The Quest for Excellence STEM Award supports high-achieving high school juniors from low-income backgrounds with career interests in the sciences, technology, engineering, and/or mathematics. Awardees receive $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.
Select awardees will also receive a full scholarship to the online Pioneer Research Program.*
*The Pioneer Research Program is a global virtual research institute selecting interest-driven high-achieving high school students 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, over 7,000 students from 77 countries and regions have participated in the program. Whether in STEM, social sciences, or humanities, Pioneer bestows broad institutional research resources on its scholars including 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.