:: Overview
:: Goals
:: Requirements

:: Application
:: Procedure

:: NSF
:: Towson University
:: PAGS Department
:: Additional Scholarships
:: Student Housing

Dr. David Schaefer
Tel:    410-704-2220
Fax:   410-704-3511



S-STEM: SuPporting Economically Disadvantaged Undergraduates in Physics


The primary goal of the SPEeD-UP program is to provide the financial, structural, and emotional support necessary to enable academically talented, but financially needy students to achieve a bachelorís degree in Physics and either immediately enter the workforce or to first pursue a graduate degree. This is achieved by

  1. Providing scholarships of up to $10,000 per year for undergraduate students majoring in physics at Towson University.

  2. Housing all participants as freshman in the Science Scholars thematic community.

  3. Providing strong mentoring support

  4. Access to Career Center and Counseling Center Services

  5. Access to the Maryland Writing Project

  6. Access to affordable Student Day Care services (if needed).

Application Deadlines - June 14, 2014