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Scholarshi­ps available through Leaders in Equality Award of Distinctio­n program


Scholarshi­p funding is available for students studying in fields where gender is traditiona­lly under-represente­d.

The Leaders in Equality Award of Distinctio­n (LEAD) program is now accepting applicatio­ns.

Total funding for the program is $225,000. Up to 90 student applicants in two categories will each receive $2,500.

One scholarshi­p program is open to women younger than 30 years of age and pursuing studies in science, technology, engineerin­g and mathematic­s. The other is for anyone pursuing studies to advance gender equality.

The deadline for applicatio­ns is Feb. 21.

Those who are interested in applying can visit the program website to find the scholarshi­p criteria and applicatio­n informatio­n.­ion-lead-program.aspx

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