A career in technology can be exciting and rewarding, not to mention financially lucrative. However, the path to this career typically includes a college education, which isn't exactly cheap. Technical fields have demanding coursework and in some cases, astronomical course fees. These and other factors can make paying for school even more challenging for technology students. To ensure that these challenges do not become roadblocks, Scholarships.com offers a $1,000 college scholarship for students who plan to pursue a career in technology. And since all you need to apply is a short essay explaining your interest in this area of study, this week's Scholarship of the Week could be one of the easiest steps in your education.
Applicants for the Scholarships.com College Technology Scholarship must be U.S. citizens and either undergraduate students or high school seniors who plan to enroll in an accredited college or university in the coming fall.
Applicants must have indicated an interest in one of the following majors:
- Aerospace Technologies
- Air Conditioning
- Automotive Technologies
- Aviation/Aircraft Technology
- Computer Science
- Computer Technology
- Drafting/Computer Aided Design
- Information Technology
- Information Systems Engineering
- Lighting Technologies
- Mechanical/ Electrical Technologies
- New Media
- Natural Resources Technologies
- Packaging Technologies
- Polymer Technology
- Transportation Technologies
March 31, 2009
A completed Scholarships.com profile and a 250 to 350-word scholarship essay written in response to the question, "What has influenced your decision to pursue a career in technology?"
Further details about the application process can be found by conducting a free college scholarship search on Scholarships.com. Once the search is completed, students eligible for this scholarship award will find it in their search results.
Going to college doesn't have to break the bank or saddle you with tens of thousands of dollars in student loan debt. Check out the Scholarships.com free college scholarship search where you’ll discover you qualify for hundreds of thousands of dollars in scholarships in just a few minutes, then apply and win! It’s that easy!