete the following steps for consideration:

  • Visit the G-STEM office in Science Center 342, and meet with the G-STEM Program Manager to determine eligibility into the G-STEM Program
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  • Students considered qualified for the G-STEM Program will be given access to the online G-STEM Preliminary Application for review by their department chair
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  • Receipt of the G-STEM Preliminary Application with the Department Chair’s authorization allows the applicant to receive a G-STEM program application
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  • Only students whose G-STEM Preliminary Application has been approved by their department chair will receive access to the online G-STEM Program Application
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  • Submit the following information via the online G-STEM Application by the program deadline:
    1. G-STEM program application
    2. Statement of purpose
    3. Two letters of recommendation from a science faculty
    4. Copy of college transcript
    5. Copy of CV or resume
    6. Proof of U.S. passport

Incomplete and late applications WILL NOT be considered The G-STEM Internal Advisory Committee makes the final determination on student admission into the G-STEM Program as a G-STEM Scholar, and their decision is communicated to the applicant via e-mail.

G-STEM Program Office

350 Spelman Lane, SW
Campus Box 340
Atlanta, GA 30314
Office: 404-270-5842
Fax:    404-270-6147
E-mail: gstem@spelman.edu

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