A Better World Spirituality and Technology Advancement Scholarship $1,000
Sponsor: ChinaSona Foundation
Eligibility: Applicants must be high school or college students who wish to promote a better world through spiritual and technological advancements. Students must write essays pertaining to the subject.
Eligibility: Applicants must be citizens of any country who have completed high school and are currently enrolled or enrolling full-time at a four-year institution or pursuing a postgraduate or an undergraduate degree. Students must have completed at least one term, not be a college dropout and have no gap between the bachelor's and master's degree programs. There are a number of scholarships offered for different fields including marketing, human resources, mobile application development, game development, graphic web design, real estate, accounting, engineering and medicine.
Eligibility: Applicants must be undergraduate or graduate students enrolled full time at any accredited university within the United States or high school seniors accepted into a university program. Students must have a minimum 2.5 GPA. Applicants must be interested in one of the following industries: business development, digital marketing, consumer product design, sound engineering, entertainment technology or marketing or automation.
Deborah, Leslie and Christopher Bright Achievement Fund $1,000
Sponsor: Eastern West Virginia Community Foundation
Eligibility: Applicants must be residents of either Morgan or Hampshire County who are currently enrolled in grades 9-12 and are looking to do hands-on experiences in STEAM-based subjects such as science, technology, engineering, arts and math.
How to apply: Application is separate from the Eastern West Virginia Foundation general application. Application available in December.
229 East Martin Street, Suite 4 Martinsburg, WV 25401
Eligibility: Applicants must be 18 years old and be enrolled in, or accepted to, a U.S. college or university in an undergraduate program. Students will submit a 750- to 1,000-word essay addressing the topic of pushing the drone industry forward.
Eligibility: Applicants must be citizens or legal residents of the United States or Canada who are no older than 21. Students must enter in teams of two to four. Teams must submit an entry form, an abstract, a description of their project, a bibliography and five sample web pages. Twenty-four teams will be selected as winners based on scientific accuracy, communication, feasibility of vision and creativity of their projects.
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Toshiba/NSTA ExploraVision Awards 1840 Wilson Boulevard Arlington, VA 22201
Eligibility: Applicants must be currently attending or planning to attend a private or public accredited academic institution. Students must have a minimum 3.0 GPA. An essay on a provided topic is required to be submitted.
Eligibility: Applicants must be enrolled or planning to enroll as a full-time student in any college, technical or trade school, submit a FAFSA form verifying financial need and have maintained a minimum 2.0 GPA. Selection favors current and prospective technical or trade school students majoring in aviation technology or mechanics.
Eligibility: Applicants must be full-time high school students and must be a U.S. resident during the academic year. U.S. citizenship is not required and U.S. citizens living outside the country are not eligible. Students must submit a proposal following the provided guidelines and instructions.
Eligibility: Applicants must be legal residents of the United States or Canada or hold a valid student visa. Students must be enrolled in or accepted into a full-time undergraduate or graduate program in an accredited U.S. or Canadian institution and create a short video using the Movavi video software.
Sponsor: National Center for Women and Information Technology (NCWIT)
Eligibility: Applicants must be U.S. residents and be female high school students. They must be interested in technology-related subjects. Selection is based on aptitude for computing and internet technology, leadership skills, academic merit and educational goals.
How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form and supporting materials are required.
University of Colorado Campus Box 322 UCB Boulder, CO 80309
Eligibility: Applicants must be 18 years of age or younger. Students will need to submit a description of 140 characters or less of their idea to reduce waste in their homes, schools, community or around the world.
Porch Skilled Trade and Technology Scholarships $2,000
Eligibility: Applicants must be at least 18 years of age and currently enrolled or planning to enroll as high school seniors or in a community college, undergraduate, graduate, technical college or vocational program. Students must be pursuing a degree that enables their community to learn a new trade, develop skills and technology and have a minimum 3.4 GPA.
Eligibility: Applicants must be high school seniors in the U.S., Puerto Rico, Guam, Virgin Islands, American Samoa, Wake or Midway Islands or the Marianas. U.S. citizens attending foreign schools are also eligible. Applicants must complete college entrance exams and complete individual research projects and provide a report on the research.
How to apply: Applications are available by request.
Society for Science and the Public 1719 N Street NW Washington, DC 20036
Eligibility: Applicants must be full-time undergraduate or graduate students. Students must submit an article about any topic relevant to technology, innovations and digitalization. The number of entries per participant is unlimited.
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Suchi Technologies Inc. 333 West Maude Suite 207 Sunnyvale, CA 94085
Eligibility: Applicants must be U.S. citizens or legal residents and be at least 16 years old. Students will submit a 750- to 1,000-word essay on "De-centralized Networks and Smart Homes - Opportunities and Challenges".