Pennsylvania's State System of Higher Education Foundation
Scholarship Opportunities

AT&T STEM Award: Improving PA's Future Workforce for the Computer Technology, Advanced Manufacturing and Energy Industries

Funded by AT&T, the purpose of this award is to improve retention and completion rates of students majoring in a STEM related program which will impact the computer technology, advanced manufacturing and energy industries.


  • Must be a resident of Pennsylvania.
  • Must be a full-time student at one of the 14 State System universities.
  • Must be pursuing a degree in a STEM related major with the intention of working in the computer technology, advanced manufacturing or energy related industries.
  • Must be a junior or senior who has earned more than 60 college credits with a GPA of 3.0 or higher.
  • Must have demonstrated financial need based on the need analysis from FAFSA.

Number of Awards and Amount Awarded

  • Twenty-five scholarships are available for the Fall 2017 semester.
  • The amount of each award is $1,000.

Student Requirements

  • Complete the AT&T Stem Award application.
  • Include a copy of your transcript.
  • Prepare a 200-word essay on the following topic: How my STEM Degree will positively impact the computer technology, advanced manufacturing and/or energy industries.
  • The complete application packet must be postmarked by June 2, 2017 and sent to:

    PA's State System Foundation
    Attn:  Eileen Showers
    2986 North 2nd Street
    Harrisburg, PA  17110

Recipient Requirements

  • Send a thank you note to AT&T via the PA State System Foundation
  • Attend the PA State System Foundation Scholarship Donor Appreciation Luncheon

Selection Procedure

Recipients of this scholarship will be selected by the AT&T Scholarship Committee which is comprised of representatives from the State System Foundation Scholarship Committee and the Office of the Chancellor.