Citrix Scholarship

Administering Organization: Triangle Community Foundation

Purpose

Citrix is renewing its commitment to diversity and partnering with Triangle Community Foundation to support students at historically black colleges and universities in the Raleigh-Durham, North Carolina area who are interested in pursuing STEM careers. Citrix sees a great need for diverse candidates in computer science and related STEM fields and hopes to foster future talent through scholarship support and connection with mentors at Citrix currently doing work in the field.

Criteria

In order to be eligible to apply, students must:

  • Be currently enrolled or planning to enroll in the upcoming fall semester at North Carolina Central University, Shaw University, or St. Augustine’s University
  • Be currently majoring in or intending to major in a STEM and/or computer science field
  • Express an interest in and commitment to a career in computer science and/or STEM field
  • Demonstrate family financial need
  • Demonstrate academic merit

Amount

Awards will be valued at $5,000 per academic year, renewable for up to four years, for a total award of up to $20,000 per student. Payments will be sent each semester and the student must maintain at least a 2.5 cumulative grade point average and submit a short report at the conclusion of each semester in order to receive renewal payments. Scholarships can be used for tuition, required fees, textbooks, room and board and one-time computer purchase at North Carolina Central University, Shaw University, or St. Augustine’s University. Payments will be sent directly to the school, not the student.

Application Deadline

June 1st, 2018

How to Apply

Application forms must be submitted using the Foundation’s online system.  You will be prompted to create a profile, upload a completed application form and attachments, and provide the name and email address of your recommender.  Recommenders will be notified by email through the system and will be asked to submit their recommendations online on or before June 1st, so we encourage you to start your online application as soon as possible.  Transcripts must be uploaded online or postmarked by June 1st and mailed to:

Triangle Community Foundation
Attn: Citrix Scholarship
PO Box 12729
Durham, NC 27709

Please note that only complete applications submitted through the online system will be accepted. If you have questions regarding the application please contact us prior to the application deadline.

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Questions?

Sarah Battersby

Scholarships & Donor Services Officer
Phone 919.474.8370 ext:4015
Email sarah@trianglecf.org