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AISES Intel Growing The Legacy Scholarship Program (2020-2021)

Eligibility:

  • Must be majoring in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, and Mechanical Engineering. Considerations may be made for students pursuing Chemical Engineering, Material Science, and Physics.
  • Students must be a U.S. citizen, enrolled full-time at an accredited college/university, and be pursuing a bachelors, masters, or doctoral degree.
  • Must have a 3.0 or higher cumulative GPA.
  • Applicants must be: an enrolled citizen or a decedent of an enrolled citizen of a federal or state recognized American Indian Tribe or Alaska Native Village; or Native Hawaiian or decedent from a Native Hawaiian; or Pacific Islander or decedent from Pacific Islander; or Indigenous person of Canada. Enrollment documents and/or a copy of birth certificate(s) showing descendancy from an enrolled citizen, Indigenous group of Canada, Native Hawaiian, or Pacific Islander are acceptable. Applicant may also, instead, provide a copy of their Certificate of Degree of Indian Blood or Certificate of Degree of Alaska Native Blood (CDIB) card.

How to Apply:

  • Essays: Students are required to submit 2 essays, up to 300 words each. These essays are an important part of the scholarship review process.
    • ​For undergraduate and graduate students:
      • Essay Prompt 1: Technical Skills: Describe your technical skills (i.e. Hardware, Software, etc.) and associated work, research and/or project experiences that would be relevant in sharing with a technical company.
      • Essay Prompt 2: Leadership Skills: Describe your leadership skills and/or experience(s)?
    • For Native Next Generation (college Freshman) students:
      • Essay Prompt 1: Please share a personal statement that highlights your background, academic achievements, and interests. Include information on courses taken and any honors or advanced placement courses. Talk about what motivates and challenges you intellectually and what impact you hope to have in your community and/or profession.
      • Essay Prompt 2: What activity or activities (cultural, community-related, occupational, academic, athletic etc.) most clearly reflect your character? Please describe your participation. Why is participation in this activity or these activities important to you?

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