STEM Advantage is advancing equity through education

while providing a vetted pipeline of talent to businesses

Our impact: STEM Advantage Scholars

100% graduation rate with persistence in a STEM major
$75,000 average starting salary
$2.3 million+ in scholarships awarded to date
900 Scholars: 87% are students of color, 72% are first-generation college students from low-income families

Our Programs

to help students gain real-world experience


to provide a role model, support, guidance, and coaching


to attend classes full-time and graduate with less student debt

Professional development and career panels

to prepare for their job search


including a sense of belonging and opportunities to build their network

Our Partners (partial list)

SoCal CAN member

What’s New

“As a first generation college graduate, and a woman who had to put myself through college while supporting myself and my partner, the road to get here was not easy; but thanks to the help of STEM Advantage, I feel like I am no longer limited. I am free to pursue my dreams!”

Lia Metz, B.S. Computer Technology with a focus on Homeland Security
Cal State Dominguez Hills
Summa cum laude