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NTT DATA Scholarship Program
Application status: Closed

NTT DATA has established a scholarship program to assist children of employees who plan to continue their education in college.

This scholarship 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 to the NTT DATA Scholarship Program must be:

  • Dependent children* of full-time employees of NTT DATA with two (2) years of employment as of the application deadline.
    *Dependent children are defined as natural sons, daughters, stepchildren, legally adopted children or legal wards, up to the age 22 by the deadline of May 18, 2020 and supported principally by the employee parent/guardian.
  • High school seniors or graduates, or current postsecondary undergraduates, who plan to enroll in a full-time undergraduate course of study leading to a bachelor or equivalent degree at an accredited college or university.
  • Enrolled for the entire upcoming academic year.

Children of officers or executives (Grade 16 and above) are ineligible to apply.

Only one award per family per year.

Award Information:

  • If selected as a recipient, the student will receive a $2,000 award.
  • Up to twenty-five (25) awards will be granted.
  • Awards are not renewable; however, applicants may reapply in subsequent years if they remain eligible
  • Recipients may receive the award for a maximum of two years.

Awards are for undergraduate study only.


All applicants will be notified in June. Not all applicants to the program will be selected as recipients.

Payment of Scholarships

Scholarship America processes scholarship payments on behalf of NTT DATA. Payment is made in one installment in August.

Scholarship recipients are selected on the basis of:

  • Academic record
  • Demonstrated leadership and participation in school and community activities
  • Work experience
  • Statement of career and educational goals and objectives
  • Unusual personal or family circumstances
  • An online recommendation

Financial need is not considered.

Selection of recipients is made by Scholarship America. In no instance does any officer or employee of NTT DATA play a part in the selection. All applicants agree to accept the decision as final.

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

  • A current, complete transcript of grades. Grade reports are not accepted. Unofficial or online transcripts must display student name, school name, grades and credit hours for each course and term in which each course was taken.
  • Academic Records (Certificates for International students)

Also as part of your application, one online recommendation form must be submitted on your behalf by 3:00 p.m. Central Time on May 21, 2020.

Your application is not complete unless all required documents are submitted electronically through the Scholarship America Student Hub.

Tuition Discounts Available for NTT DATA Employees

Over 200 colleges in Scholarship America’s Tuition Reduction Network have agreed to discount tuition costs for Scholarship America partners’ employees including NTT DATA. Some schools even discount tuition for employees’ immediate family members! Visit for a list of participating schools and details. You do not need to be an NTT DATA Scholarship recipient to take advantage of these discounts.

NTT DATA has partnered with Scholarship America. Select the button below to be directed to the Scholarship America Student Hub!