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GENERAL INFORMATION

Due Date: Friday, June 30, 2017

The Hartford, CT March for Science took place on April 22, 2017 alongside satellite events in cities around the world in order to celebrate science and to demand evidence-based policy-making in government legislation. Thanks to the generosity of the scientific community and science enthusiasts within our home state of Connecticut, the Hartford, CT March for Science successfully raised substantial funding. We are offering a small number of one-time college scholarships in order to use these funds in a manner concordant with our overall mission.

We will offer three (3) total one-time scholarships to students who complete the essay prompt below. The first place prize winner will receive a $1,000 award. Two second place winners will receive a $500 award. Contest winners will also have their essays posted to our social media pages along with a brief bio of their academic pursuits.

Essay prompt:

How can we engage the community to further understand science and the important role it should have in government decision-making?

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS:

  • Student must be enrolled at an undergraduate or graduate college or university in the state of Connecticut for the 2017-2018 academic year
  • Student must be majoring in a STEM field
  • Student should include in their application the following documents:
  • Essay response up to 1,000 words in length
  • Official transcript
  • CV/resume
  • Completed Hartford, CT March for Science Scholarship Form

Submit scanned materials via email to: ScienceMarchCT@gmail.com by June 30, 2017. Applications submitted after this date will not be considered.

NOTIFICATION & AWARDS:

Recipients will be notified in July and awards will be sent directly to their school by August, 2017.

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Please return this completed form, in addition to all other required documents, via email to ScienceMarchCT@gmail.com by June 30, 2017.

PERSONAL INFORMATION:

Name (first): ___________________ (middle): ____________ (last): _______________________

Street Address: _________________________________________________________________

City: ______________________ State: ______  Zip Code: ______________________________

Email: _________________________ Phone Number: _____________ Date of birth: _________

ACADEMIC INFORMATION:

College Name: ______________________________________________________________

Year of anticipated graduation: ______ Major (current or intended): ________________________

Degree pursued: _______________________________________________________________

COLLEGE ADDRESS:

Street Address: _________________________________________________________________

City: ______________________ State: ______  Zip Code: ______________________________

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

If there is any additional information you feel is important to our consideration of your application, please indicate it below:

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By signing this form, I acknowledge that the information included in this packet is true to the greatest extent I am aware. I hereby authorize The Hartford, CT March for Science to review the submitted materials for the purpose of consideration for this one-time scholarship award. My submission is voluntary and the included information may not be used for any other purposes.

Applicant Signature: _______________________________________ Date: _________________