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NASCAR and its partners provide funding for scholarships to institutions of higher education Historically Black Colleges and Universities and Hispanic Serving Institutions to nurture diverse talent and raise the sports visibility. Contributions have been made to United Negro College Fund, the Hispanic Association of College & Universities and the DeVos Sports Business Management Program at the University of Central Florida.

NASCAR, Chevrolet Announce Diversity Scholarship to Support STEM Education

NASCAR and Chevrolet announced the launch of the second annual NASCAR Chevrolet Diversity Scholarship Contest during a press conference at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Through this initiative, NASCAR and Chevrolet continue their longstanding commitment to Science, Technology, Engineering & Math (STEM) education and promoting opportunities for college students pursuing technology related careers.

The contest challenges students to identify a technology or innovation within NASCAR and explain how STEM professionals came to its design in 90-second videos submitted on chevyscholarship.nascardiversity.com. 

The winners of the 2016 NASCAR Chevrolet Diversity Scholarship Contest are: Michael Sanchez, Joy Kaseke, Nicole Dequina and Rachael Frost. The four winners received a total of $20,000 in scholarships and a VIP experience at Texas Motor Speedway during the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup race on November 6, 2016.

 

 

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