The Quest for Excellence STEM Award supports high-achieving, low-income high school juniors with career interests in the sciences, technology, engineering, and/or mathematics. Awardees receive up to $1,000 to support their STEM pursuits and path to college. These awards are intended to encourage and support students in pursuing and succeeding in a variety of STEM fields in college and beyond. This initiative is made possible through the generosity of several donors.
Up to $1,000 for:
Select awardees will also receive a full scholarship to the online Pioneer Research Program.*
*The Pioneer Research Program is a global virtual research institute that gives interest-driven high-achieving high school students the opportunity to conduct research that meets the highest standards of undergraduate-level work. These studies culminate in a full-length research paper certified by Pioneer. Since 2012, 4,192 students from 71 countries and regions have completed the program. Whether in STEM, social sciences, or humanities, Pioneer provides its scholars with broad institutional research resources through one-on-one professor mentorship, an unparalleled academic system, online undergraduate libraries, and the global Pioneer alumni network.
High school juniors who:
If selected as a College Prep Scholar, recipients of the Quest for Excellence STEM Award will be notified by late June. If you have additional questions about the Quest for Excellence STEM Award, please send inquiries to firstname.lastname@example.org.