* Essay Question: In an essay style of 750 – 850 words, please answer the following three-part question. NOTE: Please be sure to address all three elements as a single essay, and not three separate parts. It must be an essay; otherwise your application will not be considered. Provide specific examples as needed.
1. As a future STEM professional, how have your life experiences (cultural, family, school, volunteerism, etc.) helped you to develop the skills, competencies and qualities that shape who you are today; and
2. how have you applied those skills, competencies and qualities to serving the Hispanic or other underserved communities; and
3. how have your life experiences defined your STEM career aspirations?