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MESA

California's STEM Solution

 

Scholarships & Internship offerings

 

Open the drop down menu's below for lots more opportunities!

 

STEM Scholarships

Scholarship Website Award Requirements Deadline
         
The Northern California Chapter of the Conference of Minority Transportation Officials (COMTO) Commute $1000-$3000 Engineering Majors- Civil/ Construction, Environmental, Mechanical, and Electrical. Sophomore or above. Nov. 13

Cooke Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship

Cooke up to $40,000/year to community college students who have earned a GPA of 3.5 or above on a 4.0 scale. Dec. 15
Association for Women in Mathematics
AWM Varies
STEM Students (write a biography about an interview with a women in Math)

First request Jan 10, Submission

Jan 31

PG&E Bright Minds
PG&E $2000
STEM Majors, exhibit Leadership and financial need
Feb 5
PG&E ERGs PG&E ERG $1000-$5000
STEM Majors, exhibit Leadership and financial need (See each individual ERG for other guidelines)
Feb 1
UC Berkeley (The Achievement Award Program) UCB AAP $6,000 per year and a laptop
Students Transferring to UC Berkeley in Fall 2016 from low income 
Feb 12
Buildium Scholarship Program Buldium $2500
Engineering, or Computer Science program (Software Building company)
April 15
Society of Women Engineers (SWE) SWE $1000-$7000
Minimum GPA 3.5 for Freshman applicants and 3.0 for Sophomore-graduate applicants
Feb 15
Congressional Black Caucus foundation (CBCF) General Mills health Scholarship CBCF $2500
African American students planning to pursue a degree in the fields of medicine, engineering, technology, nutrition, or other health-related studies. Min GPA 2.75
Feb 28
Society of Exploration Geophysics SEG $500-$14,000
College students intending to pursue ad college degree directed toward a career in applied geophysics or a closely related filed
Mar 1
Hispanic Scholarship Fund HSF $500-$5,000
Hispanics in STEM transferring to 4 year university in Fall 2015
Mar 30
Chicana/Latina Foundation
CLF $1500
Northern California/Bay area Chicana/ latina college students. Must be able to attend conference the following February
Mar 31
American Nuclear Society (NEED Scholarship for community colleges) ANS $2500
two-year program is available for applicants planning a career in nuclear science, nuclear engineering, or a nuclear-related field and enrolled or planning to enroll in a college or university located in the United States, but need not be U.S. citizens.
April 1
Sunkist Memorial Scholarship Bodine $2000
financial need and a family or personal involvement in California or Arizona agriculture
April 30
Hispanic engineers, scientists, mathematicians, and technology experts HENAAC Varies
Hispanics in STEM
April 30
         

 

Paid Internships by subject

Astromony

Astronomy
City Institution Subject Website Pay Eligibility Deadline
Puerto Rico
Arecibo Observatory
Radio Astronomy, Solar System Radar, Atmospheric Science, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Link $5000/10 Weeks
Fresh-Junior
Jan 26
Boston,MS
Boston University
Astronomy Link $5000/10 Weeks
Fresh-Junior Feb 1
Ithica,NY
Cornell
Astronomy and Astrophysics Link $6500/10 Weeks
Fresh-Junior March 1
Westford,MS
MIT Haystack Observatory
Astronomy, Space Physics, Physics, Computer Science, Mathematics, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering
Link $5000/ 10 Weeks
Fresh-Junior Feb 2
Mountain View, CA
SETI Institute
Astronomy, Astrophysics, Biology, Astrobiology
Link $5000/ 10 Weeks
Fresh-Junior Jan 30
Los Angeles, CA
UCLA
Plasma Physics, Condensed Matter Physics, Accelerator Physics, High Energy Physics, Nuclear Physics, Astrophysics, Astroparticle Physics and Biophysics.
Link $4500, 10 Weeks
Fresh-Junior Feb 2
Tucson, AZ
Kitt Peak National Observatory
astronomy, astrophysics, instrumentation
Link $7750/ 10 Weeks
Fresh-Junior Jan 31
             

