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The Wendy K. Martinez Legacy Project and FiscalNote, with support from Girls in Technology (GIT), are pleased to announce the 2023 Wendy K. Martinez Memorial Scholarship for applicants in pursuit of STEM coding camp education and experiences.

Wendy, FiscalNote’s former chief of staff and a proponent of female entrepreneurship, fervently believed in the exponential possibility that is to be achieved when women and girls are both represented and empowered at the intersection of community and technology.

Wendy’s legacy is one of learning and leadership; of fostering technological innovation to spread social good in communities, uplifting women and girls in the process.

Deadline to apply is Saturday, September 30.


To be eligible, applicants must meet each of the following criteria:

  • Identify as female or non-binary and a current District of Columbia resident
  • Be enrolled in Grades 9, 10, 11, or 12
  • Recognized for at least one academic or STEM achievement
  • Involved in at least one GIT workshop or program session, or similar two-hour STEM program
  • Demonstrated community service or volunteerism, or a commitment to family or peers
  • Demonstrated a commitment to pursue a career or higher education in STEM fields


  • Up-to-$40,000 in scholarships to attend a multi-week in-person or virtual STEM/coding camp experience in 2023 


  • May 9, 2023: Scholarship application launches  
  • September 30, 2023: Deadline to apply 
  • October 1 to 15, 2023: application review period