In order to diversify STEM fields, it is extremely important that Black scientists get the resources and support they need.
In a competitive field like STEM, Black students can often be left behind. In 2018, Black students earned only 7% of STEM bachelor degrees. This is an issue across the US, largely caused by a lack of support for Black students.
In order to combat this problem, the Cliff T. Wofford scholarship offers support to a student who wishes to pursue a degree in a STEM-related field.
Any Black high school senior or undergraduate student in STEM with a 3.0 GPA or higher may apply for this $1,500 award.
To apply, tell us about yourself, why you're interested in STEM, and how you hope to benefit the world
Please tell us a bit about yourself, why you're interested in a STEM degree, and how you plan to make a positive impact on the world.
The application deadline is Jan 1, 2022. Winners will be announced on Feb 1, 2022.
The scholarship award is $1,576 per winner.
The winner will be publicly announced on Feb 1, 2022. Prior to the announcement date, we may contact finalists with additional questions about their application. We will work with donors to review all applications according to the scholarship criteria. Winners will be chosen based on the merit of their application.
Award checks will be sent to the financial aid office of the winner's academic institution or future academic institution in their name to be applied to their tuition, and in the name of their institution (depending on the school's requirements). If the award is for a qualified educational non-tuition expense, we will work with the winner directly to distribute the award and make sure it goes towards qualified expenses.
Before we award the scholarship, the winner will be required to confirm their academic enrollment status. Depending on the circumstances, verification of Student ID and/or their most recent transcript will be required.
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Yes. The terms and conditions for this scholarship can be found here.