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Intertech Foundation STEM Scholarship

One of the Intertech Foundation’s focuses is the inspiration of young people towards the building of science, engineering, and technology skills. To further that pursuit, the Foundation has announced its 2020 STEM scholarship for students interested in pursuing careers as professional software developers. This opportunity helps current college students or college-bound high school seniors who have excelled in the areas of Math and Science and plan to pursue college studies in the field of computer science.

This non-renewable scholarship* (only awarded for one year to any scholarship recipient), in the amount of $2500, will be available for college or high school applicants starting January 1st, 2020. To be eligible, the student must possess:

  • Cumulative high school or at least one full year of college GPA of 3.3 or better
  • An intent to study computer science
  • Currently enrolled at or accepted to an accredited college or university within the US (not required at time of application)**

Important Scholarship Dates

Date Applications May Begin Deadline for Applications Deadline for Mailed Documents Selection Deadline 2020 Recipient Notified
January 1st, 2020 March 10th, 2020 March 17th, 2020 May 10th, 2020 May 15th, 2020

Apply

Students must submit the following (only complete applications considered):

  • Official school transcript from current and prior institutions, including high school (SENT DIRECTLY FROM STUDENT’S SCHOOL(s) to the Intertech Foundation. (emailed transcripts will not be accepted)**
  • Resume defining work experience and extracurricular activities
  • Two letters of recommendation (one of which should be from a Math or Science teacher familiar with the student)
  • Copy of official college/university acceptance letter (not required at time of application)***
  • 350 to 500-word essay describing the students work ethic and what they hope to accomplish in the "real world" after graduation from college

A Grant committee comprised of the Intertech Foundation Board of Directors will judge and select one recipient from the applicants based on the overall strength of their essays and application materials compared to the entire applicant pool.

Factors playing into the selection include:

  • Academic record
  • Work history
  • Leadership
  • Community involvement
  • References
  • Essay

Scholarship Award:

The $2,500 scholarship award will be in two equal payments of $1,250, each made directly to the student’s college or university at the beginning of each semester. The scholarship recipient must maintain a minimum of 3.3 GPA during the first semester to receive the second payment. The scholarship recipient’s school must provide:

  • Proof of the student’s GPA after the first semester
  • Proof that the student is in good standing and is enrolled for the upcoming semester
  • Receipts for each check received from the Intertech Foundation on the student’s behalf.

 

Scholarship Notes:

Scholarship not available to children of Intertech employees

** Intertech Foundation, 1575 Thomas Center Dr, Eagan, MN 55122

*** Proof of acceptance to an accredited college or university within the US must be presented by winning student before receiving grant funds.

Update

Our 2020 STEM Scholarship is closed for applications. Please check back in early 2021!

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Scholarship Frequently Asked Questions
Q: Where should my recommendations be sent?

A: You or your recommenders can upload your recommendations on our recommendation page. When you submit your application you’ll receive a confirmation email with this URL as well that you can forward on to people writing a recommendation for you. They will need the email address you used when you submitted your application.

Q: Can recommendations be emailed?

A: Our preference is that recommendations are uploaded via our website (instructions in answer above) but alternatively, they can be emailed to scholarship@intertech.com.

Q: Where does my school send my transcripts?

A: Transcripts can be sent to:

Intertech
Attn: Scholarship Administrator
1575 Thomas Center Drive
Eagan, MN 55122

Q: How do I ask questions?

A: If this page does not answer all of your questions, you can submit a question to scholarship@intertech.com. Please review this page thoroughly before submitting a question. Questions will typically be answered within two business days.

Q: How do I apply?

A: This page contains all the details you’ll need on how to apply for the Intertech STEM Scholarship.

Q: Can international students apply?

A: Only students that are enrolled at or accepted to an accredited college or university within the US are eligible to apply.

Q: When is the deadline to apply?

A: Up above on this page has all of the deadline details.

Q: Can I apply after the deadline and still be considered?

A: No, only applications received via our website prior to the deadline will be considered.

Q: Do transcripts need to arrive before the deadline date?

A: If transcripts are post-dated prior to the deadline date they can arrive after the deadline.

Q: Will all applicants be notified of their application status when a winner is selected?

A: No, we only will be notifying and making contact with the winner of the STEM Scholarship.