Applicants applying to Karsh STEM Scholars Program are permitted to major in the following STEM disciplines at Howard University:
- Chemical Engineering
- Civil Engineering
- Computer Engineering
- Computer Science
- Electrical Engineering
- Mechanical Engineering
Applicants interested in the Karsh STEM Scholars Program should be interested in research, or research and clinical practice. Applicants are encouraged to research the combined MD/PhD and the PhD as it applies to their STEM interest and seek counsel with trusted members of their community before completing the application.
Applicants for the Karsh STEM Scholars Program (KSSP) cannot apply to Howard University's Humanities & Social Sciences Scholars Program (H3SP). You may ONLY apply to ONE of the two programs (either KSSP or H3SP).
The BS/MD Program at Howard is an excellent program, but it is separate from the Karsh STEM Scholars Program. Those interested in the BS/MD Program are typically interested in medical/clinical practice. For more information on the BS/MD program at Howard please visit: Dual Degree Programs