ChaTech to Award 21 IT College Students with Record-Breaking Scholarship Amount

ChaTech to Award 21 IT College Students with Record-Breaking Scholarship Amount

Chattanooga Technology Council (ChaTech) is excited to announce 45 applications were submitted for 2019 ChaTech Scholarship Awards, and 21 college students have been selected to receive $1,000 to $1,500 in scholarships. Thanks to a generous grant by Volkswagen Chattanooga, individual donations and support from the 2018 CxO Auction and a contribution from Chattanooga’s DevOpsDay conference, ChaTech will award total of $22,500 in scholarships. The scholarship recipients will be honored at the June Connect event on June 12 at Volkswagen Chattanooga.

June Connect: ChaTech Scholarship Award

Wednesday, June 12, 2019 11:30am-1:00pm

Volkswagen Chattanooga: 8001 Volkswagen Drive, Chattanooga TN 37416

ChaTech Scholars are outstanding students selected by the Scholarship Committee. To qualify, students must be pursuing an information technology degree, maintain a 3.0 GPA or higher, and submit an essay as outlined in the application. Students from these schools are eligible to apply:

Six of these local are represented by the 21 selected recipients. ChaTech is proud to have a robust scholarship program to support strategic goals to invest in the region’s technology talent. “ChaTech works to create a vibrant, diverse and connected technology ecosystem. These scholarships are one way that ChaTech, and our member companies, create a welcoming culture so students will want to start their IT and computer science careers right here in the Chattanooga area,” said ChaTech’s Executive Director, Carla Askonas.

To learn more about ChaTech Scholars and the upcoming June Connect event, please visit chatechcouncil.org.

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