Diversity in Tech is a huge issue in the industry right now. Gladly, a lot of tech companies are recognizing the need for diversity and inclusivity and are making personal initiatives to increase diverse employees at their company. The Quip Scholarship is one of these initiatives
From the website:
How the scholarship works
The Quip team will choose 10 recipients—5 winners and 5 runners-up—to visit our office in San Francisco for a full day of learning and mentorship with all expenses paid. Each scholarship winner will receive $5,000 and each runner-up will receive $1,000 toward their education.
We’re looking for applicants who:
Are part of a group that has been historically underrepresented in STEM (including but not limited to: Women, Black, LatinX, Native American, first-generation college students, LGBTQ+, and/or people with disabilities)
Have demonstrated interest or declaration of studying computer science or a related field.
Are currently enrolled as an undergraduate or masters student in the U.S. or Canada, graduating in 2019 or later. We are also accepting applications from students who are currently enrolled in or accepted into a full-time, onsite cohort in one of these coding programs.
Interested in applying? Check it out here