Solutions for a changing world


Solutions for a changing world


Solutions for a changing world

NSF awarded Skagit Valley College a grant to support students with financial need who are interested in STEM. If you feel like you are facing financial barriers to go to college, this opportunity is for you!

Expenses paid by the Cardinal STEM Scholar’s Program: Unmet cost of attendance up to $5,700 per year.

More Than A Scholarship

The Cardinal STEM Scholar’s Program (CSSP) will provide:

  • Encouragement, guidance, and clear information;
  • A helpful, friendly faculty mentor who cares about your success;
  • A peer support community;
  • Real world science experience.

How to Apply

Apply to Skagit Valley College and select the STEM field Area of Study.

Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FASFA).

Provide letter of reference from a teacher, counselor, or mentor describing your interest and potential in a STEM field.

Provide High School or College unofficial transcripts in your application.

Complete the Cardinal STEM Scholar’s Program Application, including a written response to the following:

  • Describe your interest in science, technology, engineering, or math and your career goals.
  • How would you utilize the CSSP scholarship support to offset financial burdens and enhance your academic success?

Cardinal STEM Scholar’s Program Application:


Questions about the program and how to apply?

Financial Aid

FAFSA 2019-2020 applications are available now. Visit our financial aid page for more information of call:

Mount Vernon Campus

Whidbey Island Campus

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