#IAm Project



January 15, 2020


April 1, 2020


April 2020


May 14, 2020

Scholarship Description

The establishment of a healthy, sustainable environment is critical for female scientists, techies, engineers, & mathematicians to thrive in spaces not originally meant for them. The #IAm Project aspires to build a mentoring network for self-identifying women of color pursuing a collegiate education in STEM. This scholarship is a $1,000 one-time, non-renewable award. The 2020 recipient will be announced at Westwood High School’s award ceremony on May 14, 2020. Proof of college acceptance is required to receive the monetary award.


The #IAm Project Scholarship is a non-renewable, one year scholarship of $1,000. The Award will be presented at the Westwood Awards Ceremony on May 14, 2020. The awardee will receive the scholarship monies in August 2020, after university enrollment has been confirmed. 

  • This application is open to DACA students


  • Must graduate in May of 2020 from Westwood High School in Mesa, Arizona
  • Plan to enroll full-time at an accredited four-year college/university in the U.S. during the 2020-2021 academic year
  • Plan on pursuing a collegiate degree in STEM (science, technology, engineering, & mathematics), including but not limited to: computer science, chemistry, electrical engineering, mathematics, physics, biology, etc

Application Requirements

Submissions must be dropped off in the Westwood Compass Center by 3:00 PM or email to ww.iamproject@gmail.com by 11:59 PM on Wednesday, April 1st

Incomplete or late applications will not be considered.


  • Completed application form (see below to download)
  • Unofficial high school transcript (including Fall 2019 grades)
  • One-page résumé highlighting any community service you have done, with detailed descriptions of work and/or projects completed
  • One letter of recommendation from a Westwood teacher who can speak to your potential for future academic success

    * Recommenders may give the letter to the student to be included in the application packet or emailed directly to ww.iamproject@gmail.com

For questions or concerns, feel free to email us at ww.iamproject@gmail.com