“To have the ability to provide support and encouragement to so many promising young women is a privilege,” said VIP CEO, Jonna Ward. “I’m excited that the WITS program is able to help further their education and interest in IT.”
WITS 2016 offers multiple scholarships of up to $2,500 per recipient to women pursuing a career in computer science, information technology (IT), management information systems, computer engineering, or another related field. Applicants must be enrolled at, or accepted to, a two or four year college or university in the United States for the 2016 school year. Candidates will be assessed based on the following criteria:
- Academic Performance
- Major Relevancy and Career Path
- Community Service and Extracurricular Activities
- Leadership Experience and Qualities
Submissions will also be evaluated based on applicant essays, which require candidates to define and offer meaningful solutions to specific local or statewide information technology problems. For more information on VIP’s 2016 WITS program, or to apply for the scholarship, please contact WITS@trustvip.com or download the application here. The deadline for submissions is March 7, 2016.
Visionary Integration Professionals (VIP) empowers client success through the delivery of technology solutions, management consulting services, and integrated learning. VIP Performance Delivery Solutions® help clients strengthen business and mission outcomes and drive operational effectiveness by merging the right strategy, people, and processes with forward-thinking technologies. VIP has the mature infrastructure and proven processes of a large business, combined with the agility and attention to detail often provided by small companies. This unique position allows VIP to provide world class yet customized solutions that meet clients’ individual needs. Since 1996, VIP has delivered measurable results for over 1,000 federal, state and local, and commercial organizations. VIP has offices across the U.S., including its corporate headquarters in Reston, VA.