Spark Scholarships

Spark the technologist within her!

Technovation[MN] is pleased to announce their first ever Spark Scholarships for Technovation[MN] participants interested in further pursuing training in computer sciences or business entrepreneurship. This scholarship is for students who have participated in at least one Technovation[MN] program.

Applications are due April 25, 2019 and awarded May 11, 2019 at the Appapalooza award ceremony.

Spark Senior Scholarship:

$1,000 scholarships for girls and non-binary individuals ages 15-18 (age on Aug 1, 2019)

Spark Junior Scholarship:

$250 scholarships for girls and non-binary individuals ages 10-14 (age on Aug 1, 2019)

A parental consent form must be completed for the application to be considered complete. Scholarships must be used for tuition, training, equipment or any other computer science or entrepreneurial related programs.

[ Applications are closed for 2019 ]

Past Winners

SPARK JUNIOR SCHOLARSHIP

$250 scholarships for girls and non-binary individuals ages 10-14.

Tanishka Shetty – Thanishka wants to make this world a better place by creating technology that will educate. She wants to ensure that everyone has access to clean water.

Fiona Long – Fiona wants to bring science and business programs to schools where there are low graduation rates and where opportunities are not as prevalent. She plans to use this scholarship to purchase her own computer.

Piper Sell – Piper would like to study science and medical conditions, perhaps become a doctor. She wants to build technology for people with disabilities.

Anuska Colongode – Anuska plans to use technology to help find cures for diseases like cancer.

SPARK SENIOR SCHOLARSHIP

$1,000 scholarships for girls and non-binary individuals ages 15-18.

Grace Su – Grace would like to create products like an AI interview-training app to assist the unemployed and use technology to solve inequality.

Anjali Donthi –  Anjali wants to use her computing and technology skills to improve the quality of healthcare, and to further advance the Biomedical science field.

Ilsa Olsen – Ilsa plans to go into mechanical or biomedical engineering and help those that are medically challenged.

Ashley Chen – Four years ago Ashley had no interest in tech. Now she’s a pro with experience in Java, XML, and Stack Overflow. She has overcome many obstacles over the past 4 years and as a result has realized that Technovation really goes beyond making an app.