The Progress Women in Tech Scholarship Series
Launched in 2019 with the founding of the “Progress Mary Székely Scholarship for Women in STEM”, the Progress Women in STEM scholarship series has continued to expand its support for women pursuing studies in computer science, computer information systems, software engineering and/or IT.
Today, the Women in STEM scholarship series includes:
- Progress Mary Székely Scholarship for Women in STEM: A
$10,000four-year renewable scholarship granted to a Massachusettswoman, including someone who identifies as a woman, who plans to study computer science, computer information systems, software engineering and/or IT. Progress also granted one-time $1,000scholarships to each of the four remaining finalists not selected.
- Women in Tech Scholarship at
American Universityin Bulgaria: An annual donation of $12,500for female students with outstanding academic performance studying computer science, information systems or mathematics.
- New in 2021: The Progress Software Akanksha Scholarship for Women in STEM in
India. This is a $2,000four‐year renewable scholarship to cover tuition, fees and educational expenses for women pursuing an undergraduate degree in computer science, computer information systems, software engineering, and/or IT. The application process is now open. Click here to learn more.
2021 Recipient of the “Progress Mary Székely Scholarship for Women in STEM”
Progress is proud to announce
Gavriela was one of many highly qualified, inspiring women that applied for the 2021 scholarship. She is a
Outside of school, Gavriela volunteers, assisting the elderly in her community, teaching English as a Second Language (ESL) to immigrant adults and volunteering to support early education. Gavriela also helped Spanish-speaking residents with voter registration during the last presidential election. In addition, Gavriela completed internships in website design, search engine optimization and teaching children computer programming. Last year, she was the worthy recipient of two awards: the Jose Ricardo and
“The best and most innovative ideas come from people with rich and diverse life experiences,” said Progress CEO
The Women in STEM scholarship series is part of the Progress for Tomorrow Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) program. To learn more about Progress for Tomorrow, click here. Read the company’s 2020 Corporate Social Responsibility Report or explore career opportunities at www.progress.com/careers.
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