Women in Defense Michigan established the Junior Horizon Award in 2009 to encourage high school women to pursue Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (S.T.E.M.) careers related to the national security and defense interests of the United States. Applicants must be a female citizen of the United States and be a resident of Michigan. To apply, you must be a high school senior (grade 12) currently enrolled full time and demonstrate achievements in Science, Technology, Engineering & Math (STEM) as well as demonstrating an interest in pursuing a career related to national security or defense. For more information or to apply, please click the link below.