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Xerox Technical Minority Scholarship
|Description:||Xerox is committed to the academic success of all minority students. That's why we offer a Technical Minority Scholarship that awards between $1,000 and $10,000 to qualified minorities enrolled in a technical degree program at the bachelor level or above.
Who is eligible?
Applicants must be academic high-achievers (3.0 or better GPA). Applicants must be US citizens or visa-holding Permanent Residents of African American, Asian, Pacific Island, Native American, Native Alaskan, or Hispanic descent. They must be enrolled as a full time undergraduate or graduate student in any of the following technical fields:
o Information Management
o Computing & Software Systems
o Material Science
o Printing Management Science
o Laser Optics
o Material Science
o Engineering (Chemical, Computer, Electrical, Imaging,
Manufacturing, Mechanical, Optical, or Software)
|School Type Requirement:||Four Year College
|Applicant Class Requirement:||Entering First Year Undergraduate or Freshman or Sophomore or Junior or Senior or Entering Graduate Student or Current Graduate Student
|Minority Status Requirement:||See other comments below
|Citizenship Requirement:||U.S. Citizen or U.S. Permanent Legal Resident
|Length of Award:||Renewable
|Minimum GPA:||3.0 or better|
|Other Comments:||How can I apply?
Follow these four steps to apply:
Step 1: Complete the top portion of the application available at: http://www.xeroxstudentcareers.com/docs/2011-2012_Tech_Minority_Scholarship_App_updated_v3_2-18-11.pdf
Step 2: Have the Financial Aid Office complete the bottom portion of the application.
Step 3: Attach a copy of your resume.
Step 4: Submit the information listed above to the address listed below
under PRIMARY CONTACT INFORMATION
Will I receive a confirmation that the program office has received my application?
Each applicant will receive an acknowledgement letter mailed to the applicant's listed address.
How will I know if I have been selected to receive a scholarship award?
Scholarships will be awarded at the end of December of each year. Recipients of the current year scholarship will receive a letter announcing the award. Individuals not selected to receive an award will not be notified. Therefore, if you do not hear from us by the end of December announcing your selection for an award, you are not an award winner. Individuals not selected to receive an award are eligible to submit another application for the next year. All qualification criteria must be met for the succeeding year's application period. 2009-2010 Recipient List
I am entering my first year of college, how will you consider my GPA?
The application makes note that the high school GPA will be considered for first year college students.
I am in transition from my undergraduate university to graduate school. Which school should I have fill out the financial aid section of the application form?
The institution to which you have been accepted, in this case, the graduate school. If you have not been accepted, apply after acceptance. Most schools will confirm acceptance prior to September 15.
When will acknowledgements confirming receipt of application be mailed?
By October 15th
Scholarship Opportunity Contact Information
Xerox Technical Minority Scholarship Program
150 State Street, 4th Floor
Rochester, NY 14614
D. Garvin Byrd, Corporate Human Resources, College Relations Manager Xerox Corporation
200 Westgate Parkway
Westgate Parkway II, Suite 104
Richmond, VA 23233