STEAM Scholars

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Program Category: Fee Structure, Free, Grade Level, and 9 - 12Program Tags: 1199C, Roxborough, and STEAM

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  • STEAM Scholars is a series of workshops in partnership with District 1199C Training and Upgrading Fund and Roxborough High School. This program pairs STEM professionals with high school seniors to support in specialized career paths. This program will follow the students into college.


    Organization Name: District 1199C
    Organization Street Address: 100 S Broad St
    Organization City, State, Zip: Philadelphia, PA 19110
    Organization Phone Number: 215-568-2220
    Short Description of Organization:

    The District 1199C Training & Upgrading Fund's mission is: (1) providing access to career pathways in healthcare and human services for incumbent workers and job seekers through education, training and work-based learning; and, (2) building the capacity of the Delaware Valley's healthcare industry to create a highly-skilled workforce through on-the-job training opportunities and the development of an education pipeline that aligns with career ladder steps.

    Program Street Address: 6498 Ridge Ave
    Program Phone Number: 215-568-2220
    Which one best describes your organization?: Non-Profit
    Which one best describes your program?: Site-based - stationary (students come to a site)
    Is your program delivered in collaboration with external partners?: Yes
    If you answered yes to the last question ("l"), please list those partners.:

    Philadelphia Academies Inc, The School District of Philadelphia, ExCITe Center, Independence Blue Cross Simulation Center, Center for Labor Marker Policy, Community College of Philadelphia, STEMcityPHL

    Accepting Mentors: No


    Is STEM the "core" of your program?: Yes
    Which type of STEM programming do you offer? (choose ALL that apply):
    • Biochemistry
    • Chemistry
    • Computer Science
    • Engineering
    • Mathematics
    • Medicine and or Health
    • Microbiology
    • Physics
    • Robotics
    • Sports Science
    • STEAM (STEM with Art)
    Which other activities does your STEM program include? (choose All that apply):
    • Drop-Out Prevention and College Preparation
    • Project-Based Learning
    • Workforce Development
    Does your program use volunteer STEM mentors?: Yes


    Where is your STEM program offered? (choose ALL that apply): Roxborough-Manayunk
    When does your STEM program take place? (choose ALL that apply):
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Spring
    • After school


    How many children does your program serve each year? Numbers can be estimates.: Less than 100 individuals
    How many hours/week does each child participate? Numbers can be estimates, and can be specific to a season or semester.: Between 5 and 10 hours per week
    Which ages/grades does your STEM program serve? (choose ALL that apply):
    • 9th -12th grade
    • Other
    Which gender(s) does your STEM program serve? (choose ALL that apply):
    • Girls
    • Boys
    • Transgender and Gender Non Conforming
    Which ethnic/racial populations does your STEM program serve?:
    • African-American
    • Latino
    • Multi-Ethnic
    What percentage of your participants are eligible for free or reduced lunch? Percentages can be estimates.*: 76-100%
    Who can participate in your STEM program?: Individuals only
    Can your STEM program accommodate youth with special needs?: Do not know


    Do participants need to pay for your STEM program?: No
    Is transportation to and from your program provided?:
    • No students walk to our program.
    • No students must provide their own transportation.



    Please select the applicable categories: Fee Structure, Free, Grade Level, and 9 - 12
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