MPOWER Women in STEM Scholarship Application 2023

DEADLINE: January 15, 2023

MPOWER Women in STEM Scholarship Application 2023

Scholarships awarded annually to female international/DACA students who are currently enrolled or accepted to study full-time in a STEM degree program at a program MPOWER supports in the United States or Canada.

Awards:

  • Grand Prize: $6,000
  • Runner-Up: $2,000
  • Honorable Mention: $1,000

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Be accepted at, or enrolled in, a full-time degree program at a U.S. or Canadian school that MPOWER supports, and
  • Be an international student allowed to legally study in the U.S. or Canada, as applicable:
    • For study in the U.S., this means that the applicant meets one of these criteria:
      • Has a valid visa that permits study in the U.S.
      • Is protected under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA)
      • Is a U.S. permanent resident (Green Card holder)
    • For study in Canada, this means the applicant meets one of these criteria:
      • Is a Canadian permanent resident
      • Has a valid Canadian study permit

We have created this scholarship specifically for international and DACA students. Therefore, U.S. citizens wishing to study in the U.S. and Canadian citizens wishing to study in Canada are not eligible for this scholarship.

Selection Criteria

MPOWER will select winners based on:

• The quality of the applicant’s written essays; the essays should demonstrate clarity of thought, compelling goals and vision, and superior writing skills in English;
• The applicant’s record of academic and (if applicable) professional distinction;
• The applicant’s potential to make significant contributions in a STEM field that will benefit people and/or the planet; and
• The applicant’s track record and/or potential as a role model and advocate for women and girls in STEM.

Apply for this Scholarship

For more Information: Visit the website for MPOWER Women in STEM Scholarship Application 2023