Who Can Apply:
- The future of innovation will rely on diverse minds bringing something new to the table and sharing unique perspectives that encourage discovery and growth. The STEM field is no exception, and the Learner team believes people of color can help foster a world where diverse ideas propel scientific, medical, and technological advancement.
- Historically, underrepresentation has impeded the contributions of communities of color in STEM. While the modern education system has progressed and welcomed more diversity, there is still room to improve. With the ever-growing need for more innovation and diversity, now is the time to eliminate restrictive barriers for students of color who show an interest in pursuing STEM careers.
- This scholarship aims to offer financial assistance to aspiring innovators of color in order to build a more innovative future in STEM shaped by individuals from all walks of life.
- Any BIPOC high school senior, undergraduate, or graduate student who is a U.S. citizen or permanent legal resident pursuing STEM may apply for this scholarship.
Submission: To apply, tell us why you’ve chosen to pursue STEM and how you hope to make a difference in the field as a person of color.
Deadline: July 1, 2024