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Native Americans in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (NASTEM) - formerly known as the Native American Program, School of Engineering - provides support services to Native American students majoring in Science, Technology, Engineering or Math (STEM) degree programs at the University of New Mexico and has been in operation since 1975.

Our mission is to provide academic support to American Indian students entering degree programs in science, engineering , technology and mathematics. NASTEM provides a supportive community environment, academic support services, coordinates informational workshops and offers academic scholarships to assist with the successful matriculation into STEM careers.

Eligible students have the opportunity to receive scholarships, internships, student employment and paid travel to national career conferences.

Students must be active members of UNM’s AISES, AISS, Kiva Club or other Native American focused student organizations.

Contact Information:

Douglas Williams, NASTEM Program Coordinator

Phone: (505) 277-0431
Fax: (505) 277-9676

Centennial Engineering Center, Room 2080
UNM Main Campus

Mailing Address:
Engineering Student Services
MSC 01 1145
University of New Mexico
Albuquerque, NM 87131-0001


American Indian Science & Engineering Society (AISES) Scholarships

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