PeproTech, a global leader in life science research, is now accepting applications for the new PeproTech Diversity Scholarship. The scholarship will award up to $40,000 to one current or incoming college student who self-identifies as a minority. The recipient will demonstrate great passion and potential in the Sciences, with an interest in pursuing a career in the field.
This exciting new initiative supports PeproTech's ongoing commitment to create more equitable outcomes within their own workforce and beyond. "Together, we look forward to building a more diverse and inclusive future for the scientific community," says Jenean Kirby, chair of the diversity council at PeproTech.
The scholarship application is open to self-identified minority students, including but not limited to LGBTQIA+, African-American/Black, Hispanic/Latino, or Native American candidates. All applicants must:
A) Be over the age of 18 prior to the scholarship being awarded (applicants under 18 years of age may apply for the scholarship so long as they turn 18 prior to the date of the award, subject to all terms cited in the Rules and Conditions);
B) Be a full-time student at a high school or accredited college, university, or community college legally authorized to study in the US;
C) Be a graduating high school senior or college freshman, sophomore, junior or senior (applying for their fifth year); Major, or intend to major, in the sciences AND plan to pursue a career in a scientific field; and
D) Demonstrate high academic achievement in science (Grade Point Average 3.0 or higher).
E) Note: Immediate family members, including dependents, siblings, grandchildren and spouses of PeproTech employees, are not eligible to apply.