District Capital One Award

Awarded By:

Dimensions Science

Number of Awards & Eligibility: Five awards will be distributed
In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:
  1. Must be enrolled in a Ph.D. program in a US accredited Institution in the Washington DC area
  2. Must have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher
  3. Must be an American citizen
  4. Applicant must be Black/African American or Hispanic/Latinx
  5. Must conduct research in the Life Sciences or Medical Sciences

In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:

Description: General rules: a. Selection of candidates will be decided by the Scientific Advisory Board of Dimensions Sciences, following an independent Ad-Hoc expert peer-review evaluation; b. Benefits to awardees will consist of two one-time prize of US$1,500 and up to 3 honorable mentions of US $500; c. This is a one-time prize given to an individual awardee. Organizations are not eligible. Prize: a. The funds will be disbursed using the individual's bank account in the sole name of the individual awardee. Awardee must hold a valid bank account in the US. Roles and responsibilities: a. Dimensions Sciences: i. will make final decision on candidate selection and approval of awardee and honorable mentions; ii. will be responsible for providing the funds for selected awardees; iii. will survey the awardees to quantify impact of award for a period of up to 5 years after the award.

Application requirements for the District Capital One Award are:

  • Recommendation letter
  • Application form
  • Official Transcript
  • Website Registration
  • Video answering prompt
Additional Information: Assist early career scientists from underrepresented communities with mentoring programs and scholarships to promote diversity in the sciences to further equity, international collaboration, and innovative research.

Award Amount: Two $1,500 awards and three $500 awards  The total dollars awarded for this scholarship is $4,500.

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Thursday, November 17, 2022

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Thursday, November 17, 2022

All application and materials must be submitted by the listed deadline.
About Dimensions Science:
Contact Information: Justin Evans, Board Member
Address: 880 New Jersey Avenue Southeast Washington DC, District of Columbia

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