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Xerox Technical Minority Scholarship

Scholarship Provider: Xerox
Application Deadline: 09/30/2012
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.

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 Chemistry
          o Information Management
          o Computing & Software Systems
          o Material Science
          o Printing Management Science
          o Laser Optics
          o Physics
          o Material Science
          o Engineering (Chemical, Computer, Electrical, Imaging,
             Manufacturing, Mechanical, Optical, or Software)
Scholarship Amount: 1,000-10,000
Scholarship Website: http://www.xeroxstudentcareers.com/why-xerox/scholarship.aspx
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
Awards Given: 101+
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/2012-2013-tech-minority-scholarship-app-updated-11-2-11.pdf

Step 2: Have the Financial Aid Office complete the bottom portion of the application.

Step 3: Attach a copy of your resume. The scholarship website contains a sample format that meets their requirements.  Please review the sample at: http://www.xeroxstudentcareers.com/docs/resume.pdf

Step 4: Submit the information listed above to the PRIMARY CONTACT address listed below.

Frequently Asked Questions

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?

Winners and non-winners will be notified by December 31st. Individuals not selected to receive an award are eligible to submit another application for the next year

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

Primary Contact: Xerox Technical Minority Scholarship Program
150 State Street, 4th Floor
Rochester, NY 14614
Email: xtmsp@rballaince.com
Secondary Contact: D. Garvin Byrd, Corporate Human Resources, College Relations Manager Xerox Corporation
200 Westgate Parkway
Westgate Parkway II, Suite 104
Richmond, VA 23233
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