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Cognizant Accelerate Diversity Scholarship Program

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The Cognizant Making the Future scholarship program recognizes today's inspiration as tomorrow's innovation. The goal of the scholarship program is to expand the pool of students in the Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) fields. This is a project-based scholarship and candidates will be required to submit a video of a project they have made that illustrates both creativity and innovation.


Students are eligible to submit a project for consideration if they are:
-- Pursuing a career in a STEM field.
-- A citizen or legal permanent resident of the United States.
-- Eligible to enroll or currently enrolled at a two or four year accredited college or university with a full course of undergraduate study or a vocational-technical school.
-- A student in good academic standing with a minimum of a 2.5 grade point average.

Terms of Award:

Award amounts are $5,000. The award will be payable to the institution earmarked for the account of the student. The award is non-transferable and the recipient may not receive cash.

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