MORRISTOWN, N.J., Feb. 14, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Collabera, a global leader in IT staffing and professional services, announced their commitment of supporting aspiring science, technology, engineering and mathematic students who are looking to pursue a career in Computer Science or Engineering through the 2017 Collabera STEM Scholarship.
As a leading innovator in the IT and professional staffing industry, Collabera understands the importance of STEM and how it makes an impact on the evolving business environment we live in. In order to stay ahead of these upcoming transformations, their main focus is to continue building a strong workforce with top quality IT talent. In order to do so, they are committed in helping the industry's future leaders by forming a concrete foundation and investing in the studies of the next generation of critical thinkers and visionaries.
This scholarship will grant the financial support to three passionate individuals by awarding a $2,500 scholarship to assist in their efforts in pursuing an exciting and rewarding STEM career. The applicants must submit a one page essay answering the following, "Pursuing a career in STEM requires a strong commitment to stay on top of the ever-changing world of technology. As a future STEM leader, what influenced your decision to pursue a career in STEM and how do you think you will make an impact in this industry?" The student who best answers the question will be declared the recipient of the 2017 Collabera STEM Scholarship.
"STEM education is the foundation for building a strong engineering and technology workforce of the future. Collabera recognizes that students in this field face steep challenges in funding their education. Supporting deserving students to pursue their careers in STEM is an initiative we felt can have a larger impact to society, which is why Collabera has decided to offer scholarships that allow these students to pursue their passion. Our goal is to help future STEM leaders of tomorrow with the support they need today to pursue their career. Ultimately, by making this program possible, we are contributing to the new ideas and cutting edge technology that could quite possibly change the world," said Ashwin Rao, Executive Vice President.
The scholarships will be awarded to first-year students who are planning on attending an accredited, public or private, two-year or four-year College or University, in the United States, on a full time basis in the fall semester of 2017. The applicant must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale who plans to pursue a degree in science, technology, engineering, or mathematics. All submissions will be accepted until March 30th.
- National – Open to individuals pursuing a career in STEM across the U.S.
- Redmond/Seattle Region – Open to individuals located within the Redmond/Seattle region who plan on pursuing a career in STEM.
- New York/New Jersey Region – Open to individuals located within the New York/New Jersey region who plan on pursuing a career in STEM.
For more information and a complete set of rules, please visit http://collabera.com/careers-collabera/resources/contests/2017-stem-scholarship/
With more than 12,000 professionals across 10 countries and over 50 offices & 3 Delivery Centers, Collabera offers comprehensive IT and professional staffing and managed services. The company provides Staff Augmentation, Application Development and Management, Infrastructure Services and Managed Services to Global 1000 corporations. They have made focused investments around creating Technology Competency Units in the areas of JAVA, Data Warehousing, Digitization, Mobility, Network Services, Analytics, Cloud and ERP Support.
Collabera has been a leader in IT and professional staffing for over 25 years and is one of the largest diversity staffing firms in the industry. They are known for their high-touch, customer-centric approach, offering their clients unmatched quality, responsiveness, and flexibility. With a high client satisfaction rate, Collabera goes above and beyond traditional staffing services by providing streamlined execution, highly efficient service and exceptional talent management. For more information on Collabera visit http://www.collabera.com
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