The Scholarship America, founded in 1958 as a scholarship hub to provide financial assistance to students who are in desperate need of funds to acquire education. Dr. Irving Fradkin came up with these ideas a long time ago to form an organization where everyone could donate at least a dollar for the scholarship fund so that they could help each and every student in the community to study and attend colleges. Today, the Scholarship America Hub is the nation’s largest non-profit private scholarship organization that has to distribute around $4.5 billion to more than 2.8 million students.
Given that, this year, the Scholarship America is presenting to you a scholarship program by the name of “Pega Scholarship Program” for the college students who are pursuing a career in computer science pr technology in the U.S. and other eligible countries such as Canada, Brazil, United Kingdom, The Netherlands, India, Australia. The following scholarship targets students who are currently high school graduates or university students pursuing a degree in computer science, technology, or related field or planning to enroll in part-time or full-time undergraduate study at 2,3, or 4-year accredited institutions for the next semester.
The ultimate purpose of offering this scholarship is to provide support to the students who are from the following groups: Women, LGBTQIA+, Person with Disability, Military Veteran, Indigenous, Native American or Alaskan Native, Asian American, Black, African American, Hispanic, or Latino/Latina, Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander. This is an initiative taken by Scholarship America is to encourage and provide financial assistance to students who have been encountered with any kind of suffering or insult because they fall in the above-mentioned groups. The final recipients of the scholarship program will receive the one-time scholarship amount of $1,500.
Here is a brief description for you concerning the following scholarship:
|Subjects||Computer science, technology|
|Number of Awards||N/A|
|Country||USA, Canada, Brazil, United Kingdom, The Netherlands, India, Australia|
|Application Deadline||Not specified|
|Application Fees||Not required|
|Requirements||No specific requirements|
Who is Eligible?
Following are the eligibility requirements that need to be satisfied for participating in the following scholarship contest:
- College students pursuing computer science or technology degrees in the U.S. and eligible countries around the world are invited to apply.
- Applicants must be current high school/secondary school graduates or current university students pursuing a degree in Computer Science, Technology, or a related field, and must plan to enroll in part-time or full-time undergraduate study at a 2-, 3-, or 4-year accredited institution for the entire next semester.
- Applicants must reside in one of the following countries: USA, Canada, Brazil, United Kingdom, The Netherlands, India, Australia
- All applicants must self-identify with one or more of the following groups: Women, LGBTQIA+, Person with Disability, Military Veteran, Indigenous, Native American or Alaskan Native, Asian American, Black, African American, Hispanic or Latino/Latina, Native Hawaiian, or Other Pacific Islander.
How to Apply?
The interested individuals are required to fill out the application form provided on the scholarship portal and submit it. The application form must be completed by providing all the correct and reliable information.
All the applications will be reviewed and judged, and out of all, the most deserving candidates will be chosen and be announced as the winners. The winner will be awarded the one-time scholarship amount of $1,500.
No deadline is specified. Applications are currently open.