National Debt Relief STEM Scholarship

The NEA says “If the United States is to hold a competitive edge in a rapidly changing global workforce, bolstering the nation’s science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) workforce is essential.”

National Debt Relief supports this effort and wants to encourage students to pursue careers in these fields to bolster our future economic prosperity. Therefore, National Debt Relief will award five scholarships of $1,000 each to outstanding college students pursuing studies in STEM.


  1. Applicants must be enrolled in an accredited 4-year university or college located in the United States.
  2. Undergraduate and graduate students can apply.
  3. Graduating high school seniors with a GPA of 3.0 or above are also eligible to apply for the scholarship.
  4. Applicants must be pursuing or intending to pursue their bachelor’s degree in a STEM field (science, technology, engineering, or math).

How to Apply

Provide a solution to the following issue:

Come up with a unique way to solve the $1+ trillion dollar student loan crisis.

You can be creative and produce a YouTube video, write an essay, or make an infographic for your solution.

Include a cover letter with the following information:

  • Your name.
  • College name.
  • College year.
  • Graduating year.
  • Intended major.

In your cover letter, explain how you plan to use the scholarship and why National Debt Relief should select your application.

For video submissions, include a link to your video in your cover letter.

Entries must be received no later than December 23, 2018.


NOTE: After submitting your application, there will be an automated confirmation message acknowledging receipt of your email. The winner will be contacted directly via email or by phone provided on the scholarship application. The winners will be notified on Monday, December 31, 2018.

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