Open to students enrolled full-time in a field of study mutually beneficial to Dominion and the individual, the $2,000 scholarship assists students in achieving their fullest potential. This scholarship opportunity is available to students who have successfully participated as a CIS student, including those who participated in the Carver Promise initiative or attended a Performance Learning Center (PLC).
Program Guidelines & Eligibility RequirementsTo be eligible for consideration, the following criteria must be met:• CIS applicants must currently have a cumulative 2.8 GPA or above on a 4.0 scale.• Performance Learning Center applicants must currently have a PLC 2.0 GPA or above on a 4.0 scale.• At the time of applying, applicants must be graduating high school seniors who either are currently working or graduated after working with a CIS site coordinator.• Scholarship awards will be subject to receipt of the applicant’s final grades and proof of enrollment as a full-time student for the current academic year at a certified credential training program or an accredited two-year or four-year college or university.
CIS of Richmond will accept applications at www.cisofrichmond.org through May 15, 2019. A panel will review all applications.
Applicant’s ChecklistYour application for this scholarship becomes complete and valid only when we have received all of the following materials:• Completed Dominion Technology Fund Scholarship Application• High school transcript (official copy)• Letter of Recommendation• 200 word essay discussing the following prompts 1. How has your background influenced your personal development and perceptions regarding technology? Please include how you would contribute to the workforce of the future by pursing a degree in one of the related technology fields. 2. How will being a recipient of the Dominion Technology Fund Scholarship help you achieve your career goals? 3. Discuss your involvement in and contributions to a community near your school, home, or elsewhere. Explain how your involvement made a difference to others. What did you accomplish?