Proctor & Gamble (P&G) helps carry extra range to the STEM area. The corporate unveiled their new scholarship aimed toward growing the variety of Black girls professionals throughout the area. The corporate is teaming up with CVS together with the United Negro School Fund (UNCF) below their Royal Oils by Head & Shoulders and Gold
“Providing these resources to young, Black women studying STEM is deeply important to P&G as we hope to help further diversify the field and pave the way for future generations,” said Lela Coffey, vice president of P&G Multicultural Hair Care, in a press statement.
“STEM and diversity are at the core of our brands, and ensuring representation of Black women in these roles is essential for developing future innovations in beauty and personal care products that continue to support and reflect the needs of modern Black women.”
The scholarships will be administrated through UNCF can be applied for through their website through Jan. 4, 2021. Winners will be announced on Jan. 28..
“During our 75 years of working together, P&G has been a very reliable partner for UNCF. With the COVID-19 pandemic raging throughout the US and hitting communities of shade notably onerous, we’d like as many college students finding out STEM fields as doable, as these careers are more likely to be the majority of our future pandemic frontliners—our future docs, nurses, academics and technologists,” stated Dr. Michael L. Lomax, president and CEO, UNCF within the assertion.
“This new scholarship program helps fill a growing gap that HBCU students and other Black students have often fallen behind in due to a lack of funds. Thank you, P&G, for helping to open more doors to better futures for us all.”