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NTT DATA Scholarship Program
Application status: Closed

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

The program is administered by Scholarship America®, the nation’s largest designer and manager of scholarship and other education support programs for corporations, foundations, associations, and individuals. Eligibility for individual programs is determined at the sole discretion of the sponsor, and eligible applications are reviewed by Scholarship America’s evaluation team.

Applicants to the NTT DATA Scholarship Program must be:

  • Dependent children* of full-time employees of NTT DATA, Inc. 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 application deadline 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 15 SVP 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 late 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, Inc. Payment is made in one installment in mid-August.

Scholarship recipients are selected on the basis of:

  • Academic record
  • Demonstrated leadership and participation in school and community activities
  • Work experience
  • Statement of educational and career 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, Inc. 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)

    NOTE: If you are providing SAT or ACT test scores, and those scores are not listed on your high school transcript, you will need to upload a copy of your test score report(s) separately. If you are uploading a college transcript, those scores are not required.

One online recommendation form must be submitted on your behalf no later than May 21, 2024 3:00 pm Central Time.

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

Tuition Discounts Available for NTT DATA, Inc. 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, Inc. 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, Inc. Scholarship recipient to take advantage of these discounts.

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