Scholarship was established by NEVE Project Inc. to advance the studies of science, technology, engineering and mathematics by Gerson Nascimento, NEVE's founder and chairman. Scholarships are awarded to undergraduate students who are enrolled or already accepted into a full-time post-secondary educational institution in the United States and pursuing Bachelor of Science or Engineering degree in one of the STEM fields (Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics). Applicants must have a cumulative college Grade Point Average (GPA) of at least 3.0 on a scale where 4.0 is the highest and/or a class standing of no less than the top 30% and meet at least one of the following criteria: A cumulative grade point average (GPA) of at least 3.0 on a scale where 4.0 is the highest and/or a class standing of no less than the top 30% evidenced by an official transcript of grades or written statement from a school administrator. Three letters of recommendation, including at least one instructor or faculty advisor, a current or past employer, and at least one character reference. Multiple employer or academic references are permitted. Financial need Excellence, Character, Leadership. (Fully describe academic achievement and other leadership roles). Service to community & others (Detail participation in the arts/music, athletics, volunteerism, environmental/humanitarian groups, or other service organizations).