2021 Summer Scholarships

AWIS Georgia is proud to offer scholarships for

K-12 and college aged students to participate in

STEM immersion experiences during

Summer 2021!

 

Whether you are a first-time camper or performing research at a local university/college, we want to help offset costs associated with...

Tuition/fees

 

Supplies

Meals

Travel

Other (case-by-case basis)

Math and Geometry Tools

Applications have closed.

Scholarship recipients will be
announced soon!

Examples of items eligible for financial assistance include...

Tuition/fees for a

K-12 STEM camp or collegiate research opportunity

Travel expenses necessary for participation in the STEM activity (gas, train ticket, bus fare, etc.)

Lunch and/or other meals occurring during the STEM activity

Equipment or supplies required for the STEM experience

Incidentals, such as mandatory ticket purchases for STEM demonstrations

SCHOLARSHIP ELIGIBILITY & TERMS/CONDITIONS

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  • Applicants must be actively enrolled as a K-12 or college student in good standing.

    • Preference will be given to applicants who clearly demonstrate a financial need.

  • Any STEM immersion experience included in the application must be located in Georgia.

  • Membership in AWIS Georgia is not required.

  • Scholarships are typically awarded up to $100.

    • On a case-by-case basis, AWIS Georgia may consider requests above this threshold.

  • Only the following expense types will be considered for financial assistance: tuition and fees, supplies, meals, travel, and/or other ancillary costs necessary for full participation in the STEM experience/camp.

  • Funding for approved scholarships may be paid directly to the designated STEM activity provider, billing organization, or scholarship recipient following submission of all requested supporting documentation.

  • AWIS Georgia will only consider complete applications. Missing information will result in issuance of a letter of denial. If an applicant is denied, the individual may immediately re-apply with a complete request.

  • The scholarship application deadline has been EXTENDED to Friday, May 28, 2021, at 11:59pm ET. All eligible, complete submissions will be reviewed by the AWIS Georgia Executive Board, after which award recipients will be notified.

  • Upon notification of scholarship approval, awardees are expected to provide AWIS Georgia with a "thank you" note/email and personal photograph to be used in AWIS Georgia's online presence.

  • Scholarship recipients are also expected to join and interact with AWIS Georgia social media communities throughout Summer 2021.

 

  • Please note that due to limited funds, AWIS Georgia may not be able to approve all scholarship requests.