#IAm Project

SCHOLARSHIP DETAILS

Available

January 15, 2020

Deadline

April 1, 2020

Selection

April 2020

Award

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.

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

Eligibility

  • 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