Read and follow the instructions carefully prior to submitting your application.
Purpose: To award three deserving students from Broward County Public Schools with a $1,000 scholarship who meet the following criteria:
Must be a program concentrator (minimum of three courses) in Information Technology
Interested in pursuing a college major in Information Technology, Computer Science or Computer Engineering
Attend a South Florida public or private college, university or technical school
Must be a resident or U.S. Resident or Citizen
Minimum of 2.8 GPA
Two letters of recommendation (from a current or former teacher and/or employer)
Interview via internet means, ZOOM, SKYPE or Google Hangout, if deemed appropriate by the Selection Committee
Attend a CIO local meeting for this scholarship recognition
The following criteria will be evaluated and weighted in the selection process but will not restrict applicants meeting the criteria above:
Community service or civic involvement
Internship and/or work experience within the Information Technology industry
Applicant must submit a typed one-page essay. The essay topic is:
What have you learned from your studies in Information Technology that attracts you to pursue post-secondary training in this field? What do you see yourself doing in the field of Information Technology?
DEADLINE FOR APPLICATION AND ESSAY: March 3, 2017
An honorarium of $100 will also be awarded to the teacher of the student submitting the winning application. Winners will be notified by email.