WPI Admissions STEM Leadership Book Award

WPI remains committed to strengthening the number of women in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) fields and we are pleased to offer the WPI STEM Leadership Book Award. This book award is offered annually to honor and recognize high achieving young women at participating secondary schools. Nominees should currently be in their junior year and exhibit the following:

  • Exceptional academic achievement in a rigorous college prep program with a focus on coursework in science, technology, engineering, or mathematics
  • Commitment to leadership and is an engaged member of her school and community
  • Strong ability to collaborate, innovate, and problem solve
  • Preference for hands on project-based learning in a collaborative environment

Recipients will be awarded with a certificate and a copy of Women in Science: 50 Fearless Pioneers Who Changed the World, written and illustrated by Rachel Ignotofsky. Both the certificate and the book will be mailed to your school for distribution. If your school employs a WPI alum, we ask that they present the award, but it is not required.

Nominations should be made no later than May 31, 2020. If you have questions, please contact the Office of Undergraduate Admissions at admissions@wpi.edu or 508-831-5286. To nominate a student, please click the link below.