#IAm Project

SCHOLARSHIP DETAILS

THE APPLICATION CYCLE FOR 2019 HAS CLOSED! CHECK BACK IN JANUARY 2020, FOR MORE INFORMATION ON THE 2020 SCHOLARSHIP.

Available

January 1, 2020

Deadline

March 31, 2020

Selection

April 2020

Award

May 2020

Scholarship Description

The #IAm Project aspires to build a mentoring network for self-identifying women of color pursuing a collegiate education in STEM. The establishment of a healthy, sustainable environment is critical for female scientists, techies, engineers, & mathematicians to thrive in spaces not originally meant for them. This scholarship is a $1,000 one-time, non-renewable award.

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
  • This application is open to DACA students

Application Requirements​

  • Completed application form (See Below to Download)
  • Unofficial high school transcript
  • 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