Announcing STEM for Her’s 2021 Scholarship recipients!

Louise Peabody Memorial Scholarship Recipient:

Name: Assiata Kamagate
Hometown: Upper Marlboro, MD
High School: Frederick Douglass High School
College Name & Expected Graduation Year: University of Rochester  – 2022
Major/Field of Study: Brain and Cognitive Science, Pre-medicine professional program
Who is your female STEM role model? Laurel Thatcher Ulrich

Dede Haskins Memorial Scholarship Recipient:

Name: Isabelle McElhinny
Hometown: Leesburg, VA
High School: Loudoun County High School
College Name & Expected Graduation Year: University of Michigan – 2022
Major/Field of Study: Chemical Engineering
Who is your female STEM role model? Katherine Johnson

Applications Are Closed

Check back in spring 2022. To apply, you will need to:
  • Complete and sign the application
  • Have parent or guardian sign the application
  • Include your GPA
  • List name and email address of two non-parent references
  • Answer six short essay questions

Questions about the program? Please submit them to


STEM for Her invites you to apply for the SFH Scholarship Program

STEM for Her accepts applications for the following awards of $5,000 each:

Louse Peabody Memorial Scholarship – As the first woman partner at a Tyson’s Corner accounting firm, Louise was committed to her community through her work with Women in Technology where she served as Treasurer and Special Interest Group Chair .Louise then served STEM for Her as Treasurer and, more recently she was devoted to building STEM for Her programs and mentoring young women to develop skills and a love for tech and education.

Dede Haskins Memorial Scholarship – With a 25 year career in technology, Dede was recognized as an influential businesswoman in the D.C. area. She was president of Women in Technology, and also a founding member and board chair of STEM for Her where she focused on bridging the gender gap to create a more diverse and productive workforce.

Winners of these awards will demonstrate a passion for pursuing a career in STEM and clearly articulate their future goals.  Specific requirements include:

  • Must be entering a four-year college in fall of 2021 or spring of 2022
  • Must have finished high school in the Washington D.C. Metropolitan Area
  • Must be interested in pursuing a career in STEM
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