Technology Scholar Program

Scholarship Description

Scholars will be selected on the basis of scholastic achievement and must meet the following guidelines:  * Be a U.S. citizen or U.S. permanent resident and a resident of the State of Connecticut * Be in the senior year at a Connecticut high school at the time of application * Attend an accredited college or university within the State of Connecticut on a full-time basis * Be enrolled in an eligible academic program * Maintain a B average or 3.0 GPA throughout high school and college * Be in the top 20% of his or her graduating class and have scored at least 1000 combined in the Scholastic Aptitude Tests * Must work within the State of Connecticut for two years following graduation   Service Obligation Following Graduation:  Scholars must begin employment in the State of Connecticut within 12 months after receiving their associate’s or bachelor’s degrees.  Automatic extensions for commencement of the employment requirement of up to four years will be granted for those who choose to immediately pursue an advanced degree in the fields of science and technology on a full-time basis.  The Connecticut work requirement will be met if the Scholar meets at least one of the following within five years of graduation:  * Is continuously employed with no breaks in service for 24 months * Completes a total of 3,900 hours of work during a period of time not less than two years nor more than five years immediately following completion of post-secondary education

Year of Need: College Freshman,

Type: Merit Based

Num Awards: Varies

Min Award:

Max Award: 12000

Deadline: 2022-02-01


Sponsoring Organization Connecticut Innovations
999 West Street
Rocky Hill, CT 6067

Contact Person: Technology Scholar Program

Phone: 860-563-5851

Fax: 860-563-4877