Program Details

The WICT Philadelphia Chapter Board is pleased to announce we are offering 3 scholarships as part of the WICT Philadelphia STEM Scholars program. The program will award 3 scholarships to students of $3,000 each for the fall semester 2020. 

The WICT Philadelphia STEM Scholars program aims to increase the number of under-represented distinguished STEM graduates in the Philadelphia area.  
  • Enrolled as a full time student (minimum 12 credits) in an undergraduate program in the Philadelphia area or be a resident of the Philadelphia area
  • Must demonstrate leadership potential and / or interest in furthering the involvement of women in STEM
  • Be declared in a major in STEM or other defined majors such as marketing, public relations, design, etc.
  • Have a GPA of 3.0 minimum
  • Sophomore + in college program
  • Demonstrate leadership through participation in community service, extracurricular, or other activities

Eligible Majors:
In addition to the criteria above, to be eligible to be admitted to the WICT Philadelphia STEM Scholars program, a student must declare one of the following majors:
Science, Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics, Design, Marketing, Communications

Selection Timeline:
Applications to the program open May 21, 2020 and must be submitted by July 27, 2020. Applications will be reviewed and Scholars will be selected and notified no later than August 31, 2020.


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* 1. Contact Information

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* 2. University/College Information

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* 3. Statement of Purpose
Write a brief statement (no more than 500 words) addressing the following points:
 - Your interest in science, mathematics, and/or engineering.
 - A special skill or accomplishment that sets you apart and shows your motivation for success.

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* 4. Additional Information

Each applicant must provide one letter of recommendation from a professional (e.g. teacher, work supervisor, etc.). The letter should address:
  • Academic potential
  • Examples of your educational motivation
  • Leadership through participation in community service, extracurricular or other activities
  • Time management skills
  • Service learning and/or memberships
References may separately return the letter of recommendation to the following address: