Students from all backgrounds are scientists, health care providers, innovators, and leaders with the potential to solve local-to-global problems.
Building a Diverse STEM workforce, creating generations of science-trained leaders bringing equitable solutions to all sectors of our society. A model program for how to develop and retain, diverse populations and future leaders in the STEM enterprise.
Following the sabermetrics revolution in sports analytics, the STEM Scholars program develops “undervalued talent” to fill the gaps in how we train students in the sciences. STEM Scholars provides professional and leadership development tailored to individual and group needs. The program is unique to most University training programs in that there is no GPA/ACT/SAT requirement and membership in the program is for life. STEM Scholars uses a multifaceted approach including personalized mentoring, financial literacy for higher education, belonging to an inclusive community, and pursuing highly competitive professional activities (research, internships, study abroad, scholarships, campus leadership positions) to prepare our members for a world after ISU.