Biology

Biology
City Institution Subject Website Pay Eligibility Deadline
San Francisco
California Academy of Sciences
Biology, biodiversity, the origins and diversification of life, phylogenetic systematics and evolutionary biology
Link
$4200/8 Weeks
Fresh-Junior Feb 13
Tucson, AZ University of Arizona Biosphere environmental and earth systems science
Link
$5000/ 10 Weeks
Fresh-Junior Feb 7
Ithica,NY Cornell Nanotechnology/ nanobiology
Link
$5000/ 10 Weeks
Fresh-Junior Feb 15
Reno, NV UNR
  • "environmental research, River Regulation: Mitigating Climate Change Effects
  • Wildfire in Nevada: Post‐Fire Riparian Recovery
  • Rephotography: Changing Landscapes in the Tahoe Basin
  • Economic Impact of Drought
  • Snow Melt and Nutrient Transport in the Sierra Nevada"
Link $4700/ 10 Weeks rising junior and seniors March
Flagstaff, AZ Northern Arizona University biology, environmental science, chemistry, geology, forestry, environmental engineering
Link $5100/ 10 Weeks Fresh-Junior Feb 1
Corvallis, Oregon Oregon State University Environmental Science Eco-Informatics, mathematics, computer science, statistics, engineering, computing infrastructure
Link $4000/ 10 Weeks Fresh-Junior Feb 15
Las Vegas, NV UNLV Microbiology microorganisms from diverse habitats such as hot springs, the deep terrestrial subsurface, hypersaline lakes, arid soils, and ephemeral water sources.
Link $5000/ 10 Weeks Fresh-Junior TBD
Los Angeles, CA USC Earth Science, Geoscience, Earthquake Information Technology
Link $5000/ 8 Weeks sophomores, juniors, or seniors in the coming fall Feb 22
Catalina Island, CA USC Coastal Ocean Process
Link yes/ 8 Weeks Fresh-Junior Jan 1-Feb-15
Yosemite, CA UC Merced Sierra Nevada Research Institute Ecology, Geoscience, Biodiversity, Conservation, Restoration, Hydrology, and Engineering.
Link $4500/ 9 Weeks Fresh-Junior Feb15
Little Cayman Coral Reef Biodiversity and Resilience Biology, Marine Biology, Conservation Biology
Link   Fresh-Junior TBD
Riverside, CA UCR plants, plant pathogens (fungi, bacteria, viruses, nematodes), other microbes, and allied fields.
Link $545/ Week 9 Weeks Fresh-Junior TBD
San Francisco UCSF "Pre PhD in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Bioengineering
Biological and Biomedical Informatics
Biomedical Sciences
Biophysics
Cell Biology
Chemistry and Chemical Biology
Developmental Biology
Epidemiology and Translational Research
Genetics
Neuroscience
Oral and Craniofacial Sciences
Pharmaceutical Sciences and Pharmacogenomics

"

Link $4000/10weeks Fresh-Junior Feb 1
San Francisco SFSU Pre PhD Ecology, Evolution and Developmental Biology.
Link $5000/ 10 Weeks Rising Soph and Juniors Feb 13

San Jose
SJSU Molecular Biology
Link $5200/ 10 Weeks Fresh-Junior March 7
Silicon Valley SETI Institute astronomy, astrophysics, biology, astrobiology
Link $5000/ 10 Weeks Fresh-Junior Jan 30
New York, New York American Museum of Natural History Evolutionary Biology, Physical Science
Link $5000/ 10 Weeks Fresh-Junior Jan 30

New York, New York
Columbia University Pre-PhD or Pre Masters Public Health, Health Disparities
Link yes/ 10 Weeks rising junior and seniors Jan 30
San Diego Scripps Oceanography, Engineering, Climate Research, Physical Oceanography, Geosciences, Geophysics, Atmospheric Chemistry, Marine Chemistry, Marine Biotechnology & Biomedicine, Marine Biology
Link $5000/ 10 Weeks   March 7
San Francisco Gladstone Promoting Underrepresented Minorities Advancing in the Sciences (PUMAS) Internship Program
Cardiovascular Disease

Virology & Immunology

Neurological Disease

Stem Cell Biology & Regenerative Medicine

Link ($13/hr) and work full-time (~30hrs/wk) enrolled as a community college student whose planning on transferring to a 4-year institution to pursue a B.S. in a STEM field Feb 26
Berkeley, CA UCB Biotech, nanotech Robotics link $3,400/9weeks enrolled in community colleges Jan 29

