Allen S. Blackhall - Pay It Forward Scholarship Application

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Allen Scott Blackhall - Pay It Forward Scholarship
Application Period (2021):

Award Amount:
There will be two award winners from each application period. Each award winner will receive $500.
Students with the following qualifications are eligable for the award:
  • Any High school or College Student
  • Resides in the United States
  • Maintains a GPA of 3.25 or higher
Applicants will complete and submit an essay of 500-2000 words on the following topic:
  • Article Topic: Discuss how you think information technology could be used to make a positive impact in your community.
  • Make sure to outline the issue you hope to resolve, how the technology solution would help the problem, and the potential benefits of impelmenting that solution.
  • Make sure to follow the formatting guidelines for your submission as well.
Application and essay must be submitted by 12/31/2021 to be eligable for the 2021 award. The 2022 application period will begin on 3/1/2022.
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