Science and Math Mentoring Scholarship Program - University of Houston
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Science and Math Mentoring Scholarship Program

Application Deadline: Priority consideration by February 23, 2024. Application closes July 31, 2024.

About the Program

This scholarship program is funded by the National Science Foundation Division of Undergraduate Education S-STEM Scholarship - Program Grant # 2221654.

The Science and Math Mentoring Scholarship Program (SaMMS) is a National Science Foundation-funded program that awards scholarships of up to $10,000 per year to students who demonstrate financial need as described by the FAFSA. The program will give scholars the opportunity to be mentored by a faculty member within their department and participate in program activities on academic, professional and personal development.


To qualify for the SaMMS Program, you must be an incoming first-year student (beginning Fall 2024) pursuing a bachelor's degree in the Departments of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, Mathematics or Physics. Applicants must demonstrate financial need by qualifying for a Federal Pell Grant, as determined by completing the FAFSA.

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Program Team

  • PI - Dr. Daniel Hauptvogel, Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences
  • Co-PI - Dr. Donna Stokes, Department of Physics
  • Co-PI - Dr. Donna Pattison, Department of Biology and Biochemistry
  • Program Evaluator - Dr. Cheryl Craig, Texas A&M University


Contact Dr. Daniel Hauptvogel,