Spark Scholarships 2020

Spark the technologist within her!

Technovation[MN] is pleased to announce the second year of accepting applicants for the 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 May 6, 2020, and awarded by June 1, 2020. Winners will be contacted via email.

Spark Senior Scholarship:

$1,000 scholarships for girls and non-binary individuals ages 15-18 (age on Aug 1, 2020)

Spark Junior Scholarship:

$250 scholarships for girls and non-binary individuals ages 10-14 (age on Aug 1, 2020)

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 may be found here

Past Winners

2019 Junior Winners

$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.

2019 Senior Winners

$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.