(Via Ho’okele News)
Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard & Intermediate Maintenance Facility (PHNSY&IMF) has announced the availability of 10 $2,000 awards for students interested and active in robotics.
The intent is to recognize local high school students who have demonstrated dedication to science/technology/engineering/mathematics (STEM) activities. These awards are funded by the National Defense Education Program (NDEP).
To be eligible for the STEM awards, applicants must be: (1) a resident of the state of Hawaii, (2) a current high school (public, private or home-schooled) student in good academic standing and (3) able to provide proof of active participation in Hawaii’s annual FIRST Robotics Competition (FRC) for at least one full academic year.
The official application form – which includes details on an essay requirement and required letters of recommendation – must be submitted in time to meet the May 30 submission deadline. Interested students should contact Eric Petran at 473-8000, ext. 2560, or eric.petran@navy .mil to obtain the application form and details of the submission criteria.
The 10 STEM Award winners will be announced in late June.