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Michigan Council of Women in Technology Scholarships


Scholarship Value: $5,000
Awards Available: 19

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.

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS:

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.


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Michigan Council of Women in Technology Scholarships
$10,000 College Scholarship for High School and College Students - $10,000
To be Eligible: 1. You must be at least 13 years old and enrolled or will enroll in a college or university in the US. 2. You must be a legal resident of the U.S. or Puerto Rico. The ScholarshipPoints program...
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Be Bold Scholarship - $25,000
The $25,000 "Be Bold" Scholarship is a no-essay scholarship that will be awarded to the applicant with the boldest profile. It takes less than 2 minutes to apply. To us, boldest does not mean "best", or "most...
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$1,000 De Novo Scholarship - $1,000
To be eligible for the De Novo Scholarship: A) You must be at least 13 years old and enrolled or will enroll in a college or university in the US. B) You must be a legal resident of the U.S. or Puerto Rico....
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Nitro Scholarship - $2,000
To be eligible for the Nitro Scholarship you must be: A) A student who is currently enrolled as a high school senior or in an accredited college or university located within the United States; B) A parent who...
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$1,000 Ascend Scholarship - $1,000
To be Eligible for the Ascend Scholarship: 1. You must be at least 13 years old and enrolled or will enroll in a college or university in the US. 2. You must be a legal resident of the U.S. or Puerto Rico....
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