Apr 10, 2015 –
To apply, Hispanic students or students of Hispanic descent need the following:
- Official Transcripts
- Resume: one-page limit.
- 700-Word Essay.The 2015 essay question is: Describe your educational and cultural background, professional aspirations, and service to the Hispanic community. What attributes of a STEM leader do you posses and why?
- One faculty letter of recommendation from an advisor, dean, principal, faculty or instructor – i.e. someone who can speak on behalf of your academics.
- One peer letter of recommendation from a friend, classmate, lab partner, teammate, member of a student/youth organization.
DEADLINE: April 30, 2015
Graduating high school seniors, undergraduate students and graduate students, who intend to or are currently pursuing a science, technology, engineering, or math (STEM) degree at an accredited college/university in the U.S. or Puerto Rico, are encouraged to apply for these merit-based scholarships. In addition, students must have an overall minimum 3.0 GPA and must be of Hispanic descent or demonstrate leadership/service within the Hispanic community.
Scholarship awards range from $500 – $10,000.
Scholarship recipients will be invited to attend the 27th HENAAC STEM Career Conference, from October 14 – 18, 2015, in Pasadena, CA. Great Minds in STEM subsidizes over $850 in additional registration, travel and housing for each Scholar to attend this conference, where they will meet their sponsors, be awarded their scholarship, and formally inducted as new members of the GMiS Scholars Society.
For more info: Great Minds in STEM
602 Monterey Pass Road
Monterey Park, CA 91754
Great Minds in STEM is a 501c3 non-profit organization. Tax ID #95-4577359.