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STEM Scholarships

Many scholarship opportunities exist for students wishing to pursue the fields of science, technology, engineering, or mathematics (STEM). View a brief description of each option below or click on the name of the scholarship to learn more.

Engineering Pathways Program

The Engineering Pathways Program at College of DuPage is a pathway to guaranteed admission to the College of Engineering at the University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana. This program will facilitate transfer, minimize duplication of instruction and build on community college and university learning experiences. To qualify, students must complete a specified list of equivalent courses at COD, earning grades no less than a "B." Students must also enroll full-time. Learn more about Engineering Pathways


The Promotion of Underrepresented Minorities in Academic STEM (PUMA-STEM) Alliance is focused on strengthening underrepresented minority student success in STEM at primarily undergraduate and regional institutions. Learn more about the PUMA-STEM Alliance

STEM Student Success Scholarship

The STEM Student Success Scholarship, funded by a grant from the National Science Foundation, is a scholarship program to recruit and retain students in the targeted areas of Physics, Chemistry, and Engineering. The scholarship covers tuition and books for a year and may be renewed for an additional year if the applicant meets the scholarship eligibility and recipient obligations. Learn more about the STEM Student Success Scholarship

Contact Information

Science, Technology, Engineering and Math Division
Berg Instructional Center (BIC), Room 2E06
(630) 942-3210
For STEM academic course inquiries, call (630) 942-3210.

STEM Outreach Coordinator
Institutional Resource Center (IRC), Room 1062
(630) 942-3021

For College of DuPage Admissions inquiries, call (630) 942-2626 or email