2019 High School STEM Scholars

The Scholarship Review Committee congratulates the 2019 winners for their efforts and performance in the Scholarship Competition and considers these winners among the finest young women of scientific aptitude that New Jersey can offer.
AWISNJ 2019 High School Senior STEM Scholars:
1st Place:
Akila Saravanan,
Plainsboro-West Windsor High School
2nd Place
Lindsey Michie,
Northern Burlington County Regional High School
3rd Place
Kristen Postiglione,
Hunterdon Central High School
AWISNJ 2018 High School Junior STEM Scholars:
1st Place:
Sophie Zhang,
High Technology High School
2nd Place:
Riya Sen,
South Brunswick High School
For over 20 years Association for Women in Science New Jersey chapter has been annually offering New Jersey High School STEM awards & scholarships. The program and the past scholarship winners have been recognized in the New Jersey Senate by a New Jersey Assembly joint legislative resolution. Female high school seniors and juniors, residing anywhere in the state and interested in STEM careers can apply. Applicants are asked to write an essay on a female STEM professional with a NJ connection. Academic performance and teacher recommendations are also evaluated.