Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Meredith College Scholarship

Meredith College is offering a new $4500 scholarship for strong young women planning to pursue STEM in college. Meredith's new AWE-STEM Scholarship is need and merit based. Students must be admitted to the College by January 15and also apply for the scholarship by January 15. Students are encouraged to apply Early Action - December 1 deadline. 

 Meredith has a long history in supporting women in STEM-related disciplines. Funded by NSF from 2004 through 2015 in three awards, the College continues to support the Paschal Scholars program, with more than 50 students having received scholarship support and STEM-related programming,” said Senior Vice President and Provost Matthew Poslusny. “The NSF-funded AWE-STEM program is a natural next step, increasing the levels of support and programming opportunities at Meredith for women entering STEM-related fields.”
The AWE-STEM Scholars Program is under the direction of Hontz, Powell, Assistant Professor of Biological Sciences Maria Pickering and Dean of Natural and Mathematical Sciences Liz Wolfinger, who worked to secure the grant. Apply.