Engineering

Engineering
City Institution Subject Website Pay Eligibility Deadline
San Luis Obispo
Cal Poly Global Waste Institute
Civil and Environmental Engineering 
Link $4800/ 10 Weeks Fresh-Junior Feb 15
Berkeley, CA UCB Biotech, nanotech Robotics link $3,400/9weeks enrolled in community colleges Jan 29
Tuscon, AZ University of Arizona CAT Vehicle Engineering and Computer Science, cognitive radio and autonomous ground vehicles. link $5000/ 10 Weeks Fresh-Junior  
Stanford, CA Stanford Civil and Environmental Engineering Link $4500/10 Weeks Fresh-Junior Feb 15
Corvallis, Oregon Oregon State University Environmental Science Eco-Informatics, mathematics, computer science, statistics, engineering, computing infrastructure Link $4000/ 10 Weeks rising junior and seniors  
Corvallis, Oregon Oregon State University Robotics Link $5000/ 10 Weeks   Feb 26
Ithica,NY Cornell Nanotechnology, Electrical Engineering, Materials Science, Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Physics, Mechanical Engineering, Biology, and Biomedical Engineering. Link $5000/ 10 Weeks Fresh-Junior  
Manhattan, KS Kansas State U BioEnergy, Agricultural Economics
Agronomy
Biological and Agricultural Engineering
Chemical Engineering
Grain Science and Industry
Sociology
Link $4500/10 Weeks Soph/Junior  
Santa Barbara, CA UCSB Nanosystems Sciences, Engineering and Technology Link $3800/ 10 Weeks Fresh-Junior  
San Diego, CA UCSD Embedded computing systems, robotics, sensor networks, wireless communication, remote sensing, field deployments, digital signal processing, microcontrollers Link $5000/ 10 Weeks Fresh-Junior  
Berkeley, CA UCB Data, Human Computer Interaction, Machine Learning, Web Security, Network Security, Smart Grid Privacy & Security Link $4500/ 10 Weeks rising junior and seniors Jan 31
Santa Cruz, CA UCSC Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, or a related field Link $4500/ 9 Weeks Fresh-Junior  
Berkeley, CA UCB engineering-bioengineering, Chemical engineering, electrical engineering, material science and engineering, Science and engineering; Sciences- biochemistry, biophysics, chemistry, Link $4500/ 9 Weeks rising junior and seniors Jan 30

Math

Math
City Institution Subject Website Pay Eligibility Deadline
Fresno,CA Fresno State Mathematics   $3500/8 Weeks Fresh-Junior  
New York, New York Columbia University Bio-Statistics, Link $2800 /4 weeks Fresh-Junior  
Corvallis, Oregon Oregon State University Environmental Science Eco-Informatics, mathematics, computer science, statistics, engineering, computing infrastructure Link $4000/ 10 Weeks rising junior and seniors  
San Bernardino, CA Cal State San Bernadino geometry, combinatorics and knot theory Link $4000/ 8 Weeks Fresh-Junior Feb 17
Chico, CA Cal State Chico Math, Stats, Topological Graph Theory Link $3600/ 8Weeks Fresh-Junior  
Reno, NV University of Nevada Reno Statistics Link $5000/ 10 Weeks three semesters of calculus, and one semester of linear algebra or matrix analysis  
Camarillo, Cal Cal State Channel Islands analysis, linear algebra, applied math, algebra, combinatorics Link yes/ 8 Weeks Fresh-Junior  
Corvallis, Oregon Oregon State University Mathematics and Theoretical Computer Science, including Number Theory, Probability, and Algorithms Link $3000/8 Weeks Fresh-Junior Mostly Juniors TBD
Merced,CA UCM Mathematical Sciences (Modeling and Data-Enabled Sciences) Link yes/ 9 Weeks Fresh-Junior Mar 15
Tempe, AZ Arizona State Univ. MTBI Applied Mathematics Link $4000/ 8 Weeks At least one year of calculus Jan 31
Santa Barbara, CA UCSB Mathematics Link $4000/ 8 Weeks Fresh-Junior Feb 10

PreMed

PreMed
City Institution Subject Website Pay Eligibility Deadline
Farmington, Connecticut University of Connecticut Pre Med Link yes sophomores, juniors, seniors  Feb 1
Palo Alto Stanford Pre Med Link yes Soph/Juniors  
San Diego UCSD Pre MD/PhD Link $3200/8 Weeks Fresh-Junior Feb 14
New York, New York Columbia University Pre-PhD , Pre MD/PhD or Pre Masters in Public Health, Health Disparities Link yes/ 10 Weeks rising junior and seniors  
San Francisco UCSF/ Arthritis Foundation Pre Med, rheumatology and immunology, with a focus on arthritis and related autoimmune diseases Link $2000/ 8 Weeks Fresh-Junior Feb 20
Los Angeles, CA UCLA Pre Med, Pre Dental Link yes/ 6 Weeks Fresh-Junior Mar 1

