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LAUSD Opens New All Girls STEM School

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If you have a daughter, it looks like you’ll have some great options for public all-girls middle and high schools in Los Angeles for the upcoming school year. Girls Academic Leadership Academy (GALA), (not to be confused with GALS, an all-girls charter middle school) will be a 6th through 12th grade public school part of LAUSD. At full…

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Buick Achievers Scholarships Awards $100k to STEM Majors

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It can not be overstated, STEM careers are hot and there are plenty of scholarships to help facilitate a degree in that field! The Buick Achievers Scholarship Program is one of them and rewards students up to $100,000 over four years. Students must be interested in fields of study related to science, technology, engineering and mathematics. Funds are distributed…

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HS Seniors Can Win $40k Scholarship as an Edison Scholar

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If your high school senior is planning on majoring in a STEM field in college, have them apply for The Edison Scholars Program. It rewards 30 public and private students with a $40,000 scholarship – given out over four years. Edison Scholars Program supports the study of math, physics, chemistry, engineering, materials science, computer science…

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City Charter School Holding Info Meeting for New STEM-Focused HS

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Want to be on the ground floor of something big? If your child will be entering the ninth grade for the 2015-2016 school year and has a penchant for all things science and math-related, you’ll want to check out City Charter School’s’ informational meeting. They will discuss their vision, academic programs, STEM & Coding Offerings and more for…

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Exploring Engineering at the Univ of MD (E2@UMD)

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Exploring Engineering at the University of Maryland (E2@UMD) is a one-week summer program for high school women (rising juniors and seniors) who are considering engineering as a possible major and career. The camp runs from July 5 – 11 and July 12 – 18, 2015. Students will live on campus for one week and explore the world…

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Girls in Robotics Leadership (GIRL) Camp Free @ UC Davis

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UC Davis offers a Girls in Robotics Leadership (GIRL) Camp that runs from July 27-31, 2015. This is not a residential camp, it’s held from 8 am – 5pm and it’s FREE. Space is limited, they are only accepting 20 girls. The C-STEM GIRL Camps are focused on motivating girls in middle school entering 7th…

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ExxonMobil Awards $5,000 STEM Scholarships

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The ExxonMobil Bernard Harris Math and Science Scholarships were established to encourage minority students to pursue college degrees and careers in science, technology, engineering and math. The scholarship program was created in 2010 by Dr. Bernard Harris, a former astronaut, physician and businessman, and ExxonMobil to increase the number of underrepresented students pursuing careers in…

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MIT Offers Free Summer Program – Minority Introduction to Engineering and Science (MITES)

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If you have a junior in high school that has an interest in math and science (even if they don’t, this is a great opportunity!), you should have them apply to the Minority Introduction to Engineering and Science (MITES). It’s an intense six-week program that immerses students in life at MIT through math and science…

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