Play Like a Girl funds five young women from traditionally underrepresented backgrounds who are pursuing a degree in STEM+ or medicine at an historically black college or university (HBCU) each year. These exceptional young women will lead innovative projects to empower girls and women across the globe. Will you be next?

Scholarship applications are now being accepted for the 2024-25 school year!Deadline: February 29, 2024.



STEM Driven. Girl Powered.

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The Dr. Stephanie Hightower Memorial Scholarship™ honors the memory of longtime Play Like a Girl donor and volunteer Dr. Stephanie Hightower, an HBCU-trained physician-scientist who succumbed to a rare cancer at 43 years young.


Scholarships and paid internships that were awarded to young women of color since 2020.

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In scholarships and paid internships that were awarded by Play Like a Girl since 2020.

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