Representation in STEM Scholarship

Project SPEAKS, Inc. strives to support students from marginalized and disadvantaged backgrounds pursuing education in STEM. Project SPEAKS, Inc. encourages students from these backgrounds, who have a passion for STEM to pursue these goals and aims to help students work towards their educational goals, research, or opportunities. This scholarship focuses on providing financial assistance to ensure students have access to quality education toward a successful career in STEM. 

Award Amount: $2,000  


Award Quantity: 1


Deadline Date: May 1, 2021

Eligibility Requirements: In order to be considered eligible for Representation in STEM Scholarship, you must:

  • Be an enrolled or accepted undergraduate or graduate student at an accredited university, community college, or vocational-tech school.

  • Major in a STEM-related field (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics)

  • Be considered a first-generation or low-income student.

  • Identify within a historically disadvantaged group or are considered “non-traditional” (i.e., single mother, formally incarcerated, former foster youth, etc.)


*Financial Aid Award letter may act as proof of first-generation/low-income status

* Class Schedule may act as proof of enrolled status


Restricted to students studying: Architecture, Anthropology, Applied Sciences, Aviation/Aerospace, Behavioral Science, Biology, Construction Engineering/Management, Chemical Engineering, Computer Science/Data Processing, Civil Engineering, Environmental Health, Electrical Engineering/Electronics, Energy and Power Engineering, Engineering-Related Technologies, Earth Science, Engineering/Technology, Environmental Science, Food Science/Nutrition, Health Information Management/Technology, Health and Medical Sciences, Meteorology/Atmospheric Science, Marine Biology, Mechanical Engineering, Mathematics, Marine/Ocean Engineering, Materials Science, Engineering, and Metallurgy, Neurobiology, Natural Sciences, Nuclear Science, Nursing, Oceanography, Oncology, Optometry, Osteopathy, Paper and Pulp Engineering, Pharmacy, Physical Sciences, Radiology, Surveying, Surveying Technology, Cartography, or Geographic Information Science, Statistics, Sports-Related/Exercise Science, Science, Technology, and Society, Trade/Technical Specialties

Application Information: Applicants are required to upload a 500-1000 word response to the prompt (.pdf, .doc, .rtf only) , as well as any additional files (.jpeg and .png only) to show meet eligibility requirements


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