2019 Bravura/NMTC Scholarships for Women in STEM

THE APPLICATION PROCESS IS OPEN FOR 2019

SCOPE AND INTENT

Bravura Information Technology Systems and the Northeastern Maryland Technology Council (NMTC) are offering four, $5000 scholarships. Scholarships are open to women, graduating from a Harford County or Cecil County school, who will pursue a four-year degree in the fields of Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics (STEM), commencing 2019

Qualified students are asked to submit an essay outlining their visionary approach to using her field of study to affect positive change in the world.

Awardees will be chosen by the Bravura/NMTC Scholarship Committee.

SCHOLARSHIP AWARDS

Up to four, $5,000 scholarships will be awarded, in two halves – $2,500 per semester. Scholarship funds can be used for tuition, room, board, fees, books, and living expenses while pursuing a degree. The scholarships will be administered through a process that provides accountability of the scholarship funds.

The second semester distribution require the awardee to have maintained a minimum GPA of 3.0 and a course load of at least 12 credits. Distribution will be made within 30 days of receipt of her sealed, official transcript. If a STEM degree is no longer being pursued, there will be no disbursement

SCHOLARSHIP DISTRIBUTION

The four Bravura/NMTC scholarships will be awarded to graduating women pursuing a four-year degree in a STEM field, at the college of their choice, as follows:

  • Two scholarships will be awarded to graduating women from Harford County schools.
  • One scholarships will be awarded to a graduating woman from Cecil County schools.
  • One scholarship will be awarded to a graduating woman whose parent is an employee of an NMTC member organization; that organization being in good standing.

STUDENT INPUT REQUIRED

Applicants must submit the following to be eligible for the award, uploaded via the link following the application:

1 – A completed application form, below
2 – Sealed transcripts demonstrating a minimum 3.5 GPA or equivalent, an
academic record verified by transcript and educator recommendation.
3 – Intended STEM field of study in college.
4 – Educator Recommendations (attach two). List educator names/schools.
5 – A photocopy of her valid form of identification showing applicant is a U.S. citizens or permanent legal resident, residing in Harford or Cecil County.
6 – A list of STEM-related activities that demonstrate a true commitment to the
pursuit of a STEM college track.
7 – An essay illustrating how the student would use her area of study to
affect positive change in the world, solve problems, or face global challenges.
Essays must be 300-400 words (please see Women in STEM, for you own
inspiration).

If you are unable to upload all documents in a single, multi page document, please mail to NMTC Bravura/Scholarship, 2021-D, Pulaski Hwy, Havre de Grace, MD 21078

ADDITIONAL STUDENT INPUT HELPFUL IN THE SELECTION PROCESS

  • Colleges applying to
  • Awards and Honors
  • Employment History
  • The student’s chosen will allow themselves to be acknowledged at the NMTC’s annual Visionary Awards Gala in February of the year following the award of their scholarship.

TIME FRAME

  • Scholarship notifications to go out in January 2019
  • Application Deadline: Feb 14, 2019
  • Award: April 1, 2019 with announcement by letter to student
  • Also, where possible, present the award at her High School Awards ceremony
  • Application Form

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