WeTech Qualcomm Global Scholarship

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Notes: The 2000$ grant to support your education and 6 month virtual mentorship with Qualcomm make this a must apply scholarship.
WeTech Qualcomm Global Scholarship
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Applications Close (Apply here)
Deadline Jan 2, 2018

Introduction

About WeTech Qualcomm Global Scholarship

The WeTech Qualcomm Global Scholars Program awards scholarships (2000$ grant) to female university students in China, India, Taiwan and South Korea and matches each scholar with a mentor from a Qualcomm global or U.S. office in order to support and encourage the young women to succeed in their chosen fields.

About WeTech

Institute of International Education(IIE) is a non-profit organization that in collaboration with governments, foundations and other sponsors, creates programs of study and training for students, educators and professionals from various sectors.

IIE’s Women Enhancing Technology Consortium(WeTech) works with a range of partners to build a healthy pipeline of girls and women in tech fields by linking them to opportunities that will inspire, engage and support them for entrance and success in high-paying tech careers.

Deadline

The applications are open till January 2, 2018. Apply here

Deadline to submit recommendations has been extended to January 12, 10:30 PM IST.

Important Dates

Date Event
November 15, 2017 Application Opens
January 2, 2018 Applications Close
January 12, 2018, 10:30 PM IST Deadline for submission of Recommendations
Early February 2018 Award winners announced
March – August 2018 6-month virtual mentorship

Reward

  • Monetary Support: 2000$
  • 6 Month virtual Internship with a mentor from Qualcomm.

Eligibility

  1. Applicant must be female
  2. Applicant must be a citizen of India or South Korea
  3. Applicant must be able to communicate in English
  4. Applicant must be a current undergraduate student in her second or third year of studies at an accredited university in the participating country
  5. Applicant must be seeking a degree in Engineering, Computer Science, Information and Communication Technology (ICT) or other STEM-related fields
  6. Applicant must be able to demonstrate leadership potential in their chosen field (recommendation letters will be required)
  7. Applicant must be willing and available to participate in a 6-month virtual mentoring program from March to August 2018

Application

Process

To complete the application, you will require the following

  1. General Information about you
  2. Answers to essay questions
  3. Resume/CV
  4. University Transcripts - You may merge the mark-lists from the first year of college to current academic year to a single document and upload it.
  5. Two Recommendations of which one must be from a college professor. You are only required to enter the details of your recommenders in the application form, post which they will receive a separate email to share the recommendation letters. This is the only formality from your end. However, do remember to follow up with your recommenders and ensure that they submit their recommendations before Jan 10.

Electronic Signature - You should be writing your full name as in the application in places where a signature is asked for.

NB: Don't forget to save your application from time to time. The 'save and continue' button is on the dark blue bar in the top of the application form.

Resources

  1. Application Walkthrough -- Video explainer of the application
  2. Application Checklist
  3. Copy of the WeTech Scholarship application --You may use it as a workbook before filling in the actual application form. This is advised since it is easy to edit and share your application draft.
  4. Copy of the form your Recommenders are required to fill -- You may request them to have the fill-in responses in the document and then transfer it to the original form, the link to which will be emailed to them by the WeTech team.

