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$6,000 MPOWER Women in STEM DACA/International Student Scholarship Due 7/15

June 13, 2022

Background: This scholarship program focuses on women who will use their STEM degree to benefit society and the planet and who have the potential to serve as role models and advocates for women in STEM. There’s no requirement to be an MPOWER borrower to apply.

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

Eligibility: Candidates must accepted to 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.  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)

How to Apply: Eligible candidates can apply here by the July 15th deadline. Required materials include a resume and 500-word essay on the prompt provided.

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