In order to help increase the number of minorities who are leaders in the sciences, this scholarship provides funding for science majors from Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) who participate in SIT Study Abroad programs and pursue a science-oriented Independent Study Project. Applicants must be nominated by a science faculty member.
Student Eligibility Student of color enrolled in an Historically Black College or University (HBCU) Science major with potential to pursue graduate study in the sciences Minimum GPA 2.5 At least one year of undergraduate coursework at the time of application Requirements Students must be nominated by a science faculty member. Students must propose and complete a science-oriented Independent Study Project that he/she will present to faculty and peers upon his/her return. Nomination forms and complete student applications must be received by April 15 for fall semester and October 15 for spring