CBT Nuggets Scholarships

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CBT Nuggets is committed to empowering the development of learners of all ages - including those currently enrolled in high school, or in their first year of college. One of the biggest challenges facing many new college students is the cost of education. CBT Nuggets is here to help!

Program Overview

Graduating high school seniors or first-year college students are invited to submit application materials for the CBT Nuggets annual scholarship. Students should be interested in mathematics, computer science, engineering, or other fields related to the information technology industry.

Selection of award recipients will be based on academic eligibility, likelihood of pursuit of a career in information technology, and the quality of the essay. Successful candidates will be notified by email by January 5, 2016. Selected students will have the opportunity to reapply for the scholarship in subsequent years.

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Application Essay

Candidates must submit an 800-1600 word essay on an emerging technology and its potential to change the world. Successful essays will be well-written, original, and provide appropriate citations for any references used.


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Quick Facts

  • Up to five (5) scholarships in the amount of $1,000 (USD)
  • Minimum high school GPA: 3.3
  • Scholarships awarded annually
  • Application deadline: December 1, 2015
  • Scholarships to be awarded by January 5, 2016 (notification via email)

Eligibility Requirements

  • Applicants must be graduating high school seniors or first-year college students
  • Applicants must have earned admission to an accredited four-year college or university
  • Applicants must have a minimum high school GPA of 3.3 or college GPA of 3.0

Who We Are

CBT Nuggets provides training to IT professionals across the globe. We are renowned for providing innovative training that is informative, meaningful, and engaging.

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