“Being a Fund II UNCF STEM Scholar” —  Sage Williams

“Being a Fund II UNCF STEM Scholar means loving your community so much that your burning desire is to assist and uplift them enthralling you to be on the cutting edge of innovation whether through technology or ideology."

The Fund II Foundation’s UNCF STEM Scholars Program is welcoming our second cohort of 100 of the nation's top college-bound African American STEM scholars. These scholars represent 28 states nationwide and 69 elite academic institutions, including 11 HBCUs (5 are which are UNCF-member institutions). 

The 2016 STEM Scholars have achieved a few notable mentions, including a highlight in Forbes Magazine "30 under 30" Winner; the youngest summer intern placement at Goldman Sachs Headquarters in New York and a number of scholars are participating in advanced scientific research overseas this summer.

Hear from an inaugural FUND II UNCF STEM Scholar to Cohort 2 UNCF STEM Scholar.


“Being a Fund II UNCF STEM Scholar means loving your community so much that your burning desire is to assist and uplift them enthralling you to be on the cutting edge of innovation whether through technology or ideology. This is why I plan to open an environmental solution engineering firm once I gain my Ph.D. in Energy Conservation.”


To learn more, visit UNCF.org/STEMSCHOLARS or #FUND2UNCFSTEMScholar