The Alliance/Merck Ciencia (Science) Hispanic Scholars Program is a partnership to improve Hispanic student access to higher education and degrees in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). The Program provides scholarships at two levels:
High School Seniors -- $42,500 Scholar Package. Promising Hispanic students attending high school in Brownsville, TX; Elizabeth, NJ; and Los Angeles, CA are invited to apply to become one of ten Alliance/Merck Ciencia Scholars that will be selected in the Spring of 2013. Scholars will receive up to $20,000 in scholarship (up to $5,000 each of four years of college) and up to $22,500 in summer internship stipends (up to $7,500 each of three summers). Scholars will also receive mentorship and professional development support to complete a Bachelor's degree in a STEM field and pursue a STEM career.
College STEM Majors -- $2,000 Scholarship. Hispanic college students from all 50 states, the District of Columbia, U.S. territories and Puerto Rico pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in a STEM field major are invited to apply for a $2,000 one-time scholarship of which 25 will be awarded in the Spring of 2013.
Students interested in applying to the Alliance/Merck Ciencia (Science) Hispanic Scholars Program must apply online and all required materials must be received by the deadline date.
College application is open to current college students who will be attending college in the 2013-2014 school year and are currently majoring in a STEM field.
Visit this website to register: http://www.alliancescholars.org/applications/