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Let Us Invest in Your Future

Looking to pursue a career in technology? Apply now for a CompTIA scholarship and you could be one of get up to $40,000 in scholarships! The CompTIA scholarship program honors aspiring tech professionals who are positively impacting local IT communities. Read on to learn about eligibility, the process and how you can apply to have CompTIA help pay for your education.

2022 Scholarship Program
Accepting Applications
May 1 – July 31, 2022

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*The University Network administers this scholarship on our behalf.
The University Network Terms and Conditions
CompTIA Terms and Conditions

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Eligibility

The CompTIA scholarship program is open to the following individuals:

  • Students currently enrolled in a two- or four-year university or accredited technical or trade school
  • Career changers
  • Participants in government-sponsored workforce programs
  • Applicants must be from the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom or Singapore and pursuing a technology-related field.
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Process

  • Fill out the online scholarship application form
  • Write an essay of 500 words or more on how you are impacting your local IT community, advancing the mission and vision of CompTIA, and/or making significant contributions to the tech industry.
  • Submit!

Past Scholarship Winners

"The ability and power to create through technology excites me and I want to inspire underrepresented communities to get involved in the tech industry."

Methembe Moyo - Lemoyne-Owen College

“The people skills I have learned at Starbucks will translate really well into teaching and helping end users understand technology.”

Jon Pineda - Arizona State University

“As a student I’m not sure I’ve had an impact on the tech industry, but my goal is to become a leader in the security sector and become a CISO within the next 15 years.”

Martin Haller - Western Governors University

“After my honorable discharged from the Army, I realized my duty truly hadn’t ended. I noticed I had a gift for understanding complex details and enjoyed troubleshooting.”

Kenneth Proctor, Jr. - University of Maryland

 

Frequently Asked Questions

Can I nominate a peer for the scholarship?

Unfortunately, only self-nominations will be accepted.

If I have won the scholarship in the past, can I apply again?

Unfortunately, previous winners are not eligible for future scholarships.

Where can I use the scholarship winnings?

Where can I use the scholarship winnings?

Once I apply, how will I know if I have won?

Once the application deadline is reached, all applications will be evaluated and scored by the selection committee. Winners will be identified and notified by September 15, 2022.

 

Apply Now*

*The University Network administers this scholarship on our behalf.
The University Network Terms and Conditions
CompTIA Terms and Conditions

About CompTIA

The Computing Technology Industry Association (CompTIA) is a leading voice and advocate for the $5 trillion global information technology ecosystem; and the estimated 75 million industry and tech professionals who design, implement, manage, and safeguard the technology the powers the world’s economy. Through education, training, certifications, advocacy, philanthropy, and market research, CompTIA is the hub for advancing the tech industry and its workforce.

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