AUBURN HILLS — Could you or someone you know benefit from a scholarship from the Michigan Council of Women in Technology?

The MCWT Foundation is accepting applications for its 10th annual university scholarship and laptop grant program aimed at encouraging female students to pursue technology degrees and certifications at the college level.

It is open to women of all ages.

The program offers:
* one high school senior scholarship ($20,000);
* one high school senior/GET-IT program member scholarship ($4,000);
* one undergraduate-level scholarship ($15,000);
* one graduate-level student scholarship ($15,000) currently enrolled or who will be enrolled in technology program college and university courses; and
* three laptop grants.

Through the scholarship program, the MCWT Foundation helps women pursue educational goals and become leaders in Michigan’s technology industry. Since our first competition in 2002, MCWT has given away $562,000 so that women can pursue their technical interests. MCWT’s corporate partners realize the benefit of advancing women in the field. It’s through their support that MCWT has been able to continue this program, making an impact on more women year after year.

Applications are due by Jan. 31 to be considered for the 2013 fall semester. Award amounts are listed on the applications, which can be accessed by visiting MCWT’s scholarship page. Each form also lists applicant eligibility requirements.

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