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Pathways - Frequently Asked Questions

 What is the financial value of the Pathways Scholarships?

The scholarships awarded will be a maximum of $10,000 per year, renewable for up to 4 years.

What are the eligibility requirements of prospective Pathways Scholars?

Eligible applicants must:

  • Be citizens of the United States;
  • Enroll full time in one of the following baccalaureate programs offered in the Belmont University School of Sciences: biochemistry and molecular biology, chemistry, computer science, environmental science, mathematics, neuroscience or physics;
  • Demonstrate that they meet the definition of financial need as defined by the U.S. Department of Education for need-based federal financial aid (i.e., the Belmont University Cost of Attendance must exceed the student’s Estimated Family Contribution).

What else must I do to be considered for a Pathways Scholarship?

Students applying to the Pathways program must complete an application to Belmont University and the FAFSA. All materials should be completed by March 1, 2012.

What other resources will be provided to the Pathways Scholars?

The Pathways Scholars are provided with resources including tutoring, opportunities for undergraduate research experience, and exposure to graduate schools and career paths through campus visits, speakers, and internships. These support services have proved to be successful in improving persistence to graduation, and to further attachment to advanced studies and careers in science, technology and mathematics.

Back to the Pathways program

Glenn Acree, Ph.D.
Pathways to Science, Technology and Mathematics
(615) 460 - 6289

The Pathways to Science, Technology & Mathematics program is funded by the
National Science Foundation by grant DUE-00850041.