• WIT Girls Scholarship Application

We are excited that you are interested in our WIT Girls Scholarships!

Scholarship awards range from $2,500 or more and are awarded at the June WIT Connect Event.

Important Dates

Please note some important dates:  

  • WIT Girls Application Process Closes on 2/27/2020
  • Finalists Notified on 4/3/2020
  • Finalists will be required to participate in a video interview and must be available - Week of 4/20/2020
  • Winner Notified of Selection - Week of 5/4/2020
  • Scholarship winners will be required to provide a brief interview video to be played at the June Connect Event - Week of  5/11/2020
  • 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 Requirements

Eligibility:

  • Active participant in WIT Girls programs
  • Must currently be a high school senior, planning on majoring in a STEAM field
  • Must attend a Georgia high school or be enrolled in a Georgia home school program
  • Must be in good academic standing with a 3.0 GPA or higher
  • Must have attended at least 1 WIT Girls program/event in 2019/2020
Requirements

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 head shot
  • Must be able to attend WIT Connect on Thursday, June 18, 2020
Criteria

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

WIT Girls Scholarship Application

  • Date Format: MM slash DD slash YYYY
  • WIT GIRLS Participation

    Please list the WIT GIRLS events you have attended during the 2019/2020 school year?
  • 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.
  • Please describe your degree of commitment to pursue a college education in a STEAM field and what area you are you interested in pursuing.
  • How has participation in the WIT Girls program and other STEAM related activities 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?
  • 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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