CGCS-Bernard Harris Scholarship Program

  • The deadline for the 2024 CGCS-Bernard Harris Math and Science Scholarship Program has passed.

    The 2024 winners will be announced in mid June.

    The Council of the Great City Schools has partnered with Dr. Bernard Harris to offer the CGCS-Bernard Harris Math and Science Scholarship Program for high school seniors who are majoring in STEM (science, technology, engineering and math)

    Named after former astronaut, physician and businessman Bernard Harris, who was the first African American to walk in space, the scholarships are available to 2024 graduating seniors in urban school districts represented by the Council.

    Four $5,000 scholarships for two males and two females each will be awarded to two African American and two Hispanic seniors pursuing studies in STEM-related fields in college next fall.