Calling all potential STEM majors, The CGCS-Bernard Harris Scholarship Program will award $5,000 to students’ continued education in a STEM-related field.
The scholarship was established to encourage minority students to pursue college degrees and careers in science, technology, engineering, and math. The scholarship was created by former NASA astroanaut Dr. Bernard Harris, the first African-American to walk in space.
To be eligible, applicants should include evidence of academic achievement in high school, leadership skills or community service in the area of Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics, and the applicant’s commitment to pursue a career in a STEM field. They must have a minimum 3.0 unweighted grade point average and have been accepted as a fulltime student at a four-year institution of higher education. Applicants must also attend a school that is part of the Council of Great City Schools. LAUSD is included in the list, to see the full list, you can click here.
Deadline to apply is April 6, 2020