Who Can Apply:
- The Matriarch of our family valued STEM education for young women.
- Virginia Jeanette Drummond Kissane taught for over thirty years, mostly at an all-girls high school. In her time there, she taught STEM subjects such as Chemistry, Biology, and Mathematics. She was passionate about the role of women in STEM and was an avid encourager of young women who sought to pursue careers in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. To honor her memory and her passion for STEM, the Virginia Jeanette Drummond Kissane Women in STEM Memorial Scholarship will support women pursuing a career in STEM. This scholarship is specifically for alumnae of Girls Middle School of Palo Alto, California or alumnae of Presentation High School of San Jose, California.
- Young women who attended one of those schools and are now in high school or undergraduate school are eligible to apply if they are pursuing a STEM education.
Submission: In your application, write about why you are passionate about your given STEM field and how you will use your education to help others. Additionally, you must include a reference letter from the principal of Girls Middle School of Palo Alto, or of Presentation High School of San Jose.
Deadline: April 15, 2024