Who Can Apply:
- Joanne Pransky made an impact on countless young women in robotics during her life.
- As ‘The World’s First Robot Psychiatrist,’ modeled after Isaac Asimov’s Susan Calvin from the iRobot stories, Joanne brought the social side of robots to the forefront, long before robots were at all common. Joanne served as a mentor and inspiration for many young women and girls who are often discouraged or pushed away from STEM fields such as robotics.
- This scholarship aims to honor the impact of Joanne Pransky by supporting women in robotics throughout their education.
- Any female-identifying high school or two or four-year undergraduate student who is interested in working in robotics may apply for this scholarship.
Submission: To apply, write a short science fiction story about the challenges or opportunities of robotics in the near future.
Deadline: February 29, 2024