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The Academic Success Program to Improve Retention and Education (ASPIRE)

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ASPIRE at Clarkson University provides  a four-year scholarships to underrepresented undergraduate students in STEM majors that are low income and academically talented.  The goal of the program is to increases  the number of underrepresented students graduating, attending graduate school and/or obtaining employment in the STEM fields. ASPIRE is funded through the National Science Foundation and Clarkson University.

The purpose of ASPIRE:

  • Provide four-year scholarships to academically talented, financially needy underrepresented students in STEM majors.
  • Increase the number of students graduating, attending graduate school and/or obtaining employment in the STEM fields.

Eligibility:

  • Women and underrepresented minority students in STEM Majors
  • Selected by ASPIRE committee in spring/summer prior to first year

Funding:

  • Funded through the National Science Foundation  (NSF) and Clarkson University