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S-STEM Scholars

S-STEM Scholarships for TN Community College Transfer Students.

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National Science Foundation

S-STEM is a pool of grant money awarded by the National Science Foundation to assist transfer students, who have earned their Associate’s degree in Engineering, come to Lipscomb and finish their Bachelor’s degree in one of our three ABET-accredited engineering majors.

Have a private faith-based university experience with an in-state price tag.

  • Small class sizes
  • Personal attention from your professors
  • No graduate teaching assistants
  • Free tutoring
  • Extracurricular engineering competitions
  • Engineering mission trips abroad
  • Professional development classes with networking
  • Internship and job placement support

Info Flyer Application

Lipscomb’s College of Engineering has S-STEM funding through Summer 2020, and it is a competitive application process. See link above for the application. Check off the courses you have already completed and map your progress to a degree with the Civil, Electrical/Computer, and Mechanical Engineering transfer pre-degree plans. Contact Dr. Fort Gwinn, Associate Dean, for more information, or to schedule a visit, at

Our S-STEM students

Quentin Navarro

Transferred from Volunteer State Community College. Alumnus of Station Camp High School, Hendersonville.

John Davey

John Davey

Transfer from Vol State.
Inducted: Engineering Honor Society in October 2018.

Philip Jones

Philip Jones

Transfer from Nashville State
Inducted: Engineering Honor Society in October 2018.

Joshua Howell

Joshua Howell

Transfer from Columbia State.
Inducted: Engineering Honor Society in October 2018.


  • Brian Cook
  • Eric D'Ambro
  • Bernard Dowell
  • Phillip Jones
  • Quentin Navarro
  • John Davey
  • Wyatt Eaton
  • Joshua Howell
  • Nathan Klemz
  • Bryce Minton
  • Jesse Johns
  • Zech Rowley

Looking for great applicants like you!

This S-STEM grant is provided by the National Science Foundation (NSF) award number 1458735 and is contingent upon continued funding. “Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation."