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Solidigm Next Gen Scholarship Program
Deadline to apply: June 6, 2022 3:00 pm CT

At Solidigm, our organizational goal and purpose is to expand the possibilities of data that fuel human advancement.  We know that in order to achieve that purpose and reach our goals, we need to support each of you, our incredible team members, with benefit programs that address you and your family’s personal and professional needs.

Grounded under our core value of ‘partnership’, Solidigm has partnered with Scholarship America®, the nation’s largest designer and manager of scholarship, tuition assistance, and other education support programs for corporations, foundations, associations, and individuals to help children of our team members further their education via a competitive scholarship program that will help contribute toward the cost of post-high school (post upper secondary school) studies at accredited universities or institutions.

Eligibility for individual programs is determined at the sole discretion of the sponsor, and eligible applications are reviewed by Scholarship America’s evaluation team. Awards for this scholarship are granted to eligible recipients without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sexual orientation, gender, disability, or national origin.

Applicants to the Solidigm Next Gen Scholarship Program must:

  • Be dependent* children, age 26 and under of team members in all Solidigm locations.
    *Dependent children are defined as biological, step- or legally adopted children living in the team member’s household or primarily supported by the team member.
  • Be high school seniors/students in their final year of upper or higher secondary school, graduates, current technical, CEGEP or college/university undergraduate students.
  • Plan to enroll in fulltime undergraduate study at an accredited two- or four-year college, university or vocational-technical school (or equivalent) or CEGEP institution for the entire upcoming academic year.
  • Enrollment in the United States will be twelve (12) credit hours or above per term or the equivalent per the school’s requirements. For students outside the United states,  will consider eligible enrollment at the discretion of the university, college, or vocational-technical school. Students must plan to enroll for the entire academic year.

Grandchildren are not eligible except in the situation where Solidigm’s team member is the legal guardian.

Children of Solidigm contract workers, interns or students and Solidigm C-Suite/Executive-level team members are ineligible.

Awards

If selected as a recipient, the student will receive a $4,000 award. Up to twenty {20} awards will be granted. The award payments will be issued in U.S. dollars (USD) by check (U.S. and Canada) or wire transfer. Awards are not renewable, but students may reapply to the program each year they meet eligibility requirements.

Awards are for undergraduate study only.

Notification

All applicants will be notified in July.

Payment of Scholarships

Scholarship America processes scholarship payments on behalf of Solidigm. Payment is made in August.

Selection of Recipients

Scholarship recipients are selected on the basis of academic performance, demonstrated leadership and participation in school and community activities, a statement of career and educational goals and objectives, and unusual personal or family circumstances.

Academic evaluation will include a review of the grade/mark average based on the grading system used in the applicant’s country and a review of the results of academic examinations.

Financial need will be considered. Awards will be made based on merit and on financial need. Assuming there are qualified applicants, at least 50% of awards will be granted to students who demonstrate financial need. The other 50% of awards will be granted based on merit, regardless of financial need.

Selection of recipients is made by Scholarship America. In no instance does any officer or team member of Solidigm play a part in the selection. Not all applicants to the program will be selected as recipients. All applicants agree to accept the decision as final.


As part of your application, you must upload the following:

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

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.

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

Solidigm has partnered with Scholarship America. Selecting the button below will redirect you to the Scholarship America Student Hub!