General Dynamics Information Technology Scholarship Program
Deadline to apply: May 16, 2019 3:00 pm CT

General Dynamics Information Technology (GDIT) has established a scholarship program to assist children of GDIT employees who plan to pursue an undergraduate degree in science, technology or business at an accredited four-year college or university for the upcoming school year.

This program is administered by Scholarship America┬«, the nation’s largest designer and manager of scholarship, tuition assistance and other education support programs for corporations, foundations, associations, and individuals. Awards are granted without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sexual orientation, gender, disability, or national origin.

Applicants must meet all of the following criteria:

  • Be dependent* children, under age 24, of active, full-time or part-time employees (scheduled to work at least 30 hours per week) of GDIT and all managed affiliates who have a minimum of one year of employment with the company as of the application deadline date.
    *Dependent children are defined as natural or legally adopted children or stepchildren living in the employee’s household or primarily supported by the employee.
  • Be high school seniors or undergraduates who plan to enroll in full-time undergraduate study pursuing a degree in science, technology or business at an accredited four-year college or university for the entire upcoming academic year.

Children of the leadership team who report directly to the President/CEO are not eligible to apply for a scholarship.

Award Amounts

Up to six (6) awards will be granted, and distributed as follows:

  • Two (2) awards of $10,000 each will be granted to the top two ranked students.
  • Four (4) awards of $2,500 each will be granted to the next ranked students.

Awards are not renewable, however, students may reapply each year they meet eligibility requirements. A student may receive an award a maximum of two times.

The GDIT parent must be actively employed at the time of scholarship payments.

Awards are for undergraduate study only.

Selection of Recipients

Scholarship recipients are selected on the basis of academic information, leadership and participation in school and community activities, work experience, statement of goals and aspirations, unusual personal or family circumstances, and an outside appraisal.

Financial need will not be considered.

Notification

Applicants will be notified in mid July.

Payment of Scholarships

Scholarship America processes scholarship payments on behalf of the GDIT. Payments are made in two installments in early August and mid December.

As part of your application, you must upload the following document(s):

A current, complete transcript of grades. Grade reports are not accepted. Transcripts must display student name, school name, grade and credit hours, and term in which the course was taken.

Your application is not considered complete unless all required documents are submitted electronically.

General Dynamics Information Technology has partnered with Scholarship America. Selecting "Apply Now" will redirect you the Scholarship America Student Hub!