We are now accepting applicants for the 2020 Glass Scholarship.
The Dr. H. Bentley Glass Scholarship is awarded to a Baltimore City public high school student who intends to pursue post-secondary STEM studies at a four-year college or university or two-year college. This $3,000 non-renewable scholarship is intended to support the recipient’s education-related expenses. The scholarship recipient will also receive a paid Summer Internship at the Maryland Science Center.
Students must meet the following criteria to receive consideration:
- Baltimore City public high school student graduating in 2020
- Cumulative high school standard WEIGHTED GPA of 3.0 or above
- Acceptance at a four-year college/university or a two-year community college
- Intent to pursue STEM studies (science, technology, engineering or mathematics)
- Documented financial need
Application Deadline –Complete application and all supporting documentation must be received at the Maryland Science Center by the deadline. Applications due Friday, March 20, 2020. Late or incomplete applications will not receive consideration.
About Omobolade Odedoyin
Omobolade Odedoyin will be graduating this month with a cumulative weighted GPA of 4.33. He will attend Johns Hopkins University in the fall and plans to study both neuroscience and global healthcare policy. While at Poly, Omobolade was a research student and laboratory aide at the JHU School of Medicine. He presented the results of his studies at the Junior Science and Humanities Symposium and received a number of awards for his STEM-related work. He is a member of the National Honor Society and plays varsity soccer. As a son of immigrant parents from Nigeria, he has deep concern for that country’s relatively poor healthcare infrastructure. He writes that he wants to see himself as an “active member for positive change in West Africa” and wishes to “create an organization that partners with these nations’ governments [. . .] to provide top quality medical care to a population in desperate need.”