Scholarship Overview

This scholarship is awarded annually to eligible students. Participating WiTT sponsors offer a $2,500 scholarship and a summer internship to a female student pursuing a degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or a related field. WiTT matches the scholarships so that each student receives a total of $3,500.  Each student will be awarded a paid summer internship from participating companies. She will receive the scholarship in the fall semester following successful completion of the internship.

To be eligible for consideration for this scholarship, candidates must meet the following criteria:
  • Pursuing a degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or related field as a full-time undergraduate student
  • Preference will be given to a student with an overall minimum 3.0 grade point average on a 4.0 scale
  • Have completed 60 credit hours
  • Students receiving the scholarship will be qualified for renewal if they continue to meet all other criteria for an additional semester or a total of 2 semesters
  • Recipients of these scholarships must be eligible for participating companies' Summer Internship Program and must be available to participate.
APPLICATION MATERIALS

Applicants will need to submit the following materials in order to be considered:
  • A completed application
  • A resume
  • An unofficial transcript
  • A maximum 500-word essay describing their career goals, how the scholarship and internship would advance those career goals, and why they wish to pursue their career in Middle Tennessee
Please note that the application process also requires that you formally apply for the internship via partnering companies' websites. Incomplete submissions will not be considered. If you have any questions regarding the application process, please contact scholarships@wittn.org.

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* 1. Contact Information

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* 2. Institution Information

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* 4. Please upload your resume.

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* 5. Please upload your unofficial transcript (PDF only).

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* 6. Please upload your essay.

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* 7. Please indicate which internship program(s) you plan to apply to:

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* 8. I understand that, upon submission of this application, my contact information will be shared with the parties associated with this scholarship and internship opportunity and that I may be contacted directly by the companies participating in the program.  Other information may be requested in order to receive an internship.  I also acknowledge that the information on this application is accurate.

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