Why is Kinetix Offering this Scholarship Program?

Kinetix understands that the demand for skilled professionals in Information Technology (IT) and Computer Sciences in Michigan has never been higher. As a Michigan leader in IT services and support since 1991, we realize the need for a highly educated and specialized workforce. However, pursuing a degree in IT often comes with financial challenges that can hinder the dreams of many aspiring students. This is where Kinetix’s “The Future of IT” scholarship program can assist the next generation of IT and Computer Science professionals.

Bridging the Financial Gap

Encouraging Innovation

The cost of tuition, textbooks, and specialized software can be overwhelming for many students and their families. The Kinetix Scholarship Program can help bridge this financial gap.

Innovation is at the heart of the IT industry. Our goal is to have our scholarship program empower students to pursue innovative ideas and projects without being constrained by financial limitations.

Addressing the Skills Gap

Strengthening the IT Community

As technology continues to advance rapidly, there is a growing gap between the skills demanded by the IT industry and the skills possessed by graduates. Our scholarship program is aimed at helping address this gap by attracting and supporting talented students who can bring the latest skills and knowledge to the workforce.

Scholarships not only benefit individual students but also contribute to the overall strength and resilience of the IT community. By investing in the education of promising students, organizations, and institutions foster a sense of community and shared responsibility. We hope that “The Future of IT” scholarships offered by Kinetix will help strengthen the IT community.

Full Eligibility Requirements

Qualifications:

  • Applicant must be enrolled in a Michigan college, university, or institution.
  • Applicant must be enrolled in an information technology or computer science program. See Accepted Programs
  • Submit a photograph waiver form (found on www.kinetixinc.com/scholarships).
  • Provide a copy of student ID or proof of attendance (only if selected as an awardee).

Scholarship Details and Specifics:

  • Scholarship awards will be paid directly to the awardee’s institution only.
  • Each scholarship is for $1000.00.
  • This is a one-time-only scholarship per person.
  • This scholarship will not pay student loans.
  • Deadline is June 30, 2024, 5:00 PM EST.
  • Scholarships will be announced on, or before, July 8, 2024.

How to Apply

The application process is simple.  Take a photo of yourself (or selfie), include the hashtags #kinetixITscholarships and #FutureIT, then post it to one of your social media outlets listed below.  Please note, that your social media post (not profile) must be set to public.

  • Facebook
  • Instagram
  • X (Twitter)
  • Instagram

Insert your post link in the "Social Media Link Share" area below, check the photo waiver box on this page, then fill out the short application form.  That's it! 

 

We would be honored if you liked/followed us on the platform you submitted your photo.

What Happens Next?

All applicants that have correctly submitted their photo with hashtags, completed the application form, and checked the photo release waiver form will be entered into a random drawing to be held between July 1-July 5, 2024.  The random drawings will be posted on all Kinetix social media platforms (Facebook, X, Instagram and LinkedIn) and all winners will be notified via email on July 8, 2024.

Application Form