HAMPTON ROADS, Va. - One local organization is helping in increasing diversity in STEM professions.
United Way of South Hampton Roads just opened its second round of applications for Black students pursuing a degree in science, technology, engineering, or math.
The program is funded from USAA. They will award a total of 120 scholarships.
The application is open to high school seniors and veterans entering college as first-time freshman in spring 2022. Each scholarship recipient will receive up to $10,000. Women will account for 50% of scholarship recipients and 25% will be awarded to applicants who qualify as first-generation college students.
Applications are currently open and the deadline to apply is November 30.
For more information on application requirements and to apply, click here.