Argonne National Laboratory Offers Scholarship

Argonne National Laboratory’s African American-Black Club (AABC) seeks to identify African-American graduating high school seniors who have an interest in pursuing and show potential in any one of the STEM fields (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics).  Higher ​education ​is ​one of the ​key ​components ​in ​advancing in today’s society, AABC would like to ​support ​and ​encourage ​students ​in their ​academic ​journey by ​providing ​a ​scholarship ​to ​aid ​them ​during ​their ​first ​year ​in ​college. This one time $2,000 award is given to three exceptional graduating high school students each year that have both an interest and potential towards a STEM career. Students that are interested in applying need to have:

    • Graduated High School by August 31, 2014
    • Have been accepted into a 4 year or 2 year higher education institution
    • Have at minimum a 3.0 GPA
    • Demonstrates a strong interest to pursue a career in STEM
    • Two letters of reference
    • Strong essay explaining your STEM interests and potential impact to society
    • Students that can show financial need are encouraged to apply

 To apply, please visit:

https://www.regonline.com/AABCclubscholarship

All applications need to be in by 8:00 pm on June 30, 2014.  If  you have any questions please send them to Jarrad Hampton-Marcell (Jhampton-marcell@anl.gov) or Harold Gaines (hegaines@anl.gov).

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