Application Form

Applicant/Eligibility requirements: 

  • Masters graduate student in any STEM program or related sub-program 
  • Must be currently working in a lab in your respective field of study
  • Intend to continue your career after graduation in your current field of study or related
  • Not a faculty member of the university
  • Have not received this Excedr scholarship previously
  • Agree that the scholarship award money ($1500 per student) will be used to cover the cost of tuition and other related fees and that the funds will be paid directly to the university for the winning student’s exclusive use in the degree-granting program
  • Agree to the rules and privacy and confidentiality guideline

How to apply:  

  1. Write a 500-750 word essay answering the following question:
    • How do you plan to apply your research in the lab to the greater benefit of society in your career? Please briefly specify what your research has focused on thus far, and the ways in which you plan to use your learnings to make a positive impact. 
    • Note: The winning essays will combine general writing clarity, a creative answer, and a demonstration of knowledge about the industry in which the applicant intends to work. 
  2. Fill out this application form.

Application deadline: December 1, 2023

Winners Announced: February 1, 2024