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2020 Scholarships

College Students

The mission of the St. Louis Post of SAME is to provide a forum for all individuals and corporations, both civilian and military, to strengthening their relationships, improve their capabilities, and volunteer their services, all this being for the benefit and readiness of the St. Louis area and for the security and strength of the nation.

Sophomore, Junior, and Senior level college students (as of the fall semester of 2020) are invited to complete and submit the enclosed scholarship application form for consideration by the St. Louis Post SAME Education and Mentoring Committee. Our intended program includes awarding a $2,000 scholarship to a qualifying Senior, a $1,500 scholarship to a qualifying Junior, and a $1,000 scholarship to a qualifying Sophomore. The program may vary depending on the applications received.

Qualifying Candidates must meet the following requirements for consideration:

  • Currently enrolled as a full-time student and in good academic standing at his/her respective college or university

  • Attending a college/university generally recognized to be in the St. Louis Region (generally including eastern and central Missouri, western, central and southern Illinois)

  • Candidates receive additional consideration if they are active members of a Student Post of the Society of American Military Engineers

To be considered for a scholarship, your completed application must include the following attachments:

  1. A copy of college transcript, and

  2. A Letter of Recommendation from a Commanding Officer, Academic Adviser or Instructor/Professor.

Download application HERE. For additional information, please contact the Education and Mentoring Chair, Maureen Roth, at same.stl.stem@gmail.com with the subject line reading "SAME Scholarship Application (insert your last name)".

All requested information must be received by end of day Friday, March 27, 2020. Notification of Award will be by e-mail. Recipients of these scholarships will be required to attend at least one SAME St. Louis Post meeting within the academic year of the scholarship award. Scholarship checks are intended to be distributed at the June 2020 meeting, which is typically held on the third Thursday of the month at The Engineering Center of St. Louis. Meetings are posted on our events page.

Membership in SAME is highly encouraged and student membership is free. To become a member of SAME, go here. Select the "Join Now!" and fill out the Individual Membership Application, checking the Full Time Undergraduate Student button.

Scholarships for High School Students Summer Camp 

The St. Louis Post is pleased to annually sponsor high school students for SAME STEM/Engineering and Construction Camps. The Post sponsorship includes ALL tuition AND travel expenses for the camp. The student is only responsible for personal expenses!

The camp descriptions, admission requirements and the application process are located on the web site at www.same.org/stemcamps. Please review all information on the SAME web site regarding these camps.

Interested students must create an online account and complete the camp application of interest. To be considered for the sponsorship by the St. Louis Post, the applicant MUST select the St. Louis Post as the sponsoring local post. The Post will then make recommendations to the Camp Registrar for admittance to the respective camp. Begin the camp application process at www.same.org/Camps/application-process.

Please contact Maureen Roth at same.stl.stem@gmail.com for any questions on the camp application process or which camps the St. Louis Post is sponsoring this year.

SAME Mission

“To lead collaborative efforts to identify and resolve national security infrastructure-related challenges.”