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NSF S-STEM at York College Program Application Process and Requirements

Application Process

Applications for the Fall 2021 are due by 5:00 p.m. on August 1st, 2021.

  1. Complete an online application form. Additional materials, including an essay and a transcript, will be attached in the online application form.
  2. Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) online.
  3. A letter of recommendation from a high school teacher (in a STEM field) who are familiar with your performance must be submitted to
  4. Shortlisted applicants will receive an invitation for an interview with a S-STEM panel. The goal of the interview is to examine the applicant's motivation and dedication to completing a degree in one of the STEM majors.

Application Requirements

All application materials must be received by the deadline. Only complete applications will be reviewed.

Online application formTo be filled out online S-STEM Application Form.
Essay *

An essay (300-500 words, typed, double-spaced) introducing yourself, your past STEM-oriented accomplishments, personal interests, STEM career goals, and 4-year graduation plan at York.

Letters of Recommendation

One recommendation letter from a high school science or math teacher (for incoming freshmen) is required as part of the application process. Please complete the first section of the form, and forward to the recommender for completion. Recommender must send the completed form back to by the application deadline.

Download the S-STEM-Recommendation Form.

Transcript *Official high school transcript
FAFSAComplete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) online.

* The file documents will be uploaded as part of the online application form