Since its inception, the Council has awarded more than $150,000 in scholarships to deserving high school students.
The Council extends its sincere thanks to all of the sponsors and judges of this year’s STEM Scholarship Awards.
The essays are judged on content and also grammar, organization and craftsmanship.
The Local Scholarship Chair refers the best local essays to the Regional Scholarship Chair for review. The regional chair arranges for all of the essays referred from local chapters to be judged a second time.
Work is carried out under various Subjects each headed by a Referee.
ICUMSA is the only international organisation concerned solely with analytical methods for the sugar industry.In addition to use by that industry, ICUMSA methods are recognised by authorities such as the Codex Alimentarius Commission, the OIML, the EU, and the US Food Chemicals Codex.Methods are recommended for Tentative (T) approval by ICUMSA in the first instance.One is the annual STEM essay contest for young women in high school.The following is one of two winning essays composed for the 2012 The Mary Cone Barrie Scholarship.You must reside in an Arab League member state, Iran, Afghanistan, or the United States to be eligible to enter this contest.RICHMOND—Governor and First Lady Northam and the Virginia Council on Women today announced the winners of the 8th Annual STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) Essay Contest for young women in their junior and senior years of high school.The sponsors were: Capital One, ADP, Barry Robinson, Morrison & Foerster LLP, Murphy & Mc Gonigle, PC, Patient First, the Virginia Department of Transportation, United Healthcare, Troutman Sanders LLP, and Mc Guire Woods LLP.The judges who generously gave their time in judging entries were: Danielle Adams, Swapna Bandla, Ivory Banks, Nikki Bass, Young Brinson, Joseph Brobst , Raymond Burton, Chris Cassingham, Jennifer Chambers, Rima Chavda, Lauren Costella, Allison Couillard, Traci J.The purpose of the Virginia Council on Women is to help women reach their potential and maximize their contributions to society and the Commonwealth.The Council has initiated several projects to meet this goal.