Congratulations to our 2016 Science Ambassador Scholarship winner!
Sona Dadhania, a freshman at the University of Pennsylvania, was awarded the 2016 Science Ambassador Scholarship from over one thousand applicants. Sona has won a full-ride scholarship to study Materials Science and Engineering funded by Cards Against Humanity.
The Science Ambassador Scholarship is a full tuition scholarship for a woman seeking an undergraduate degree in science, engineering, or math, funded by Cards Against Humanity. The ideal candidate will be an ambassador for their field–someone passionate about discovery who shares their excitement with others.
To apply, submit a video of yourself explaining a topic in science you are passionate about. The videos will be reviewed by a board of fifty women who hold higher degrees and work professionally in science and engineering. Ten video finalists will move onto the next round and submit additional materials.
Scholarship funds will be provided from Cards Against Humanity’s Science Pack–a 30-card expansion pack co-authored with Saturday Morning Breakfast Cereal’s Zach Weinersmith and Bad Astronomy’s Phil Plait.
The winner of the Science Ambassador Scholarship will receive full tuition coverage for up to four years.Press Release
Applications for 2016 are currently under review by our advisory board. Applications for 2017 will open this fall. Sign up with your email to be notified:
Frequently Asked Questions
Does my video have to be about my field of study?
Nope. You can talk about any scientific topic you'd like.
Can I apply if I'm a graduate student?
The Science Ambassador Scholarship is only open to undergraduate students.
Which fields of study are eligible?
All fields within science, technology, engineering, and math are eligible. For a full list of STEM fields, click here.
I haven't decided on a major, but I'm definitely going to study a STEM field. Can I still apply?
Yes, you can apply, as long as you will study a STEM field for the entirety of your undergraduate career.
I'm a teacher/professor/guidance counselor. How can I spread the word about this to my students?
You can link to scienceambassadorscholarship.org and download this flyer to print out.
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