Established in 1995, AWIS NJ empowers and promotes women scientists through programs that facilitate career development, education, networking, leadership and entrepreneurial opportunities.
For close to 20 years, we have been offering STEM scholarships to female high school students from all parts of New Jersey who display high academic performance, are active in extracurricular activities and plan to pursue STEM careers.
The 2016 high school STEM scholarship winners were highly recommended. Their thought-provoking essays enlightened the review committee about the lives and aspirations of the applicants as well as the accomplishments of inspirational New Jersey women scientists. Our reviewers consider the winners among the top young women of scientific aptitude that New Jersey can offer.
2016 AWIS New Jersey High School STEM Scholarship Review Committee
Michael P. Shakarjian, PhD (Chair)
Smita Thakker-Varia, PhD
Jillian Whidby Freund, PhD
Roberta Batorsky, PhD
2013 Scholarship Sponsors:
Jeiven Pharmaceutical Consulting, Inc.
Garden State Neurology & Neuro-Oncology, PC
Coldwell Banker, Real estate agent, Sangita Sancheti
2013 Scholarship Winners:
Bergen County Academies
200 Hackensack Avenue, Hackensack, NJ 07601
The Lawrenceville School
2500 Main Street, Lawrenceville, NJ 08648
Marine Academy of Technology and Environmental Science
195 Cedar Bridge Rd, Manahawkin, NJ 08050
AWIS CJC Annual High School Senior Scholarship Applications are now open for 2013
For full information follow the link:
2013 Annual High School Scholarship Application
Or click on the scholarships tab.
AWIS NJ Officers 2013:
Kamana Misra, PhD Smita Thakker-Varia PhD Gina Schaefer Doranelly Kolchev PhD
The Association for Women in Science, NJ chapter is pleased to announce the recipients of its 2012 scholarship awards. These scholarship winners have each demonstrated exceptional performance and a special interest in pursuing STEM subjects in college. Congratulations.
The Marine Academy of Science and Technology, Highlands, NJ
West Windsor-Plainsboro High School North, Plainsboro, NJ
High Point Regional High School, Wantage, N.J.
This scholarship is for female HS seniors in New Jersey who will be studying any area of STEM at any institution of higher learning. Please go to http://bit.ly/AWISNJScholarship2012b for full information.
For full information: http://bit.ly/AWISNJScholarship2012a
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