CGCS-Bernard Harris Scholarship Program

  • 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 2023 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.

    Here are the winners of the 2023 CGCS-Bernard Harris Math and Science Scholarship Program.

    2023 CGCS-Bernard winners

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