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 2021 Awards are due by May 22, 2021 . 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 .