The Western Digital Scholarship Program
The Western Digital Scholarship Program, established in 2018, aims to support the education of future scientists, technologists, engineers, and mathematicians, including the dependents of Western Digital's workforce. The program awards scholarships with the goal of encouraging and assisting students pursuing higher education. Here are the key details about the scholarship:
Scholarship Type: One-time scholarship awards
- The scholarship is for underrepresented and underprivileged students.
- Applicants must be majoring in a STEM curriculum for a B.S. degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics, or Science (excluding agricultural sciences, health, and other life sciences).
- Students must be enrolled as full-time undergraduates at an accredited four-year college or university.
Maximum Award: The maximum award per recipient is $5,000, and students can receive a maximum of two awards throughout their academic career.
- The application process for the Western Digital Scholarship Program typically opens in January.
- The application deadline is in early April.
Eligible Countries: The scholarship is open to students enrolled in accredited four-year colleges or universities in the following countries:
- United States
Purpose: The scholarship program aims to assist and empower students pursuing degrees in STEM fields, specifically computer science, engineering, mathematics, or science. By offering financial support, Western Digital encourages underrepresented and underprivileged students to pursue their academic and career goals in these disciplines.
For more detailed information about eligibility, application instructions, and deadlines, please visit the Western Digital Scholarship Program's official website. The program provides valuable opportunities for students seeking to further their education in STEM fields, contributing to the growth and diversity of the scientific and technological workforce.
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