Carver Bridge Program
Carver Bridge to STEM Success Program
The National Science Foundation
The National Science Foundation (NSF), recognizing Simpson’s leading role in STEM education, awarded the college a grant to pay for scholarships for 15 students who met certain financial and academic requirements. The program is funded by both the National Science Foundation and Simpson.
About the Carver Bridge to STEM Success Program
- Financial Help:
A total of 15 students received $8,400 annual scholarships for four years. The program is designed to give talented students from financially disadvantaged families the opportunity for a world-class college education in the STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) fields.
- Mentoring Opportunities:
Simpson College has teamed up with local businesses to provide mentoring and internship opportunities for all the Carver Bridge Scholars.
- Undergraduate research:
Summer research projects will be available for the Scholars, as well as various other exciting opportunities, including conferences, speakers, field trips and visits to industries.
Funded by NSF
National Science Foundation
WHERE DISCOVERIES BEGIN
The Simpson College Carver Bridge STEM Program is funded by the National Science Foundation grant number #DUE-1458302.
The Carver Bridge to STEM Success scholarships were awarded to incoming first year students in 2016 and, during their four years, will provide them not only financial assistance to attend Simpson and study in the STEM fields, but also leadership and mentorship training.
Meet the leadership team for the Carver Bridge Stem Program.