The Powerline Group has the aim to financially support creative individuals with a passion for technology who want to make a difference in the world and inspire those around them.
The Powerline Group is offering two separate computer science, technology, or software development scholarships — one to an individual attending a Long Island, NY college/university and the other to any student nationwide.
The winner will receive a total of $5,000 which can be used only for the tuition payment.
This is an extremely attractive scholarship so if you believe that you can get it, you should get familiar with the qualification that can make you a qualified candidate for the award.
If you are wondering who can apply for this award, you should know that to be eligible for the Long Island Scholarship, all applicants must:
- Be currently enrolled or intend to be enrolled and/or accepted as a full-time student in an undergraduate program at an accredited Long Island, NY college/university.
- Be pursuing a degree in one or more of the following, or closely related, fields: computer science, technology, software development
- Have excellent academic achievements
- Demonstrate a passion for computer science and technology
Ineligible application forms will not be taken into consideration.
How to Apply
Make sure you are familiar with the application timeline.
The application period opens on November 1st and finishes on May 1st.
Just like the committee has determined the eligibility requirements, there are certain application requirements as well.
The lucky finalists will be selected based on GPA, coursework, creativity, and thoughtfulness and the best one among them will get the award.
Each applicant must submit:
- Documentation proving that they are currently enrolled as a full-time undergraduate student
- Documentation showing their intent to be enrolled as a full-time undergraduate student
- Records displaying their most recent GPA and course work
- A short essay, which should not be longer than 1,000 words or creative presentation explaining why they are pursuing a future in their field and what they hope will come of it. Were they inspired by a book, movie, article, event, person, device, etc.?