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Women in Computing Scholarship

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Pathable Scholarship 2020

Women in Computer Science

Pathable, an event website and mobile conference app developer based in Seattle with offices around the world, is offering its third annual $1,000 scholarship to a female student going into their freshman year of college or a female student who is currently enrolled in a computer science or technology-related degree from an accredited university. The scholarship will be awarded each year in February.

According to the National Center for Women & Information Technology, women earn 57% of all undergraduate degrees, 52% of all math and science undergraduate degrees, 42% of all math and statistics degrees, 40% of all physical science degrees, but only 18% of all computer and information sciences undergraduate degrees. Pathable is seeking to bridge the gap between men and women in computer science related fields.

Number of Available Awards: One per year
Application Due Date: February 15, 2020
Recipient Announced: March 1, 2020

Scholarship Criteria:

  • Must be pursuing a career in computer science or technology-related field
  • Must have at least two semesters of coursework remaining

Required Materials:

  • Online application
  • Official high school or college transcript
  • At least one letter of recommendation
  • Resume or CV
  • Short Questionnaire

Please answer the following questions:

  • What drew you to technology and computer science as a career direction?
  • Describe a relevant project that you have worked on that you found particularly challenging, meaningful and/or rewarding.
  • Where do you see yourself in 5 years?

To Apply: Please fill out the following form. Upon completion, you receive an email that contains a link to download the application and directions on how to submit the application.

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