The Council on the Status of Women, in collaboration with the Science Museum of Virginia, announces the 2012 STEM Essay Contest. The STEM Contest award recipient will receive a $5,000 scholarship to an institution of higher education.
To enter, young women should be in their junior or senior year of high school and hold at least a 2.5 GPA. Refer to the document in the "Announcement" section, Essay Contest, on the website for The Council on the Status of Women, for guidelines and instructions for submitting entries. The deadline for the STEM Essay Contest is 3 p.m. on February 20, 2012. Entries must be submitted directly to the Council on the Status of Women, and entries received after the deadline will not be considered. Students may pick up essay guidelines from Ms. Davis (firstname.lastname@example.org).