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The Betsy Y. Justus NC TECH Founders Scholarship was established in memory of NC TECH's founding CEO. Following her passing, NC TECH launched a scholarship to support young women in North Carolina who pursue an academic and career path in Technology or Engineering.  Every year, two students are selected to receive a $4,000 scholarship ($1,000 per year) and a personal computer provided by Lenovo.  NC TECH accepts applications in April-May each year.

ELIGIBILITY

  • Rising female college freshman, re-entry or transfer student, enrolling for undergraduate course work at an accredited institution of higher learning located in North Carolina.  Must qualify for North Carolina resident status for tuition purposes.
  • Cumulative grade point average of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.
  • Must declare a technology or engineering major and demonstrated interest in pursuing a related career.

APPLICATION PROCESS

A complete applications includes:

Application + Essay Questions 

  • Transcript (Note: Transcripts to be sent directly to NC TECH by your current/most recent academic institution, or if sent by the applicant, must be sent in a sealed envelope and stamped or signed by school official across the seal.)
  • Proof of Acceptance (Applicant must provide acceptance as a rising freshman, re-entry or transfer student at an accredited institution of higher education in North Carolina).
  • Letter of Recommendation (Applicant must have a faculty member, academic advisor, or community leader submit a recommendation letter directly to NC TECH, or if sent by the applicant, must be in a sealed envelope and signed by writer across the seal.)

 

2019 Recipients

Chloe Hawes

Hometown: Asheville, NC
University: NC State University
Major: Engineering with Mechanical Intent

Cynthia Rios

Hometown: Garner, NC
University: NC State University
Major: Computer Science

2018 Recipients

grace rudiak

Grace Rudiak

Hometown: Raleigh, NC
University: NC State University
Major: Computer Engineering

madilyn rhoney

Madilyn Rhoney

Hometown: Randleman, NC
University: NC State University
Major: Engineering

2017 Recipients

rachel jacobson

Rachel Jacobson

Hometown: Clayton, NC
University: NC State
Major: General Engineering

anna mattapallil

Anna Mattapallil

Hometown: Matthews, NC
University: NC State
Major: Civil Engineering

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