Previous Winners

No Name College City Email Winning Application Live Year
1 Pooja M College of Engineering, Trivandrum Trivandrum poojachaithram@gmail.com Pooja's application Pooja's live 2015
2 Megha Ben College of Engineering, Trivandrum Trivandrum meggy2benny@gmail.com Megha's Application, Resume Megha's live 2015
3 Aparna Av College of Engineering, Trivandrum Trivandrum avaparna39@gmail.com Aparna's application Aparna's live 2015
4 Arya Murali GEC, Thrissur Thrissur hello@aryamurali.com Arya's application, Resume Part 1, Part 2 2015
5 Jeshvi T Vinoji Model Engineering College Kochi jeshvitvinoji.mec@gmail.com Jeshvi's live 2015
6 Fausya Amalh Model Engineering College Kochi fausyaamalh@gmail.com Fausya's Live 2015
7 Remya Prakasan Model Engineering College Kochi remyaprakasan.mec@gmail.com Remya's live 2015
8 Anjali Thomas Model Engineering College Kochi anjalithomasmm@gmail.com Anjali's Application and Resume Part 1, Part 2 2015
9 Meghna Mariam alias Model Engineering College Kochi meghnamariamalias.mec@gmail.com -- Meghna's live 2015
10 Gopika S Jayan Model Engineering College Kochi gopikasjayan.mec@gmail.com -- 2015
11 Aliya Anil Model Engineering College Kochi aliyaanil.mec@gmail.com 2015
12 Kavita R Model Engineering College Kochi kavitarp.mec@gmail.com 2015
13 Nimisha Chinnu Jose NIT Calicut Pathanamthitta nimishachinnu@gmail.com Nimisha's application,Resume 2015
14 Parvathy R Pillai NIT, Calicut Chengannur parvathypillair1995@gmail.com 2015
15 Deepthi NP SCT College of Engineering, Trivandrum Trivandrum deepthipillai96@gmail.com Resume Deepthi's Live 2015
16 Nimisha P S SCT College of Engineering, Trivandrum Trivandrum nims1512@gmail.com -- Nimisha's live 2015
17 Harsha Kulkarni RV College of Engineering, Bangalore Bangalore hnkulkarni1109@gmail.com Harsha's live 2015
18 Soumya Mahalakshmi A RV College of Engineering, Bangalore Bangalore a.soumyamahalakshmi@gmail.com 2015

Support

You may reach us at volunteers@rethinkfoundation.in for assistance.

Disclaimer: WeTech is the official authority hosting this opportunity and NOT Rethink. Should you wish to reach the WeTech team directly, please write to them in their support email listed in References section below

References

  1. Official website
  2. WeTech's twitter id: @WeTech_Global
  3. Official Support email: wetechqualcomm@iie.org

To Do

Completion of the following items will see this wiki through to completion. If you wish to volunteer for to any of these tasks, would be happy to have you working with us. Do assign one item to yourself, mark your name against it and start working away Do also inform us by writing in to v@r (volunteers@rethinkfoundation.in) Should you wish to have guidance on any matter as well, do write in to v@r

Task Number To Do Contributer
Critical Tasks
1 WeTech Application Walkthrough Pheba Anna Philip
2 Identify the program coordinator for WeTech Qualcomm Global Scholarship
3 Fb live with program coordinator of WeTech Qualcomm Global Scholarship
4 FB live with Aliya Anil Joys Maria
5 FB live with Anjali Thomas Anjali P A
6 FB live with Arya Murali Arya Murali
7 FB live with Deepthi NP Alma Anvar
8 FB live with Fausya Amalh Irene George
9 FB live with Gopika S Jayan Aiswarya Karunan
10 FB live with Jeshvi T Vinoji Adithya Murali
11 FB live with Kavita R Rajeswari P S
12 FB live with Megha Ben Ajuma K
13 FB live with Meghna Mariam alias Adithya Murali
14 FB live with Nimisha Chinnu Jose Amalu Susan
15 FB live with Nimisha P S Brahmadatta M R
16 FB live with Parvathy R Pillai Deepthi A V
17 FB live with Pooja M Sailakshmi P V, Amalu Susan
18 FB live with Remya Prakasan Sharon Rachel Manu
19 FB live with Harsha Kulkarni Aswathy P
20 FB live with Soumya Mahalakshmi A Aswathy P
21 Open up winning application of Aliya Anil Joys Maria
22 Open up winning application of Anjali Thomas Anjali P A
23 Open up winning application of Aparna Av Maria Johny
24 Open up winning application of Deepthi NP Alma Anvar
25 Open up winning application of Fausya Amalh Irene George
26 Open up winning application of Gopika S Jayan Aiswarya Karunan
27 Open up winning application of Jeshvi T Vinoji Adithya Murali
28 Open up winning application of Kavita R Rajeswari P S
29 Open up winning application of Megha Ben Ajuma K
30 Open up winning application of Meghna Mariam alias Adithya Murali
31 Open up winning application of Nimisha Chinnu Jose Amalu Susan
32 Open up winning application of Nimisha P S Brahmadatta M R
33 Open up winning application of Parvathy R Pillai Deepthi A V
34 Open up winning application of Pooja M Sailakshmi P V
35 Open up winning application of Remya Prakasan Sharon Rachel Manu
36 Open up winning application of Harsha Kulkarni Aswahti P
37 Open up winning application of Soumya Mahalakshmi A Aswathy P
Desirable
38 WeTech Application tips - by previous winners
39 FB live with mentors of previous winners