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The STEM Scholars Program is a challenging honors program for current high school seniors interested in pursuing majors in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics.  The program combines academic opportunities, mentorships, service learning, cultural and recreational experiences, and travel opportunities. 

Students intending to pursue one of the STEM Program majors below are eligible:

  • Bioinformatics
  • Biotechnology
  • Computer Science
  • Engineering
  • Environmental Science
  • Information Technology
  • Life Sciences
  • Mathematics
  • Physical Science
  • Pre-Allied Health
  • Pre-Dentistry
  • Pre-Medicine
  • Pre-Optometry
  • Pre-Pharmacy
  • Pre-Veterinary Medicine
  • Secondary Education majors in Mathematics, Chemistry, or Physics

Students can expect small classes, industry-experienced and accessible faculty, diverse student populations, hands-on learning, and cutting-edge technology in both the labs and the classrooms.  A wide range of services are available for students, including academic advising, a transfer center, counseling and career services, and much more!

For current HCC students interested in applying to the STEM Scholars program, please contact Dr. Loretta Tokoly, Program Director, for information at  Current HCC students may be considered for STEM Scholars after completing one semester at HCC, have attained at least a 3.20 GPA and are enrolled in college level math courses. Current HCC students can apply using the HCC Educational Foundation Scholarship Application at the following link: