5 Scholarships for Online Information Technology Students

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Information technology as a specialized industry is taking off with great career opportunities awaiting candidates with the right mix of credentials. Starting or completing your bachelor’s degree in information technology can be a big investment of both time and money; however, you will receive a big payoff in the future because college graduates are more likely to see increased earning potential and better job placement outcomes than those professionals who enter the job market with just a high school diploma. Scholarships can help alleviate the cost of college tuition, and King University accepts various forms of financial aid for our online information technology degree, including scholarships.

Betty Stevens-Frecknall Scholarship

This annual national scholarship is awarded to students seeking an information technology degree from an accredited college or university.

Eligibility requirements: Applicants must be a declared computer science/CIS/MIS/IT major with an overall and major GPA of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale (or equivalent. Applicants must have satisfactorily completed at least one full semester of college (12 semester hours or equivalent). They must be enrolled as a full time (12 semester hours or equivalent) undergraduate student at an accredited institution in the United States. Finally, they must be a US Citizen or US Permanent Resident.

Visit www.edfoundation.org/bettystevensfrecknallscholarship for more information.

Kevin Jetton Service Scholarship

The Kevin Jetton Service Scholarship, a national scholarship that is awarded annually, supports university students seeking an education in an accredited degree program related to information technology. Exceptional service to fellow IT students/professionals plays a major role in the selection process for this scholarship.

Eligibility requirements: Applicants must be a declared computer science/CIS/MIS/IT major with an overall and major GPA of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale (or equivalent). They must be a student who has satisfactorily completed at least one full semester of college (12 semester hours or equivalent). They must be enrolled as a full-time (12 semester hours or equivalent) undergraduate student at an accredited institution in the United STates. And they must be a US Citizen or US Permanent Resident.

Visit www.edfoundation.org/kevinjettonscholarship for more information.

William R. Reaugh Scholarship

The William R. Reaugh Scholarship, a national scholarship that is awarded annually, supports university students seeking an education in an accredited degree program related to information technology. Exceptional service to fellow IT students/professionals plays a major role in the selection process for this scholarship.

Eligibility requirements: Students must be a declared computer science/CIS/MIS/IT major with an overall and major GPA of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale (or equivalent). They must have satisfactorily completed at least one full semester of college (12 semester hours or equivalent). They must be enrolled as a full-time (12 semester hours or equivalent) undergraduate student at an accredited institution in the United States. Finally, they must be a US Citizen or US Permanent Resident.

Visit www.edfoundation.org/williamreaughscholarship for more information.

SWE Scholarships

SWE Scholarships provide financial assistance to women admitted to accredited baccalaureate or graduate programs, in preparation for careers in engineering, engineering technology and computer science.

Eligibility requirements: Only candidates who identify as female are eligible to apply. Undergraduate/community college applicants must be planning to study an ABET-accredited program in engineering, technology, or computing in the upcoming academic year. More requirements can be found here.

Eli Lilly and Company/BDPA Scholarship

The purpose of the Eli Lilly and Company/Black Data Processing Associates (Lilly/BDPA) Scholarship is to recognize outstanding minority students, with an interest in Information Technology, who make significant contributions to society. Lilly/BDPA Scholars will be awarded a one-time $2,500 scholarship that may be used to pursue an Information Technology focused degree at an accredited four-year college or university of their choice.

Eligibility requirements: Each applicant must be a graduating high school senior or current college student in good standing. They must be an active member of BDPA, and have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher. Additional requirements may be found here.

Funding Your Information Technology Future

Information technology scholarships can provide much needed financial assistance for tuition and other costs associated with earning a college degree. King University accepts many forms of financial aid and will work with you to create a manageable payment plan so you don’t have to put off your earning a degree any longer. For those seeking to enter our online Bachelor’s in Information Technology, these opportunities can provide a pathway to an exciting and in-demand career.