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    WIT Girls Scholarships

    Pictured, Girl of the Year winners: Bavisha Rajesh (left), Sri Vaishnavi Ghantasala (middle), Shreya Puvvula (right)

The WIT Girls 2021 Scholarship Applications are closed. 

As you begin your college journey, WIT believes in supporting you for all the hard work you have already accomplished. That is why participants of the WIT Girls program will be eligible to apply for a student scholarship!

The WIT Girls Scholarship awards range from $2,500 to $20,000. In 2020, WIT awarded over $100,000 in scholarships. These are awarded to scholarship winners at our June WIT Connect Event.

Please note some important dates:

  • WIT Girls Application Process Opens on 1/4/2021
  • WIT Girls Application Process Closes on 2/26/2021
  • Finalists Notified on 3/24/2021
  • Finalists will be required to participate in a video interview and must be available – Week of 3/29/2021
  • Scholarship finalists will be required to provide a brief interview video to be played at the June Connect Event – Week of  5/10/2021
  • Winner announced and recognized at the 2021 June WIT Connect Event.  Accommodations are not provided

Scholarship Benefits:

The financial scholarship award will be paid directly to your confirmed educational institution.  The scholarship recipient is required to provide the WIT Office the necessary information to make direct payment to the educational institute two weeks in advance of required payment date.

  • Three (3) tickets to and recognition at WIT Connect in June 2021.
  • Recognition on the Women in Technology website, the WIT Girls web page and social media

Eligibility:

  • Active participant in WIT Girls programs
  • Must currently be a Georgia high school senior graduating in May/June 2021, 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 2020/2021

* Note: All scholarship winners will not be eligible to apply for another WIT scholarship until 24 months after their winning. 

Requirements:

  • Answer four (4) essay questions
  • Provide a letter of recommendation from school faculty member and/or mentor
  • Provide a copy of your most recent report card or transcript
  • Attach high resolution professional head shot photo
  • Must be able to attend WIT Connect in June 2021

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
  • Must be able and willing to represent WIT as a WIT Girls Ambassador

Application Process is now closed

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