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HotelPlanner Graduate Technology Scholarship for Military Veterans


Scholarship Value: $1,000
Awards Available: 10

The HotelPlanner Scholarship Program was designed to provide financial assistance to veterans of the United States military, along with the spouse/partner and children of U.S. military veterans, who are pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree related to technology.

HotelPlanner recognizes the incomparable commitment made by the brave men and women of the military who fight to keep the country safe. As such, it is committed to support those individuals who choose to pursue a college degree and are in need of additional funds to help defray the costs of higher education.

As the leader in booking group and individual hotel travel online, technology is at the heart of everything HotelPlanner does and critical to the success of its business. Similarly, companies, governments and military operations around the world are increasingly dependent on those who understand and work with technology. This scholarship is intended to grow the pool of qualified individuals by helping to make their education in technology a reality.

Recipients

Awarded to ten applicants (veterans or veteran's spouses/partner and children) seeking a graduate education in an accredited degree program related to technology.

Awarded to ten recipients, two times per year - $1,000 each. Recipients may re-apply as long as they continue to meet the requirements. Funds will be issued via check made payable to the institution and mailed to the recipient's mailing address on file.

Deadlines & Notifications

Summer - Apply by August 15th / Notified by September

Fall - Apply by December 15th / Notified March

Eligibility

A) The scholarship is open to legal residents of the United States only

B) Applicants must be at least 16 years of age

C) Applicants must be enrolled in an accredited post-secondary academic institution in the United States

D) If you are not a legal resident of the U.S. or a U.S. territory, are under 16 years of age, are not enrolled in an accredited post-secondary academic institution in the United States, or are from a jurisdiction which prohibits this type of contest, you are not eligible to participate

E) If you are under the age of 18, you must have the consent of your parent or legal guardian to participate your parent or legal guardian must read and agree to these terms and grant you permission to participate. If you are under 18 years old and do not receive consent from a parent/legal guardian you are not eligible.

Criteria based on

A) Financial need

B) US military service, or the spouse/partner or child of someone who has served.

C) Acceptance to an accredited undergraduate or graduate degree program related to technology.

D) Exhibiting interest in a career related to technology, communicated through a 500-word or less essay submitted by applicant.

Essay Details

In 500 words or less, HotelPlanner would like each applicant to describe:

A) What they plan to achieve during their educational pursuit in technology

B) If/how their experience in the military has driven their interest in the field

C) Their financial need

D) Exhibiting interest in a career related to technology, communicated through a 500-word or less essay submitted by applicant.


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