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vCORE Women in Technology Scholarship Program
Application status: Closed

vCORE Technology Partners has established a scholarship program for women who reside in Arizona, California, Colorado or Hawaii who are current high school seniors planning to pursue a degree in Computer Science or Information Technology at an accredited two- or four-year college located in the state of residency.

vCORE Technology Partners provides enterprise-class IT solutions & services in cloud & automation, modern infrastructure, networking, IT security and managed services and ranks among North America’s elite IT firms for technical expertise.

Headquartered in Scottsdale, Ariz. and with offices across the U.S. and Canada, vCORE has enjoyed industry-leading growth since its launch in 2010. Clients include multibillion-dollar media companies, major health-care providers, financial institutions, technology giants, data centers and others.

As vCORE has defined its mission to be a force for good in our industry and the world, this scholarship program is intended to encourage more women to pursue career paths in information technology and computer science.

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, age, disability, or national origin.

Applicants must meet all of the following criteria:

 

  • Identify as female.
  • Be residents of Arizona, California, Colorado, or Hawaii.
  • Be current high school seniors attending a high school in their current state of residency.
  • Plan to enroll in full-time undergraduate study pursuing a degree in Computer Science or Information Technology at an accredited two-year or four-year college or university in their current state of residency for the entire upcoming academic year.

Award Amounts

If selected as a recipient, the student will receive an award of $2,500. Four (4) awards will be granted with one recipient being selected from each state.

Awards are renewable up to three years or until a bachelor’s degree is earned, whichever occurs first, on the basis of satisfactory academic performance in a Computer Science or Information Technology major.

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-May.

Payment of Scholarships

Scholarship America processes scholarship payments on behalf of vCORE Technology Partners. Payments are made in one installment 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.

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

vCORE Technology Partners has partnered with Scholarship America. Selecting the button below will redirect you the Scholarship America Student Hub!