Financial Aid at Donnelly

Project S4

Project S4 is a Donnelly College initiative providing students interested in STEM fields with Scholarships and Supports for STEM Success. Students in Project S4 receive numerous benefits from the first day of college until they receive their degree.

Which Programs Qualify?

STEM-related associate degrees prepare you to transfer to another 4-year institution for STEM majors such as Computer Science, Engineering or Biology

Scholarship Support

Project S4 offers a $2,000/semester need-based scholarship throughout the National Science Foundation (need is defined by FAFSA)

  • Renewable each semester through graduation as long as you maintain a 3.0 GPA in STEM courses
  • Both incoming freshmen and transfer students may qualify; associate degree students must be incoming freshmen
  • Must have at least a 3.0 GPA overall or a STEM GPA of at least 2.5 from high school or transfer institution
  • Students receiving scholarship support must maintain full-time student status (minimum 12 credit hours per semester) and participate in all required Project S4 activities

Academic and Support Services

  • Free tutoring
  • Shared core courses with fellow S4 scholars
  • Supplemental Instruction in challenging courses
  • STEM service learning activities
  • Donnelly STEM club

How to Participate

  • Project S4 students must be US citizens, US nationals, permanent residents or refugees
  • For prospective students, visit with an Admissions Counselor at (913) 621-8706 or email
  • For current students, see your Academic Advisor

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