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, engineering 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:
Children of the leadership team who report directly to the President/CEO are not eligible to apply for a scholarship.
Up to six (6) awards will be granted, and distributed as follows:
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.
Applicants will be notified in mid June.
Payment of Scholarships
Scholarship America processes scholarship payments on behalf of the GDIT. Payments are made in early August.
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.
One online recommendation form must be submitted on your behalf no later than May 4, 2021 3:00 pm.
Your application is not considered complete unless all required documents are submitted electronically.