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Nested Bean “Next Level” Scholarship


  •  Open to all Marketing, Design & Analytics students (marketing, communications, advertising, graphic design, industrial design and data analytics)
  • Must be currently enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program at a verified college or university in one of the eligible majors/programs

How to Apply:

  • Submit a minimum 800-word essay describing a time you took a project, assignment, task, or idea to the “next level.”
    • Tell us how you took advantage of the opportunity to stand out and exceeded expectations. What was the result of your efforts?
  • 2. Submit the project, assignment, task, or idea that you featured in your essay for our review.
  • Offer 3 professional references with their name, position, contact information, and relationship to you or your project.
  • Send all submissions, reference list, and the following information to

    – Full Name & age
    – Phone number & email address
    – The University/College you are enrolled in
    – Which year of university you are in (First Year, Sophomore, Junior, Senior)
    – What major or program you are currently enrolled in
    – Expected graduation date
    – What you plan to use the Nested Bean Next Level Scholarship for

Further submission guidelines can be found on the scholarship’s website.

Big Data Science & Analytics Bi-Annual Scholarship


Any students pursuing undergraduate- or graduate-level degrees in any of the following fields:

  • Business Analytics
  • Data Science
  • Computer Science
  • Information Systems

How to Apply:

Scholarship essay entries must be received on or before the date of the deadline. All scholarship essays must be submitted through the application form at the bottom of this page. Only one entry per person will be accepted. Multiple entries will disqualify you from this scholarship.

All scholarship essays must:

  • Be written in English
  • Answer this year’s essay contest question
  • Be between 800 and 1,000 words long, excluding works cited
  • Contain standardized citations and bibliography, if needed

Further submission guidelines can be found on the scholarship’s website.

STEM Lights Me Up Scholarship


  • Must be a full-time or part-time student at an accredited University or be a high school student during the 2019-2020 school year.
  • Must be or planning to be majoring in a STEM field.

How to Apply:

  • Write a 1,000 word essay of the following question:
    • “What lights you up about STEM?”
  • Then make sure to visit the scholarship website and fill out the online application.

Pathable Scholarship 2020 Women in Computer Science

Scholarship Criteria:

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

How to Apply:

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?

Required Materials:

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

Further submission guidelines can be found on the scholarship’s website.