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STEM Community Scholars Program


2016 STEM Expo

STEM Expo offers students a wild day of science experiments and eye-opening talks by STEM professionals at Daytona State's News-Journal Center. Sign up today!

You’ll hear from experts and see exciting demonstrations – find out more!

National Science Foundation

What is STEM?

Daytona State College’s STEM Community Scholars Program aims to increase the number of students receiving degrees in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) disciplines.  This program is supported by the National Science Foundation.  The sole purpose of the STEM Community Scholars program is to ensure that your success meets or exceeds your potential.

The STEM Scholars Experience

    • Increases your knowledge of science, technology, engineering and mathematics 
    • Provides academic support throughout the year that is relevant to your course work
    • Offers activities that engage you in workforce-related STEM experiences
    • Provides financial support during the school year
    • Gives you opportunities to meet with STEM professionals to discuss your goals and future plans
    • Acquaints you with STEM careers

The 2nd annual STEM Expo drew 500 middle and high school students to Daytona State's News-Journal Center for a wild day of science experiments and eye-opening talks by STEM professionals - from a bowling ball designer to a mathematician/artist. {February 2014}

How you benefit as a STEM scholar

Being a STEM scholar can help you in many ways during your studies at Daytona State College, as well as when planning for the next step in your education. Participates in the program receive the following benefits:

  • Stipend and resources for financial assistance
  • Personalized academic advising tailored to your program at Daytona State; transfer advising to other four-year institutions upon graduation
  • Social events and networking
  • STEM conference attendance opportunities
  • STEM faculty mentoring
  • Visits to various Florida colleges and universities

Additional Information

Application for the STEM Community Scholars Program

Contact Information

Tanya Jenkins
STEM Coordinator
Phone: (386) 506-3415

Barbara Scarbough
Senior Staff Assistant
Phone: (386) 506-3429

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Last updated: 2016-01-19T21:23:08.832Z