December 9, 2022
Hi there, 👋

Happy Holidays! To all of our students home on break this December take some time to relax and cozy up with all things STEM! Get inspired and get involved with all the STEM news that STEMINIST brings to you! This includes upcoming events, internships, and news about you and your peers.
Upcoming Events that you don't want to miss!
Resume Building Workshop
January 19th, 2022 4:30-5:30pm CT/5:30-6:30pm ET
Join us for a Resume building session with NIU’s Coordinator of Professional Development and Training, Melanie Griegoliet. This session is useful to those who may just be starting their resume to those who may have had one for years. Join us in discussing the dos and don’ts in creating the perfect resume for you!
Just Vertical Discussion and Q&A
February 16th, 2022 4:30-5:00pm CT/5:30-6:00pm ET
Join us for a webinar with 2c2i’s “Just Vertical”. Just Vertical designs and manufactures indoor gardens with the goal of increased sustainability and a greener planet. Learn all about how they got started and participate in Q&A with the team.

To learn more about Just Vertical click here

Energy Efficient Gingerbread House!
Looking for something fun to do at home or in the classroom? Try creating an energy efficient gingerbread house!

You can find the free PDF and other fun energy-themed seasonal guides and activities on The NEED Project
Tis' the season of giving!
Happy Holiday's from the Exelon Foundation STEM Leadership Academy Team!

In the spirt of giving, we wanted to give you all a gift to show our appreciation this holiday season.

We have designed some holiday themed Zoom backgrounds and a fun printable for this month's Solar Powered Gingerbread House virtual session.
The Exelon Foundation STEM Leadership Academies have finished, but we are still enjoying hearing from participants...
Left to right: Evelina Juarez, Elena Fernandez, Nichole Owens, Jillian Kouzmanoff, and Veronica Grieco
The 2023 Exelon Foundation STEM Leadership Academy is now open!
Who Should Apply?

  • Young women currently in 10th or 11th grade (Class of 2024 or 2025)
  • Young women who live in
  • Washington DC
  • Maryland
  • Delaware
  • Pennsylvania: In the PECO service area of Philadelphia and its PA suburbs
  • New Jersey: In the Atlantic City Electric service area of southern New Jersey
  • Illinois: In the ComEd service area of northern Illinois
Academy Dates and Locations:

JULY 9, 2023 - JULY 14, 2023 

JULY 23, 2023 - JULY 28, 2023 

JULY 30, 2023 - AUGUST 4, 2023
Help us spread the word!

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STEM on the Web
U.S. Energy Information Administration
The U.S. Energy Information Administration focuses on Independent Statistics and Analysis all revolving around energy.

Here you can check out the Hourly Electric Grid Monitor that operates in real-time! This shows you the change in demand every hour and you can look and see how it changes throughout the week.

Click to learn all about this fascinating tool and more about energy!
MathWorks Math Modeling Challenge
MathWorks Math Modeling Challenge (M3 Challenge) is a free contest for high school juniors and seniors in the U.S.

The Challenge is entirely Internet-based with no registration or participation fees. Scholarships totaling $100,000 are awarded annually.
The Exelon Foundation STEM Academy Scholarship
The Exelon Foundation STEM Leadership Academy Scholarship is a supportive and clear pathway from student engagement in the Exelon STEM Academy to entry into the energy workforce, ideally as an Exelon employee.

This capstone offering of a post-secondary scholarship opportunity to Exelon STEM Leadership Academy alumnae supports students with a scholarship to a two or four year educational institution.
Applicants must have previously attended a summer week-long Exelon STEM Leadership Academy in 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021, or 2022 and be enrolling full time in a two or four year educational institution for the Fall 2023 academic year.

The Scholarship is:
  • Both financial need based and academic based.
  • Available as a two or four year scholarship, renewable for up to four years (for undergraduate work).
  • Open to alumnae with a 2.8 GPA.
  • Includes an Exelon internship.
  • Preference will be given to applicants pursuing the following fields of study:  engineering; finance/business; IT; supply chain management.  A change of major may impact continuation of scholarship.
  • Preference will be given to students who are attending an institution within the Exelon company service footprint.

Applications for the 2023 scholarship will open January 5th, 2023.
FAFSA launched Oct 1st for 2023-2024!
As of October 1st the new FAFSA form for the 2023-2024 school year has launched. To apply for federal student aid, such as federal grants, work-study, and loans, you need to complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid.

The enrollment is open from Oct. 1st 2022 until June 30th 2023

There is limited amount of federal student aid, and it can sometimes be distributed on a "first come, first serve" basis, so it is important to fill out as soon as possible! Read more through the link below to see the steps to complete and ensure the best aid towards your future!
STEM Scholarships for 2023
Do you see yourself going from high school to college? Visualize your graduation day and then your move in day to the college/university/trade school of your choice.

Do you need help to finance this vision?

We have compiled a list of websites that have scholarships that might fit you!
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