Eligibility: Applicants must be entering a U.S. college or university as a first-year student and demonstrate an interest in pursuing a tech career. Students must be of African descent and come from a low-income household.
Sponsor: Entertainment Software Association Foundation
Eligibility: Applicants must be female or minority students, U.S. citizens and current full-time college students or graduating high school seniors enrolled or accepted in a full-time program at a four-year college or university in the U.S. A minimum 2.75 GPA is required. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.
Sponsor: Community Foundation of Western Massachusetts
Eligibility: Applicants must attend a U.S. college or university part-time or full-time. Application forms, transcripts and Student Aid Reports are required. Selection is based on financial need and academic merit. Applicants must live in Hampden, Hampshire, or Franklin counties.
How to apply: Applications are available online and by phone.
1500 Main Street P.O. Box 15769 Springfield, MA 01115
Eligibility: Applicants must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents of the United States at or near an advanced level in one of the languages listed above, having completed (at minimum) the equivalent of third-year college-level language classes. Students must have received (at minimum) a bachelor's degree.
Eligibility: Applicants must be in a full-time undergraduate program in computer science and related STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) disciplines. Recipients will have to complete salaried internships in Redmond, Washington. There are special scholarships for women, minorities and disabled students.
How to apply: Application requirements are online.
Sponsor: Association of Government Accountants (AGA)
Eligibility: Applicants for full-time or part-time scholarships must be an AGA member or family member (spouse, child or grandchild), and scholarships must be used for full-time or part-time undergraduate study in a financial management academic area such as accounting, auditing, budgeting, economics, finance, electronic data processing, information resources management or public administration. Essays and transcripts are required. There are two categories for high school students/graduates and undergraduates/graduates. The Academic Scholarships are based on academic achievement and the student's potential for making a contribution to public financial management. A reference letter from an AGA member and from another professional such as a professor, guidance counselor or employer is required. Applicants to the Community Service Scholarships do not have to be AGA members, must be pursuing a degree in a financial management academic discipline and must be actively involved in community service projects. The awards are based on community service and accomplishments. A letter of recommendation from a community service organization and from another professional are required.
How to apply: Applications are available online.
2208 Mount Vernon Avenue Alexandria, VA 22301-1314
Eligibility: Applicants must be U.S. citizens and must be high school seniors, undergraduates or graduate students planning to attend or attending an accredited college or university with the intention to follow a course of study related to a career in a science, technology, engineering or math field with a preference for space-related interests. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.
How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, transcripts, two letters of recommendation, statement of intent and video audition are required.
P.O. Pistilli Undergraduate Scholarship for Advancement in Computer Science and Electrical Engineering $4,000
Sponsor: Design Automation Conference/Association for Computing Machinery
Eligibility: Applicants must be high school seniors who are from an underrepresented group (African American, Hispanic, Native American, women or disabled). Students must have a minimum 3.0 GPA, have demonstrated high achievement in math and science courses and have financial need. Applicants must also intend to pursue a career in electrical engineering, computer engineering or computer science.
How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, three letters of recommendation, an official transcript, a personal letter, a copy of tax returns and a copy of the FAFSA are required.
Professor Andrew B. Kahng, P.O. Pistilli Scholarship Director Department of Computer Science and Engineering, UCSD 9500 Gilman Drive #0404 La Jolla, CA 92093
Eligibility: Applicants must be attending or accepted at a two- or four-year postsecondary institution located in the U.S. They must be planning to pursue a career in information technology or a related field. Selection is based on academic merit, a personal essay and extracurricular activities.
How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, official transcript, personal essay and list of extracurricular activities are required.
Eligibility: Applicants must be women who are 21 years of age or older and committed to 20 hours of program work every week for 6 months. Candidates should have a basic understanding of programming. Applicants must want to transition to a better career, take on internal opportunities in their workplace or want to restart their career on stronger footing.