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The Association for Women in Computing/Puget Sound Chapter (AWC/PS) will offer two scholarships. In addition, a one-year membership in the AWC/PS is also included for both recipients. The scholarships are as follows:


A) To a woman enrolled in an Information Technology program in a Puget Sound area college. This scholarship is in the amount of $750.

B) To a woman whom is pursuing certification in an Information Technology related topic. This scholarship is 25% of paid tuition, a value ranging from $1400 to $1620, to Capstone Career College for the appropriate career certification. Note that the recipient of this award must qualify for admittance to Capstone Career College, see the Application for details.

The Association for Women in Computing will select the scholarship recipient based on academic performance and merit. Feel free to submit this form along with your seminar evaluation or please submit the other requirements listed below on or before May 31, 2008 to:

Association for Women in Computing
Attn: Education Outreach Chair
P.O. Box 179
Seattle, WA 98111

Eligibility A: College Scholarship Fund

  1. Currently a full time student and re-enrolling for the summer or fall 2008 quarters. A full time student is defined as taking 12 credits or more per quarter as an undergraduate; or taking six or more credits per quarter as a graduate student.

  2. Enrolled in a computer-related degree program.
    Presently completing or already completed 15 credits in the program.

  3. Current grade point average of 3.0 or above.
    Must attend the awards meeting on June 17, 2008 to receive the scholarship.

Eligibility B: Certification Scholarship Fund

  1. Anyone pursuing accreditation in an Information Technology related field in the list of Capstone Career College programs (see the Application for details).

  2. Demonstration of importance of such accreditation to the applicant’s current career path or a demonstrable example of how it would promote her future career path.

  3. Must attend the awards meeting on June 17, 2008 to receive the scholarship

  4. Winning applicant must be enrolled and attending classes prior to September 1, 2008.

About the Scholarships

Donnafaye Carroll was a cofounder of the Puget Sound Chapter of the Association for Women in Computing. These awards are offered in memory of her work to help women further their education in computing.

Help us continue to offer scholarships: donate!

A supplemental scholarship from the Women in Technology Extra Resource Grant, supported by the Cascadia Foundation, is available to help defray the cost of books and reference materials.

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