Polymer Chemistry Innovations: Women in STEM Scholarship

  • Polymer Chemistry
  • Tucson, AZ, USA
  • Nov 20, 2019
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As a company built on education, PCI’s leadership understands the importance of continued education, and appreciates the discipline, dedication, time, and effort it takes to see a college degree through to the end.

PCI is proud to employ a high ratio of female workers within a male-dominated industry and offers the Women in STEM Scholarship to further support the education and careers of women as we work towards closing the wage gap. 

We call on all women looking to pursue an education in Science, Technology, Engineering, or Math, to apply to our annual scholarship. 

The winner will be awarded $2,000 towards her education.

  • 35% of STEM degrees are earned by women.
  • 24% of STEM careers are held by women.

How it Works

  • Write about why you are passionate about STEM and what you would like to do in the STEM field
  • Write a brief summary of what you would do with scholarships to fuel your STEM passion.

Entry Rules

  • Microsoft Word or Text document, no PDF
  • Arial 12pt font,
  • Include name and email address in the header
  • Absolutely no plagiarism, use proper sourcing if quoting
  • 350 words max (for total assignment)

Applicant Eligibility:

  • Must be at least 18 years of age
  • Must be currently enrolled as a student at an accredited high school, college, or university

Application Opens: November 1st, 2019

Applications Close: September 15, 2020

Winner Announced: October 15, 2020 

Polymer Chemistry Innovations (PCI) is a monomer and polymer manufacturer, focusing on producing materials that present technological advantages to many industries. While working as a professor of polymer science, our founder saw an opportunity to capitalize on a niche market by developing a novel process of producing poly(2-ethyl-2-oxazoline), while remaining cost effective for customers.

  • Women account for 50% of PCI’s current employees.
  • 66% of PCI’s technical team are women.

Experience level of the applicant we want

Some work experience, Graduate, Undergraduate, College / Sixth form, High School