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S.T.R.E.A.M. Events

S.T.R.E.A.M. Program

The IWHS S.T.R.E.A.M. Program is dedicated to guide inquiry, dialogue, and critical thinking of young women by aligning an connecting the contents of  Science, Technology, Religion, Engineering, Art, and Mathematics, which enhances individual potential and ensures students are well-equipped to meet the challenges in the world around them.

Below is an ongoing list of upcoming S.T.R.E.A.M. opportunities for our students to participate in throughout the school year. This list is updated weekly.

Updated 09/22/23


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    Cynthia Luna 

    STREAM Coordinator

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  • Aim High Flight Academy Scholarship

    Aim High Flight Academy Scholarship
    The Aim High Flight Academy (AHFA) is an aviation scholarship for a three-week introductory flight program at various universities across the country.
    The mission of the AHFA is to inform, influence and inspire the next generation of aviators and leaders. AHFA pairs high school students, USAFA, and AFROTC cadets with current Air Force members who provide mentorship about the various aviation professions and career fields. Students do not have to commit to the military.
    • Be at least 16 years old by July 1, 2024.
    • Be enrolled in high school or a graduating senior.
    • Have a GPA of 3.0 or higher.
    • Have no more than 5 powered flight hours.
    • Up to 15 flight hours
    • Housing and meals during training
    • Transportation to/from training location
    • Classroom training (ground school)
    • Flight simulator training
    • All training is provided by FAA Certified Flight Instructors
    • Mentorship from Air Force aviators
    APPLICATIONS ARE OPEN! Apply BEFORE October 15, 2023!
    *Detailed information about this scholarship will be provided at Girls In Aviation Day.*
    ***Contact aviation teacher, Mrs. Veronica Velasquez at vvelasquez@iwhs.org or Ms. Cindy Luna at cluna@iwhs.org for any support, information, details!
  • Careers in Aviation!

    Learn about aviation opportunities from women in the field!
    Join us for Girls in Aviation Day (GIAD) on Saturday, Sept. 23 hosted by Women in Aviation Alamo City Chapter! There are so many opportunities for careers in aviation from pilots, air traffic controller, aerospace, technology, weather and many more! Learn about this growing field in high demand with great salaries!
    FUN FACT: IWHS Senior, Gaby C. will be a guest speaker at GIAD this year!

    Register at https://www.waialamocity.org/
  • Science and Engineering Apprenticeship Program

    Science and Engineering Apprenticeship Program
    The Science and Engineering Apprenticeship Program (SEAP) places high school students in Department of Navy (DoN) laboratories where they take part in real Naval research for eight weeks during the summer.
    SEAP gives academically talented sophomores, juniors, and seniors interested in STEM the opportunity to learn about Naval research and technology while receiving first-class mentoring by top scientists and engineers.
    Summer interns are provided with an environment that will foster their creativity, help them develop a problem-solving mindset, and give them the opportunity to participate in meaningful technical research. Additionally, they will gain experience in a professional workplace that specializes in STEM careers.
    SEAP Goals:
      • Encourage students to pursue Department of Navy science and engineering careers.
      • Enhance education with mentoring by laboratory scientists and engineers.
      • Enable students to participate in meaningful STEM research.
      • Expose students to Department of Navy science & technology and research & development opportunities.
      • Increase Department of Navy internship opportunities for underrepresented groups
    LOCATION: Students research and choose their preferred labs. All sites are out of state. 
    STIPEND: The internship has a duration of eight weeks. Participants receive $4000.
    Application Period: August 1, 2023 – November 1, 2023
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  • Tuskegee NEXT Foundation Scholarship

    Tuskegee NEXT Foundation Scholarship
    MISSION: Honoring the legacy of the Tuskegee Airmen, Tuskegee NEXT seeks to transform the lives of under-represented youth through aviation education and career path opportunities, so such under-represented youth can transform their communities
      • Between the ages of 18-20
      • Completed junior year of high school
      • Must hold a minimum 2.75 GPA
    Apply BEFORE December 31, 2024
    *Detailed information about this scholarship will be provided at Girls In Aviation Day.*  https://www.waialamocity.org/giad-2023-registration.html
    ***Contact aviation teacher, Mrs. Veronica Velasquez at vvelasquez@iwhs.org or Ms. Cindy Luna at cluna@iwhs.org for any support, information, details!