GRRL Tech Scholarships

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This year's scholarship question is:
“Describe a time when science, technology, engineering or math has influenced your life and how this has inspired you to pursue a career in STEM.  What ideas do you have for attracting more students to STEM careers in the future?” 

Tell us your thoughts! 

Please Note: a parent or guardian must sign the student essay application form.


2014 Scholarship Winners:
Awarding the scholarships – valued at $4,000 per year for four years – were JoAnn Johnson, Manager of Youth and Education Programs, Tech Collective (far left); Ruthe Farmer, Director of Strategic Initiatives, National Center for Women & Information Technology (keynote speaker; second from left); Dr. Dean LiButti, Vice Provost for Enrollment Management, URI (second from right); and Dr. Laura Beauvais, Vice Provost of Faculty Affairs, URI (far right).

  • Joely Anne Centracchio, sophomore, Johnston High School (third from left)
  • Zoe Schwartz, junior at Smithfield High School (middle)
  • Hannah Hoyle, junior at Tiverton High School (third from right)

 

2013 Scholarship Winners:
Awarding the scholarships – valued at $4,000 per year for four years – were Dr. Dean LiButti, Vice Provost for Enrollment Management, URI (far left); Dr. Laura Beauvais, Vice Provost of Faculty Affairs, URI (second from left); and JoAnn Johnson, Manager of Youth and Education Programs, Tech Collective (far right).

  • Tinuola Agbelusi, a sophomore at North Providence High School (left photo)
  • Madison Panell, a junior at Tiverton High School (middle photo)
  • Hannah Waters, a junior at Smithfield High School (right photo)

Tech Collective GRRL Tech Scholarship Recipient Tinuola Agbelusi  Tech Collective GRRL Tech Scholarship Recipient Madison Panell  Tech Collective GRRL Tech Scholarship Recipient Hannah Waters


2012 Scholarship Winners:
Awarding the scholarships – valued at $4,000 per year for four years – were Dr. Dean LiButti, Vice Provost for Enrollment Management, URI (far left); Dr. Laura Beauvais, Vice Provost of Faculty Affairs, URI (second from right); and JoAnn Johnson, Manager of Youth and Education Programs, Tech Collective (far right).

  • Alyssa Friedman - North Providence High School
  • Kimberly Geraghty - Johnston Senior High School
  • Megan Major - East Providence High School
  • Morgan Quinley - North Smithfield High School

 
GRRL Tech Scholarship Committee:
All scholarship winners are selected by the GRRL Tech Scholarship Committee, a panel of industry and academic STEM professionals, based on their submitted GRRL Tech Scholarship Essay. Essays are scored based on their content answering the provided question as well as form (grammar, spelling, etc.).