Through its After School Advantage Program, International Game Technology (IGT) addresses the needs of underprivileged and at-risk children aged 5–18 with a meaningful, enjoyable technology-based learning experience in a safe environment during the critical afterschool hours.
Founded by two MIT scientists, Brainy Yak Labs encourages young girls to realize that math, science, and engineering can be fun and creative. The lab’s first product is called Jubilite. Described as a “dance party lamp kit,” Jubilite gives youth the opportunity to build, wire, and decorate a lamp.
Since its founding, the Mexican American Legal Defense Education Fund (MALDEF) has supported the next generation of civil rights advocates for the Latino community. MALDEF currently offers a free Scholarship Resource Guide for high school, college, and graduate students.
Sponsored by TESOL, the Tina B. Carver Fund provides grants for the purchase of student classroom learning materials and/or teacher-related materials (for example, ancillary resources that can be used in conjunction with textbooks or other instructional materials).
The Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers (SHPE) provides scholarship awards to increase student access and support to higher education in STEM programs. The organization’s aim is to bridge the disparities in STEM degrees between Hispanics and their non-Hispanic counterparts