Hyundai Celebrates Women's Day with STEM Scholarship for Female Students

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Hyundai Motors celebrated International Women's Day by introducing the Hyundai Women in STEM Scholarship. Created to help the next generation of women leaders, the scholarship aims to empower females to close the gender gap in fields mostly dominated by men, such as mobility, engineering, and autonomous driving. Women in STEM Scholarship Five, highly-driven, ambitious, STEM scholarships will be awarded to female students. “At Hyundai, we understand that building a better future starts with investing in the young women inventing it today,” said Angela Zepeda, CMO, Hyundai Motor America. “We hope this scholarship program helps funnel more women into the STEM fields, resulting in a significant impact to the gender gap that still exists today.” Those who wish to join must be female high school seniors or undergraduate students who live in the United States. They should express a strong desire to pursue a STEM-related field of study. Eligible students can apply for the award by writing a 500-word essay or more on why they want to pursue a STEM-related education. They should also include what drives them to be better. Blonde driver in a pickup truck If you--or someone you know--fits the bill, then you can apply now until June 30, 2020. You can learn more about the STEM scholarship by clicking this site: Hyundai Motor Company, also known as Hyundai Motors, is a South Korean multinational car manufacturer headquartered in Seoul. Established in 1967, it comprises the Hyundai Motor Group, which also has a 32.8% ownership to its subsidiary, Kia Motors and a 100% owned luxury subsidiary , Genesis Motors. Today, the company is considered the third biggest vehicle manufacturer in the world.  Hyundai Motor gives added meaning to its business success through its philanthropic projects. Aside from the STEM Scholarship, it also has established "Hope on Wheels" tour to benefit pediatric cancer institutions throughout the U.S. It also partnered with CureSearch National Childhood Cancer Foundation to raise awareness and funds for this cause.

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