Applications are now being accepted for the annual Reaching for the Stars: Women in STEM Scholarships, Sponsored by Dominion Energy. Scholarships will be awarded to three outstanding women (high school juniors and seniors) currently registered with a FIRST team in the FIRST Chesapeake District (FTC in Virginia, FRC in DC, Maryland, and Virginia). Applications are due no later than 11:59PM on Friday, December 6, 2019. Finalists will be notified no later than December 9, 2019 and must attend an interview with the selection committee on December 13, 2019 at Rolls-Royce in Reston, VA. Scholarship recipients will be notified no later than December 20th, 2019.

Scholarships will be presented at the annual Reaching for the Stars: Women in STEM Breakfast Sponsored by Rolls-Royce on January 23, 2020. Additional details are included below. Questions? Contact Katarina Spears at .

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Scholarship application deadline:

Friday, December 6, 2019, 11:59PM

 

Finalist interviews:

Friday, December 13, 2019, 8:00AM-12:00PM (scheduled in 30-minutes time slots) at Rolls-Royce US Corporate Headquarters, 1875 Explorer Street, Ste. 200, Reston, VA

 

Eligibility:

Three scholarships available for women currently registered with a FIRST team in the FIRST Chesapeake District (FTC in Virginia and FRC in DC, Maryland and Virginia)

 

Notification:

Scholarship recipients will be notified by December 20, 2019.

 

Other considerations:

Scholarship recipients must attend the Women in STEM Breakfast Sponsored by Rolls-Royce on January 23, 2020 at the UVA Darden Center, 1100 Wilson Boulevard, 30th Floor, Arlington, VA 8:15AM-10:00AM for scholarship presentation.