Women Undergraduate Scholarships: The BlackBerry® Scholars Program is a global four-year scholarship program for outstanding women entering their first year of undergraduate study at an accredited college or university.
The Blackberry Scholars Program for female undergraduates globally is now open to students entering their first year in a field of study involving Science, Technology, Engineering or Math at an accredited four-year college or university, and display an interest and/or aptitude in the mobile computing space.
Women Undergraduate Scholarships - Worth of Awards
The scholarship award includes full tuition for 4 academic years, and will be awarded at the beginning of the school year.
The Scholarship does not cover room and board, other living expenses, books or materials fees, transportation, or other costs not included in tuition.
Up to ten (10) Awards will be granted by BlackBerry in accordance with the selection criteria described below.
Women Undergraduate Scholarships - Eligibility Criteria
All applicants to The BlackBerry® Scholars Program must be female and age 18 or older (or the equivalent age of majority where you live). If the applicant is a minor, consent for participation in the program and acceptance of the Award is required from their parent or legal guardian at the time of application for the Program.
The Program is open to U.S. and non-U.S. students worldwide.
Applicants must be entering as a full-time first year undergraduate in the next academic year at an accredited college or university and planning to pursue a course of study majoring or concentrating in the fields of Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics.
Transfer between Science, Technology and Math programs will not affect payment of the award, however BlackBerry must be notified prior to any transfer.
Women Undergraduate Scholarships - Terms and Conditions
The Recipient must remain an active, full-time student, enrolled in an undergraduate program in Science, Technology, Engineering or Math related fields at all times during the academic years of the Award.
The Recipient must remain in good academic standing and maintain a grade point average of 3.0 or higher (or local equivalent) in order to maintain the award or forfeit the remainder of the Award.
Recipient will be required to submit a current academic transcript following the end of each academic year, as will be detailed in the terms and conditions.
Through the four years of study covered by the Award, the Recipient must use a BlackBerry® smartphone exclusively (to be provided by BlackBerry) and must participate in various BlackBerry "Keep Moving" projects, training, networking opportunities and mentoring programs identified by BlackBerry, and may be responsible for written materials from time to time as may be requested by BlackBerry.
All written work product and blog entries will become property of BlackBerry.
An internship at BlackBerry may be required for one three (3) month period during third or fourth year of study, with all related living and travel expenses associated with the internship to be paid by BlackBerry.
Payment of the Scholarships will be made directly to the college or university in which the recipient is matriculated and enrolled on an annual basis before the start of each school year.
Any tax implications for the Scholarship will depend on the tax law where the individual Recipient resides and may also depend on the policies and procedures at the college or university where the recipient has matriculated.
Women Undergraduate Scholarships - How to Apply
Applicants for the women undergraduate scholarships are to make sure they provide the necessary items before starting the application process.
Below are the items they need to provide during the application process. All applicants must ensure that they provide all document as there is no way to save or resume their application at a later time once the process has begun.
Please also note that after an hour of inactivity, the form will time out.
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