STEM-MIA: Academically Talented STEM student Scholarship

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  • Must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident
  • Must demonstrate financial need (completed FAFSA application)
  • Be a part-time student at MDC Padrón (6 credit min)
  • Have declared a STEM pathway
  • Have earned no more than 35 credits upon admittance to the STEM-Mia program
  • Have a cumulative MDC GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • Completed, exempted, or currently enrolled in College Algebra (MAC1105)


  • Scholarship
  • Conduct research during summer (paid stipend and limited spaces)
  • Dedicated mentoring by STEM faculty
  • Courses to prepare for success in STEM career and transfer to a four-year college/university
  • Year-long colloquia (STEMinars)
  • Field trips to industries
  • STEM community engagement - networking, interviews, and more with industry professionals
  • Support of other S-STEM Scholars (cohort experience)
  • Assistance transferring to four-year college/university

How to Apply

Fill out the online STEM-Mia scholarship application below. Please allow up to 72 hours for a follow-up.

Fill out the STEM-Mia Scholarship Application


STEM-Mia Program
Miami Dade College – Padrón Campus
Department of Math and Natural Sciences
627 SW 27th Avenue, Office 1373
Phone: 305-237-6616

* The office is open Mondays through Fridays 8:00AM-4:00PM *