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ScholarshipsX
Records Found: 81
posted on:21/07/14
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University of the People (UoPeople) is the world’s first non-profit, tuition-free, accredited, online university. It is dedicated to opening access to higher education globally for all qualified individuals, despite financial, geographic or societal constraints.

The University does not charge students for classes, study materials, or for annual enrollment. Applicants are only charged a non-refundable $10-$50 Application Processing Fee and a $100 Exam Processing Fee per end-of-course exam. For those individuals who are unable to pay these fees, UoPeople offers a variety of scholarships. There are two scholarships specifically for women, the HP Scholarship and the Intel Haitian Women Scholarship.

UoPeople offers four degree programs: Associate (2 years) and Bachelor (4 years) degrees in Computer Science, and Associate and Bachelor degrees in Business Administration.  Scholarships are available for both Associate and Bachelor degrees.

How to Apply: UoPeople accepts all high-school graduates who have internet access and can prove sufficient knowledge of the English language. Applicants are invited to apply for these exciting scholarship opportunities.  Applicants should first complete the UoPeople online application. Upon admittance to UoPeople, applicants will be invited to submit a request for financial aid from one of our scholarships.  Don't miss this incredible opportunity - apply today!

Scholarship Application Deadline: five terms per year, for more details please visit our academic calendar

 

posted on:09/07/14
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This scholarship encourages students of good academic standing to pursue a Computer Science Degree.  Applicants also must be members of the Association for Women in Computing and/or the Society for Women Engineers. 

WAAW offers African Girls STEM camps, scholarships, and mentoring for African women in STEM fields.

In India and the United States, Women Enhancing Technology (WeTech) links girls and women to technology scholarships, training, mentors, and internships in preparation for technology careers.  In Africa, WeTech provides seed grants to women’s groups and individuals striving to support women and girls in computer science.

posted on:08/07/14
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The Women in Technology Scholarship program, sponsored by Visionary Integration Professionals (VIP), offers scholarships to women pursuing a career in computer science, information technology, management information systems, or other related fields. 

The scholarship program offers multiple scholarships of up to $2,500 for women attending or planning to attend a two- or four-year college within the United States.  Submissions are due in early March.

The Women’s Engineering Society (WES) carries out the following activities:

  • Provides the Doris Gray Scholarship for women studying engineering in Scotland who intend to study or are studying an HND, Degree, or PhD in Scotland, who have financial difficulties beyond the normal circumstances, and who intend to work as an engineer in Scotland/the UK after completion of their course
  • Awards the annual Karen Burt Memorial Award to encourage women to reach Chartered Engineer Status (nominations are due at the end of July)
  • Hosts the WES Female Student Conference: Engineering Inspiration, 14-15 November, at Aston University Birmingham
  • Holds a National Women in Engineering Day (NWED), 23 June
  • Helps set up student networks
  • And has cluster groups which hold local events