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Scholarships

The 2022 Scholarship program opens in December 2021. Please see our schedule below for the specific dates.

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Since 2008, we’ve supported our members in achieving their dreams of higher education through our scholarship program. Each year, we're proud to award twelve outstanding members with $5,000 scholarships: five to students with a STEM-focused major, five to students with other areas of studies, and two awards to family members of First Tech employees.

If you’re interested in applying for the 2022 scholarship cycle, please see the schedule below.

2022 First Tech Scholarship Applications
 Application Open Date  December 15, 2021
 Application Close Date  February 22, 2022
 Recipients Will Be Notified  April 2022

Applicant criteria:

  • Be a First Tech member in good standing
  • Plan to enroll or already be enrolled as a full-time student at an accredited institution for the fall 2022 quarter/semester
  • Have a minimum 3.5 cumulative grade point average

Please see our FAQ to answer questions you may have, or please contact Community Engagement.

Scholarship Recipients 2021

We are privileged to continue our tradition of awarding scholarships to members across the country who have showcased their determination, high academic achievement, and involvement in their communities. This year, we awarded $60,000 to the following 12 students, and we wish them the very best in their future careers.

Ashley Liang

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Dartmouth College
Biomedical Engineering

Trinity Nixon

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College of Idaho
Biomedicine and International Political Economy

Kalyani Kukkadapu

K.KukkadapuK.Kukkadapu

University of Washington
Neuroscience

Hannah Smith

H.SmithH.Smith

University of Texas at Austin
Interior Design

Kyler Lawbaugh

K.LawbaughK.Lawbaugh

Oregon State University
Computer & Electrical Engineering

Chloe Moore

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Trinity College Dublin
Political Science

Kristian Hern√°ndez Salazar

K. Hernandez SalazarK. Hernandez Salazar

Grand Canyon University
Robotics/Engineering

Vicky Siah

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Stanford University
Anthropology

Gretchen Rude

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University of Montana
School Counseling

Patrizha Angela Schroth

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Portland State University
Pharmacy

Danielle Butcher-Tucker

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Linfield University
Nursing

Jenee Cozine

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University of San Francisco
Counseling Psychology