CITGO Supports STEM Education

CITGO Supports STEM Education

Through the CITGO STEM Talent Pipeline, we actively support the academic exploration of STEM education in the schools near our Houston-based headquarters and refineries. Six CITGO Innovation Academy locations, 40 STEM partners and scholarship awards reach more than 35,000 students & educators.

The STEM Talent Pipeline provides grants to schools and educational organizations to support programs that increase student interest, retention and graduation rates; particularly at the elementary, high school and post-secondary levels. The program supports organizations that prepare students for STEM courses at technical institutions and universities.

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CITGO Lemont Refinery Promotes Higher Education through STEM Scholarships
LEMONT, Ill., October 6, 2016 /3BL Media/ – Fifteen college-bound students from three Lemont area high schools were awarded a CITGO Fueling Education Scholarship for excellence in the areas of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). The students received their award from Peter Collarelli, Government and Public Affairs Manager and were recognized by their peers during a school...
Oct 6, 2016 9:00 AM ET
McNeese Professor and E.K. Key Elementary Teacher Travel the Seas as Part of CITGO STEM Initiative & Ocean Exploration Trust
SULPHUR, La., October 4, 2016 /3BL Media/ - Two local educators recently were chosen to participate in ocean voyages aboard the E/V Nautilus as part of the CITGO and Ocean Exploration Trust’s initiative to inspire science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) based education. E.K. Key Elementary fifth grade teacher and Ocean Exploration Trust Ambassador Tiffany Hill who...
Oct 4, 2016 9:00 AM ET
CITGO Brightens Future for Alief ISD Students with STEM Scholarships
HOUSTON, Aug. 15, 2016 /3BL Media/ – Fifteen graduating seniors from five area high schools earned scholarships from CITGO Petroleum Corporation to help them pursue higher degrees in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM), thanks to a partnership between CITGO and the Alief Independent School District (ISD). Support from CITGO for Alief ISD students is part of the larger CITGO STEM...
Aug 15, 2016 9:30 AM ET
CITGO Announces Winners of Fourth Annual Fueling Education Program
HOUSTON, July 7, 2016 /3BL Media/ – CITGO Petroleum Corporation awarded 102 elementary and middle school teachers this week as the winners of its fourth annual Fueling Education Program.  The teachers received prizes related to science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) to benefit their students in grades K-8 and help enhance programming in their schools, located in the Northeast...
Jul 7, 2016 9:00 AM ET
CITGO STEM Scholarship Puts College in Reach for Houston Students
HOUSTON, June 23, 2016 /3BL Media/ – Twenty Houston-area students are one step closer to a college education thanks to financial aid provided by CITGO Petroleum Corporation through the new CITGO STEM Scholarship. In keeping with a long-term commitment from CITGO to science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education, the scholarship supports higher education opportunities for students...
Jun 23, 2016 8:00 AM ET