Women have been historically underrepresented in high-paying STEM fields from the start. The Minority Women in STEM Bi-Annual Scholarship offers underrepresented women financial assistance as they enter into STEM fields.
Who is eligible to apply for the Minority Women in STEM Bi-Annual Scholarship?
This bi-annual scholarship is open to female applicants currently enrolled in undergraduate or graduate degree programs at two or four year colleges or technical/vocational institutes. All institutes must be located in the United States. Applicants should either be majoring in STEM academically or actively engaged in projects/jobs in the STEM fields.
What are the scholarship requirements?
This is an essay scholarship, so your best writing is very important! Your written response is the main criteria the judges use when selecting the scholarship winners. Be mindful of using the most effective writing techniques, including the important hook and a clear thesis. Be sure to include well thought-out points supported by relevant examples. Correct grammar and punctuation are so important in showing that you care about your final writing. Be sure to give your essay a final proofreading before you hit that submit button. The essay should convey a passion for the STEM fields while addressing the questions asked.
Please address all of the following questions in one essay of 500 to 1,000 words:
Share your career goals in STEM and how you plan on achieving them. What are your current activities in STEM fields? What is your dream job? Finally, what type of impact do you want to have in STEM fields?
How much is the Minority Women in STEM Bi-Annual Scholarship worth?
Every six months, one underrepresented woman in STEM fields will receive a $3,000 scholarship!
When is the application for the Minority Women in STEM Bi-Annual Scholarship due?
The final day to apply is April 3 2020. The winner will be announced on April 30, 2020.
Best of luck to all who apply!