American Woman STEM Scholarship Program

Scholarship Overview:
The 2019 American Woman STEM Scholarship program will award a $1,000 scholarship to a high school female senior based on demonstrated financial need, and an expressed interest in pursuing a STEM education in college. The scholarship application is now open through February 28th 2019 11:59pm CST. Please see eligibility requirements, award details and application below.

Website: The American Women
Application: Access Here

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Be a female high school senior with an unweighted cumulative GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale or the equivalent.
  • Be a citizen or legal resident of the United States.
  • Currently attending a high school within the United States.
  • Plan to attend a full-time undergraduate course of study at an accredited four-year college or university in the U.S. for the 2019 academic school year.
  • Plan to enroll in a STEM-focused major (STEM degree list)
  • Demonstrate financial need via FAFSA, such as Pell Grant awards.
  • Currently or has participated in STEM extracurricular activities in H.S. and demonstrates academic achievement in STEM classes.

Additional Requirements:

  • 500-word essay on the topic: Describe an area in your life where you overcame an obstacle either through your school, social, or family life that you are most proud of
  • Two (2) letters of recommendation (1 – teacher, 1 – anyone the student selects, excluding immediate family or relatives)

Renewable: No
Open to DREAMers: No
Questions? Please email