Are you a Maker? Attending college?
Announcing Cognizant’s Making the Future college scholarship program. Cognizant is committed to preparing the next generation with the skills they will need to be active participants in a rapidly changing world where new ideas, life-changing breakthroughs, and solutions to challenges yet to be determined, will depend on innovative and creative thinking. This is a design-based scholarship and candidates will be required to submit a 3-minute video of a hands-on project that illustrates both creativity and innovation. The New York Hall of Science will serve as the Chair of the Selection Committee which will also include the Maker Education Initiative, Cognizant and other organizations that support making initiatives. The top 20 projects will each be awarded a $5000 college scholarship.
To access the application and scholarship guidelines including the project specifications visit Cognizant Technology Solutions at: http://www.cognizant.com/makingthefuture. To view award winning projects visit: http://www.facebook.com/makingthefuture . Deadline is March 31, 2013.