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WEST Scholarship Program

WEST Scholars are awarded up to $5,000 a year towards completion of a degree in physical science STEM programs.  

What is the WEST Scholarship?

The WEST scholarship program is an NSF sponsored program to recruit more students to STEM degrees, financially support STEM students through graduation, articulate the strategies and resources available to them to successfully complete their degrees, develop student leaders, and provide professional mentorship to the WEST scholars.

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Who are WEST Scholars?

WEST Scholars are high-achieving students, interested in physical science STEM careers, show promise to become community leaders in STEM, and have demonstrated financial need. Preference will be given to physical sciences (chemistry and physics), earth and environmental science, mathematics, computer science, and engineering students.

Selection Criteria

Become a WEST Scholar...

The WEST Scholarship committee review applications as early as February 1st. First offer letters are sent out the first part of March. At that time WEST Scholars will be invited to meet with their faculty mentor who will assist them in preparing for Fall courses. Applications are welcome until all spots in the program are filled.

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Principal Investigator

Tracy Covey, Ph.D.

Mailing address

Weber State University
College of Science
1415 Edvalson St., Dept. 2503
Ogden, UT 84408-2503

Building location

Tracy Hall Science Center (TY)

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