C-STEM Awards and Scholarships are presented to K-12 students for their aspiration and excellent achievement on integrated learning of computing and STEM subjects in both formal and informal settings. Award recipients are selected by the C-STEM Awards Committee consisting of the university faculty, graduate students, and undergraduate students.
C-STEM awards the following annually:
- C-STEM Award of Achievement – middle-school students
- C-STEM Award of Excellence – high-school students
- C-STEM Girl’s Leadership Award – middle and high school girls who have attended the GIRL or GIRL+ camp
- C-STEM Scholarship – college-bound seniors
Applications for the 2020 Awards are due by March 27, 2020. Application forms.
Teachers may nominate their students for these awards through our website! This feature automatically sends the student you nominate an email notification with a link to the application and with the attached Teacher Recommendation Form. Please log into our registered users subsite and visit the “C-STEM Student Award Nomination” page to nominate a student. Please note: This nomination form is a tool to motivate your students to apply; It is not a substitute for a student application.
C-STEM is an option for new undergraduate applicants to select as a UC approved educational preparation program. C-STEM student and team awards are now recognized in the UC admissions process as achievements that have explicitly prepared students for college and career.
C-STEM is a UC Approved Educational Preparation Program for Undergraduate Admission for both K-12 and Community College students to all UC campuses. Participation in the C-STEM program and C-STEM Awards are recognized in the UC admissions process as achievements that have explicitly prepared students for college and career. New undergraduate applicants in UC on-line application can select C-STEM as a UC Approved Educational Preparation Program to include their participation in the C-STEM program and C-STEM Awards .