Our scholarship program encourages talented female students to continue their higher education and ultimately help Michigan become the No. 1 state for girls and women in technology
Applications will be accepted October 1, 2018 at 12:00 a.m. through January 31, 2019 at 11:59 p.m.
In 2018, we awarded scholarships to 19 recipients; those scholarships had a value of $115,000. Since 2006, we've provided 135 women with scholarships totaling more than $1 million. Retention of women in tech majors in college is below 10 percent in general; among MCWT scholarship winners, that rate is over 90 percent.
A) Current Michigan resident
B) United States citizen
C) Female student with a GPA of 3.0 or better
D) Enrolled (or will be enrolled) full-time in a Michigan university
Applicant must be able to provide documentation showing she meets these requirements.
WE AWARD SCHOLARSHIPS AND GRANTS TO WOMEN PURSUING TECHNOLOGY CAREERS:
Annual awards up to $5,000, with a possibility of renewal, awarded to high school seniors through college juniors. At least one award annually is awarded to a high school senior who has been active in an MCWT Girls Exploring Together - Information Technology (GET-IT) club.
QUALIFIED MAJORS/DEGREE PROGRAMS
Each applicant must be enrolled during the grant period in a full-time undergraduate or graduate degree program in a majors such as information systems, computer science, computer engineering, software engineering, computer information systems, digital forensics and software engineering. This is not a complete list, but rather serves to provide examples. Applicant must maintain program requirements and will be subject to verification.