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Women in Defense Michigan established the Junior Horizon Award in 2009 to encourage high school women to pursue Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (S.T.E.M.) careers related to the national security and defense interests of the United States.
Applicants must meet the following criteria to be eligible for the 2016 Junior Horizon Award:
The Junior Horizon Award application can be found here. Applications must be received by 5:00 p.m. on Friday, September 16, 2016. Finalists will be invited to interview with the selection committee. The selected recipient will be invited, along with her family, to attend the WID Michigan Annual Black Tie Gala on Friday, October 21, 2016 at the Royal Park Hotel in Rochester, MI to receive the award.