• WIT Campus Scholarship Application

We are excited that you are interested in a WIT Campus Scholarship!

Scholarship awards can be up to  $10,000 and are awarded at the June WIT Connect Event.

Important Dates

Please note some important dates:  

  • Application process ends on Sunday, February 16, 2020 at midnight eastern time.
  • Applicants will be notified by Tuesday, March 24, 2020 if they are selected as a finalist.
  • Finalists will be required to participate in a video interview and must be available the week of March 30, 2020. 
  • Finalists will be notified the week of April 13, 2020 if they were selected as a scholarship recipient
  • Scholarship winners will be required to provide a brief interview video by Friday, May 8, 2020 to be played at the June Connect Event
  • Scholarships will be awarded on Thursday, June 18, 2020 at WIT Connect – winners are required to attend the event to receive the scholarship.  Accommodations are not provided.
Eligibility

Eligibility:

  • Must be an undergraduate enrolled in an accredited Georgia College or University with an active WIT Campus program
  • Must be an active participant in WIT Campus
  • Must be currently enrolled in a STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math) related degree program
  • Must be in good academic standing with a 3.0 or higher GPA 
  • Must have at least 24 hours of course work remaining to complete their undergraduate degree program
Requirements

Requirements:

  • Answer and attach responses to the four (4) questions listed below 
  • Attach a letter of recommendation from school faculty member and/or mentor
  • Attach a copy of your most recent grade report or transcript
  • Attach updated Resume
  • Attach professional head shot photo
  • Must be able to attend WIT Connect on Thursday, June 18th, 2020
  • Must be able and willing to represent WIT at speaking engagements when requested
Scholarship Benefits

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 the WIT Connect on Thursday, June 18th, 2020  
  • Recognition on the Women in Technology website, WIT videos, the WIT Campus web page and social media

WIT Campus Scholarship Application

  • Date Format: MM slash DD slash YYYY
  • WIT CAMPUS participation

    List all that apply
  • STEAM Related Activities

    List all that apply
  • Education Details

  • Academic Achievements

    Please list academic and/or professional honors, including scholarships, prices, awards, etc., and dates received.
  • Open Questions

    Please provide a response to the four (4) questions listed below. Failure to respond to all questions will disqualify your application from consideration. Each response should be typed and between 250 - 300 words and attached as a Word or PDF document. Please be sure to include your name and contact information in each response document.
  • How has participation in the WIT CAMPUS program and other STEAM related activities better equipped you to pursue personal and professional goals and prepared you for the workforce?
  • Please describe your career goals and aspirations - where do you see yourself in 5 years?
  • Which female leader in STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts and math) inspires you and why?
  • Tell us about your involvement in WIT Campus and/or the STEAM community and how/where do you give back and help others?
  • Letter of Recommendation

  • Letters should be submitted with the application or can be an e-mailed directly to pduncan@mywit.org. Please be sure the applications name and school are listed on the recommendation letter.
  • Please read and agree to the terms below

    By signing this application (typing your name), 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, video, and on the WIT and WIT Campus web pages and in social media.

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