As one of our core values, we believe in the power and promise of science to solve the challenges we face as a global community. Innovation and collaboration are the tools we use to advance life sciences. Cell Signaling Technology recognizes the importance of racial diversity in the workforce and understands that diversity is crucial to encouraging different perspectives and ideas that foster and drive innovation (1,2).
Students of color are underrepresented in STEM programs and courses of study compared to their overall college enrollment rate. There is racial imbalance among students where only 7.6 percent of all STEM bachelor's degrees were obtained by students of color (3). To help drive diversity and innovation, Cell Signaling Technology is proud to offer four, $10,000 scholarships to high school senior students of color in Essex County, Massachusetts that are accepted and enrolled in an undergraduate STEM related major.
Eligibility Requirements Scholarship candidates must meet the following eligibility requirements:
To be eligible for the Racial Diversity in Science scholarship students must follow the above eligibility requirements and the following additional requirements:
Recipient’s agree that they will conduct themselves at all times during with due regard to public morals, conventions, and laws, and academic policies and bylaws. If at any time during the years in which they are a scholarship recipient and in CST’s sole opinion, Recipient does any act or conducts themselves in any manner contrary to or in violation of a rule, law, or regulation, offensive to standards of decency, morality, or social propriety resulting in public scandal or ridicule, or should recipient do anything to disparage CST or its products or services, CST will have the right to terminate withdraw the scholarship in its sole discretion. CST recognizes the need to encourage those from a background underrepresented in the fields of science by encouraging the high schools to consider diversity when presenting its scholars.
*If applying to both scholarships, the local community scholarships will be considered first*