Tech Mastery Scholarship

About the scholarship

Here at Rentec Direct, we recognize that the investment in knowledge pays the best dividends for the future. To further support the goals and dreams of future technology influencers, Rentec Direct developed a scholarship fund for students pursuing a career in Computer Science.

About the scholarship

Rentec Direct wants to help you to complete your education that will transform your dreams into reality. Rentec Direct will offer up to four $500.00 scholarships per year to outstanding college students pursuing an education in Computer Science, software development or other closely related fields of study.

This scholarship is offered by Rentec Direct, the highest rated property management software designed for real estate professionals.

Application Process

Applicants should submit an essay not to exceed 1000 words on the topic below. Your essay will be judged on the level of creativity, humor (we love to laugh), and content.

Essay Topic: "What are some the greatest obstacles the tech industry has overcome in the past five years and what, if any, major obstacles do you foresee for the industry in the future?"

You should submit a brief cover letter explaining why you are pursuing the degree you have chosen and how it will benefit you in your future.

Email your scholarship packet to [email protected]

Please include:

  • Cover Letter
  • Application Essay
  • Contact Information
  • A copy of your academic transcript
  • University Enrollment Status (current students) OR
    University Acceptance letter for High School Seniors or New Graduate Students

Eligibility

Applicants must be enrolled, or intend to be enrolled, full-time in a computer science degree program, or related field, at an accredited US college or university. To be considered, applicants must be in good-standing and should have a GPA of 3.0 or higher.

High school seniors planning to attend an accredited university for Computer Science or related field the following term are encouraged to apply.

one application is allowed per student per calendar year. The submission deadline is April 15th. Scholarship recipients will be announced by June 1st.

2018 TECH MASTERY SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENTS

JONAH ANTHONY, TEXAS TECH UNIVERSITY
Jonah will be a freshman at Texas Tech University in the fall and plans to major in Computer Science. Jonah hopes to be the head developer and owner of a major software company one day.

Jonah has completed coursework in computer science, video game design, and graphic design at the high school level. Jonah spent his summers attending robotic camps at the University of Texas and Ischool technology training and says he is ready to continue these studies at a University level.

Click here to read Jonah’s award-winning essay on Curing Boredom One Code at a Time.
NEHA SANKU, THE OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY
Neha SankuNeha will be a freshman at The Ohio State University in the fall and plans to major in Computer Science and Engineering. Neha is considering a career in Artificial Intelligence and would love to work at Google one day.

Neha already has knowledge of basic Java, C++, and HTML. Neha also participated in her local “Girls Who Code” initiative as the spokesperson who communicated details of her team’s “Impact Project.” Of the experience, Neha says, “The Girls Who Code organization has exposed me to many various ways that coding supplements the betterment of the world, and I hope to be a part of a solution.”

Click here to read Neha’s award-winning essay on Artificial Intelligence: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly
ALBERT A., COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY
Albert A Albert will be a Graduate Student at Columbia University in the fall, completing his studies in Mathematics and Computer Science. Albert plans to one day be a software developer.

Albert hopes to “pursue a career in something that has led to great feats, such as landing the Curiosity Rover on Mars, and has revolutionized the way we learn and teach through the use of mobile devices”.

Click here to read Albert’s award-winning essay on From Convenience to Concern: Data Storage in the Digital Era

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