The HostingAdvice.com Future Web Developers Scholarship, awarded annually, is available to undergraduate and graduate students aspiring to attain employment in the IT sector. Eligible majors include tracks of study in a number of computer science-related fields, including, but not limited to, web development, software engineering, digital security, systems management, artificial intelligence, networking, and data analytics, among others.
A grant of $1,000 will be awarded each year to an applicant based on the following criteria: academic excellence as exemplified by GPA, civic involvement, extracurricular activities, and a written essay not to exceed 1,000 words.
To qualify for this scholarship, applicants must meet the following requirements:
- Minimum GPA of 3.5
- Majoring in a computer science-related field
- Must be a U.S. resident
- Must submit an official transcript
- Must be a current or future college student (e.g., high school senior)
- Scholarship must go to tuition purposes (will be paid directly to the university/college)
- Complete an essay for submission (see essay guidelines below)
- Submit a cover letter outlining civic involvement and/or extracurricular activities
Please note the following annual deadlines:
- Due Date: September 30
- Announced: October 31
- Awarded: October 31
Please adhere to the essay guidelines below:
- Essay Topic: How XYZ Technology is Changing the Ways Modern Businesses Operate. This essay will explore how a specific technology or set of technologies (e.g., PaaS solutions, cloud or hybrid infrastructure, blockchain-based applications, etc.) has altered how modern business is conducted and how it is forcing organizations to evolve their approaches to IT to compete.
- The essay should be 500-1,000 words.
- Any resources should be carefully noted and cited appropriately using the MLA format.
- Any plagiarism or fabrication will disqualify the applicant from award disbursement.
- The essay should be written in 12-point font, Times New Roman, double-spaced, 1-inch margins.
How to Apply
To apply, please mail your official transcript and original essay to the following address:
Attn.: Future Web Developers Scholarship
15 SE 1st Ave, Suite B
Gainesville, FL 32601
For more information on the Future Web Developers Scholarship, please submit your inquiry via our online contact form.