The Hartage Foundation to host it's annual scholarship fundraiser in December. The fundraiser is to raise money to support college scholarships for African American college bound students enrolled in Science, Technology, Engineering And Mathematics (STEM) fields of study. The date and location to be announced.
A March 16, 2016 report indicates that African-Americans received just 7.6 percent of all STEM bachelor's degrees and 4.5 percent of doctorates in STEM. In 2011, 11 percent of the workforce was black, while 6 percent of STEM workers were black (up from 2 percent in 1970). The future will belong to those who know and use technology better. America is better when everyone participates.
FACT SHEET: Spurring African-American STEM Degree Completion