The deadline for the 2020 College Prep Scholars Program — including Quest for Excellence Awards — has been extended to Tuesday, April 21, due to COVID-19. Read our latest update >>
The Quest for Excellence STEM Award gives high-achieving, low-income high school juniors with career interests in the sciences, technology, engineering, and/or mathematics access to residential summer enrichment programs, grants for technology and supplies, funding for college visits, as well as opportunities to engage with industry leaders. 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 Academics Research Program.*
*The Pioneer Academics Research Program offers college-level research opportunities to exceptional, motivated high school students globally. Selected students work one-on-one with leading professors in cutting-edge study of their interests, culminating in original research and authoritative evaluations from their professors. The Program is conducted entirely online, allowing high school students from all over the world to participate. Students from 22 countries researching more than 20 academic areas have participated in the Program in the past five years.
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.