The Five Pack Creative Computer Science Scholarship for Veterans

Five Pack Creative is proud to announce the Computer Science Scholarship for Veterans, a twice-annual award worth $1,000. This scholarship is open to veterans, as well as spouses and children of veterans, who are interested in pursuing a degree in computer science, computer programming or other related fields.

Members of America’s Armed Forces risk their lives to protect our freedoms, and it’s not a sacrifice Five Pack Creative takes lightly. We also know family members of veterans are often unsung heroes in our communities, staying strong and making the world a better place while their loved one is serving in the military. This scholarship is designed to honor and reward both veterans and their families who want to work with computers and technology.

Deadline:

Spring Semester: December 1

Fall Semester: June 1

Eligibility Requirements

In order to qualify for the Five Pack Creative Computer Science Scholarship for Veterans, you must:

  • Be a veteran;
  • Be the spouse of a veteran; OR
  • Be the child of a veteran.

In addition, you must:

  • Be currently enrolled at or accepted into an accredited postsecondary school
  • Be studying computer science, programming or a related field
  • Submit your application, your most recent transcripts and an essay on one of the topics below.

Essay Topics

Please write a 500- to 1,000-word essay on ONE of the topics below:

  1. How has being a veteran or the family member of a veteran shaped your life goals?
  2. What influenced your decision to study computer science, programming or a related field?
  3. ● In what ways do you believe our society could do a better job supporting veterans and their families?

TERMS AND CONDITIONS:

Scholarship open to veterans, spouses of veterans and children of veterans in the United States who are studying computer science, computer programming and related fields. Applicant must be a student at an accredited postsecondary school, or be accepted into a postsecondary school within 6 months of application. All funds will be dispersed to scholarship recipient’s school within 30 days of being announced as the winner. Scholarship winner is determined solely by our selection committee. All decisions of the selection committee are final.

PRIVACY STATEMENT:

We will not sell, share, or distribute the information you submit with your scholarship application to any third parties. The information you submit will be used only for determining the scholarship recipient and deleted after the selection period.

NON-DISCRIMINATION STATEMENT:

The winner of the Five Pack Creative Computer Science Scholarship for Veterans will be determined by a selection committee set up by a committee at Five Pack Creative. Said selection will in no way be influenced by gender, race, national origin, sexual preference or any criteria other than the meeting of the application requirements and our committees evaluation of the essay attached with the application.

 

Application Form

Mailing Address

Are you a United States Citizen or otherwise authorized to work or attend school in the United States? *

Yes
No

Military Information


Essay Topics

  1. How has being a veteran or the family member of a veteran shaped your life goals?
  2. What influenced your decision to study computer science, programming or a related field?
  3. In what ways do you believe our society could do a better job supporting veterans and their families?

Certification

I hereby certify that all information I have provided in this form and attached materials is true, correct, and complete.