SteelKiwi Scholarship Program

Scholarship Description:

Scholarship Description:

SteelKiwi is an international software development company that specializes in creating web and mobile applications. We’re establishing an annual scholarship program to provide one $1000 award to a diligent and curious student looking to pursue a college degree in Computer Science or another computer-related field.

Applicants will be evaluated based on their academic performance, technical accomplishments, and the content and creativity presented in their scholarship applications. Apply for the student scholarship now to get a hand with your college education.

Application Process:

Application Process:

  • Application period: 1 February 2018 - 1 August 2018
  • The winner will be notified on: 3 September 2018
  • Application form: Link
  • Scholarship rules: Google Doc
     

 

Eligibility:

Eligibility:

  • Applicants must be high school juniors or seniors or college/university students continuing as full-time undergraduates in fall 2018.
  • Applicants must be planning to attend or already attending an accredited four-year college or university in the United States, Canada, or Europe with a declared major in computer science, computer engineering, or a closely related technical field.
  • Applicants must be full-time students and carry a minimum overall GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.
  • Apart from these formal terms of eligibility, applicants should demonstrate strong leadership skills and have a passion for technology and software engineering.

Submission Requirements:

Submission Requirements:

To enter the SteelKiwi Technical Scholarship competition, you need to:

  • Fill out the online application form.
  • Upload an official transcript, a current resume or CV (if you have one), and proof of college or university enrollment (if applicable).
  • Submit a letter of reference from a STEM instructor who has either taught or counseled you on your path of learning.

Additionally, you need to complete one of the following tasks:

  1. Write a 1,200-word proposal for a new mobile application that you would personally be excited to develop.
  2. Write a 1,200-word essay describing what you believe to be the next most impactful innovation in the world of technology or specifically in the field of software engineering.

By submitting an application, you agree that SteelKiwi may use your name and publish your written submission on our blog for promotional purposes.

Reasons for Disqualification:

Reasons for Disqualification:

If you fail to abide by the following scholarship rules, you will be disqualified:

  1. All written tasks should be done by you only. This is a one-person grant, so we want you to do the work yourself.
  2. Don’t plagiarize. We want to see your real thoughts and ideas, which would be impossible if you copied someone else’s work.

If you would like more information about the SteelKiwi Scholarship terms and conditions, please don’t hesitate to contact us at scholarship@steelkiwi.com