#IAm Project

SCHOLARSHIP DETAILS

Available

January 1, 2019

Deadline

March 31, 2019

Selection

April 2019

Award

May 16, 2019

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 2019 recipient will be announced at Westwood High School’s award ceremony on May 16, 2019. 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 16, 2019. The awardee will receive the scholarship monies in August 2019, after university enrollment has been confirmed. 

  • This application is open to DACA students

Eligibility

  • Must graduate in May of 2019 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 2019-2020 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 can be emailed to ww.iamproject@gmail.com by 11:59 PM Sunday, March 31st
OR dropped off in the Westwood Compass Center by 3:00 PM Friday, March 29th.


  Incomplete or late applications will not be considered.  
  • Completed application form (See Below to Download)
  • Unofficial high school transcript (including Fall 2018 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