Friday, April 23, 2021

Apply for a Minnesota Technology Association Foundation scholarship by Saturday, May 15

The Minnesota Technology Association (MNTech) Foundation is accepting scholarship applications from Minnesota undergraduate students in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) disciplines. Scholarships range from $2,500-$5,000. Applications are due by Saturday, May 15.
Apply for an MNTech scholarship!

The Minnesota Technology Association  (MNTech) Foundation is accepting applications scholarships from Minnesota undergraduate students in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) disciplines.

Awards range from $2,500 to $5,000 and can include internship opportunities at MNTech member companies. MNTech supports diversity in this application and award process.

The application deadline is Saturday, May 15, 2021.

Eligibility requirements
  • Applicants must be pursuing an undergraduate degree in a STEM field or in STEM teaching.
  • Only students with sophomore through senior academic status in the current school year may apply. Sophomore status may include students who have achieved this status through advanced placement (AP) credit or post-secondary options (PSEO)s.
  • Applicants must be enrolled at an accredited, Minnesota-based higher education institution.
  • Scholarships will be awarded in the fall term of 2021 and presented to recipients at MNTech’s Tekne Awards in November. Students must be enrolled at time of award.
Special circumstances
  • In addition to traditional STEM fields, health science majors whose studies will not lead to participation in direct patient care are welcome to apply.
  • The scholarship is open to international students, but preference is given to students who intend to work in Minnesota after graduation.
  • Past scholarship winners are eligible to re-apply as long as they meet the rest of the requirements listed.
  • Most scholarships are supported by the MnTech Foundation, while some are sponsored by Minnesota technology companies and organizations. Past sponsors have included Thomson Reuters, CenturyLink, RBA Cares, ILM Consulting, Keyot, and Women Leading in Technology.
In addition, sponsor-supported scholarships in specific areas are available. Previously, scholarships in areas including computer science, STEM education, data science, women in STEM, underrepresented populations in STEM, and women in computer science have been awarded.

The application form and more detailed information are available on the MNTech website.

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