Headbang For Science, a 501(c)(3) public charity, is an annual scholarship award for high school seniors, undergrads, and grad students who are pursuing a career in healthcare and/or the physical sciences.
It’s the first scholarship foundation to directly provide financial aid to “Metalheads,” and was founded by SiriusXM curator/host and former Pharmacy grad student Jose “Metal Ambassador” Mangin in 2021.
This year, a total of $33K will go to three “far beyond driven” students, who have excellent grades, financial need, and a deep passion for Heavy Metal music. The board of directors includes a Grammy award-winning artist, the biggest rock fest promoter, and other music/medical industry leaders all wanting to give back to the Heavy Metal music community through a unique and academically motivating program.
Any high school senior, four-year undergraduate student, or graduate student who is pursuing a degree in healthcare or physical sciences may apply if they love Heavy Metal music. Applicants must have 3.0 GPAs or higher, but students with higher GPAs are preferred.
To apply, answer the five questions below in 666 words or less.