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2019 WIT GIRLS Scholarship

2019 WIT GIRLS Scholarship

We are excited that you are interested in our WIT Girls Scholarships! Scholarship awards range from $2,500 to $20,000. 

Please note some important dates:  

-       Application process ends on Friday, March 8th at 5:00 p.m.

- Applicants are notified if they will be interviewed by Thursday, March 21st at 5:00 p.m.

-       Applicants interviewed are notified of their status on Monday, April 15th

-      Scholarship recipients are announced on Thursday, June 20th at WIT Connect

Eligibility:

-     Active participant in WIT Girls programs

-     Must currently be a high school senior, planning on majoring in a STEAM field

-     Must be in good academic standing with a 3.0 GPA or higher

-     Attended at least 1 WIT Girls program in 2018 or 2019.

Requirements:

-     Answer 3 of the 4 essay questions

-     Provide a letter of recommendation from facility and/or mentor

-     Provide a copy of your most recent report card or transcript

-     Attach high resolution head shot

-     Must be able to attend WIT Connect on Thursday, June 20, 2019

Criteria:

-     Demonstrates interest in STEAM fields

-     Actively engaged in WIT Girls events, creating a positive impression of the WIT Girls community

-     Demonstrates leadership in STEAM-related activities

Award:

-    Scholarship award payable to your accepted and confirmed school of choice

-    Three (3) tickets to and recognition at WIT Connect on Thursday, June 20, 2019   

-    Recognition on the Women in Technology website, the WIT Girls web page and social media 

 







Please list the WIT GIRLS events you have attended during the 2017/2018 school year?
Please list academic and/or professional honors, including scholarships, prizes, awards, etc., and dates received.






Open Question Section 

Please complete three of the four essay questions. Each essay should be typed between 250 - 300 words, attached as a Word or PDF document and contain your name and contact information.

Please describe your degree of commitment to pursue a college education in a STEAM field and what area you are you interested in pursuing.
2. How has participation in the WIT Girls program impacted your view of STEAM and better equipped you to pursue future/life goals?
Please describe your career goals and aspirations – where do you see yourself in 5-10 years?
What does Girl Power mean to you and why is it important for women in technology?
Please upload one letter of recommendation from faculty and/or mentor.  Letters should be submitted with the application and can be an e-mail from facility and/or mentor or a note on school letterhead.

By signing this application, I agree that to the best of my knowledge, all of the above information and the additional documents submitted are correct, and I agree to allow Women In Technology (WIT) and their affiliated programs the use of my name and images for promotional purposes in print, on the WIT and WIT GIRLS web pages and social media.

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