Pillars4Dignity, a nonprofit organization located in Maryland, aims to support and empower underserved women who face economic and social hardships.
The Self “ESTEAM” scholarship is designed to encourage and promote those planning to pursue a degree in Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics (STEAM). Pillars4Dignity foresees this scholarship opportunity as a means to promote diversity in the tech sector and support female innovators with a passion for sustainability.
You must be a rising female junior or senior in high school, and be located in Washington DC, Maryland, or Virginia to be eligible for this scholarship.
To apply, please write an essay of 500-800 words on how your achievements, both present and future, in your chosen STEAM-related field will improve the quality of life for people in your community.
How will your achievements in your chosen STEAM-related field, both present and future, improve the quality of life for people in your community?
The application deadline is Apr 1, 2022. Winners will be announced on May 1, 2022.
The scholarship award is $500 per winner.
The winner will be publicly announced on May 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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