Physics

Physics
City Institution Subject Website Pay Eligibility Deadline
Pasadena,CA CalTech gravitational radiation from astrophysical sources, including laser interferometry, optical components, electronics, servo controls, complex mechanical systems Link yes/ 10 Weeks fresh-Junior  
Los Angeles, CA UCLA Plasma Physics, Condensed Matter Physics, Accelerator Physics, High Energy Physics, Nuclear Physics, Astrophysics, Astroparticle Physics and Biophysics. Link $4500, 10 Weeks fresh-Junior Feb 19 (early is better)
Davis, CA UCD condensed matter, biophysics, complex systems, nuclear physics, high energy physics and astrophysics Link $4700/10 Weeks Fresh-Junior  
New York, New York American Museum of Natural History Evolutionary Biology, Physical Science Link $5000/ 10 Weeks Fresh-Junior  
Ithica,NY Cornell Nanotechnology, Electrical Engineering, Materials Science, Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Physics, Mechanical Engineering, Biology, and Biomedical Engineering. Link $5000/ 10 Weeks Fresh-Junior  
Menlo Park, CA SRI International Atmospheric Chemistry, Biological Mass spectrometry, biomedical optics, combustion chemistry, energy transfer in collisions, terrestrial and planetery atmospheric processes, laser tecction, microfluidics, spectroscopy of molecular dissociation Link $5000/ 12 Weeks Fresh-Junior  

Computer Science

Computer Science
City Institution Subject Website Pay Eligibility Deadline
Berkeley, CA UCB Biotech, nanotech Robotics link $3,400/9weeks enrolled in community colleges Jan 29
Berkeley, CA UCB Cybersecurity, Big Data, Secure Storage, Sensor Networks Privacy Link $4500/10 weeks Are rising juniors, rising seniors Jan 31
Clairmont, CA Harvey Mudd College Intelligent Music Software, Evolution of Varified Software, Robotics Link $5000/ 10 Weeks Fresh-Junior  
Berkeley, CA UCB Engineering-bioengineering, Chemical engineering, electrical engineering, material science and engineering, Science and engineering; Sciences- biochemistry, biophysics, chemistry Link $4500/ 9 Weeks rising junior and seniors Jan 30 (early is better)
Berkeley, CA UCB Data, Human Computer Interaction, Machine Learning, Web Security, Network Security, Smart Grid Privacy & Security Link $4500/ 10 Weeks rising junior and seniors Jan 31
San Diego, CA UCSD Embedded computing systems, robotics, sensor networks, wireless communication, remote sensing, field deployments, digital signal processing, microcontrollers Link $5000/ 10 Weeks Fresh-Junior  
Los Angeles, CA USC Earth Science, GeoScience, Earthquake Information Technology Link $5000/ 8 Weeks sophomores, juniors, or seniors in the coming fall  
Corvallis, Oregon Oregon State University Environmental Science Eco-Informatics, mathematics, computer science, statistics, engineering, computing infrastructure Link $4000/ 10 Weeks rising junior and seniors  
Santa Cruz, CA UCSC Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, or a related field Link $4500/ 9 Weeks Fresh-Junior  
Los Angeles, CA UCLA Acoustic environment classification, zero configuration systems, reliable inference, data college and predictive analytics, energy-aware inferencing of rich contexts and behaviors Link yes/ 8-10 Weeks fresh-Junior  

Chemistry

Chemistry
City Institution Subject Website Pay Eligibility Deadline
Davis, CA UCD chemistry, energy, catalysis, materials, biotechnology   $5000/ 10 Weeks fresh-juniors  
Irvine, CA UCI chemical biology, chemical physics, analytical, atmospheric, bioinorganic, bioorganic, computational (theoretical), inorganic, materials, organic, physical, polymer, and surface chemistry Link $4000/ 10 Weeks fresh-juniors  
Merced, CA UCM Chemistry, Chemical Biology, Materials Science Link $5000/ 10 Weeks fresh-juniors  
Los Angeles, CA USC Physical, Organic, Material, and Biological Chemistry Link $3600/ 8 Weeks rising junior and seniors (possibly sophomores) Feb 15
Ithica,NY Cornell Nanotechnology Electrical Engineering, Materials Science, Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Physics, Mechanical Engineering, Biology, and Biomedical Engineering. Link $5000/ 10 Weeks Fresh-Junior