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Chemistry and Biochemistry

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Alsam Foundation Award Funds High School Science Interests

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The Alsam Foundation has awarded $211,000 to USD to engage high school students from Mater Dei Science Academy in science. The project includes the delivery of six workshops annually at Mater Dei, the supervision of four field trips, visits to USD by sophomores and juniors to tour Creative Collaborations, and discussions with seniors about career opportunities to coincide with the workshop schedule. In addition, there is funding for four juniors and four seniors to participate in a summer intensive at USD. Beginning in the third year of the grant, the foundation will provide $20,000 in scholarships for two incoming Mater Dei freshmen.

ContactDebbie Tahmassebi | debbiet@sandiego.edu | (619) 260-7454