Diversity in Data Science Scholarship

🏆 Available:
💰 $1,000
⏳ 05/08

Scholarship Description

Diversity in tech and data science is sorely lacking as the chart below shows. Diversity data and research shows that the tech and data science sector recruitment processes reflects unconscious bias. The bias is a key driver of the lack of diversity in tech, including data science, data engineering and data analytics fields.

A critical benefit of QuantHub’s skill assessment platform is its potential to reduce bias in the recruitment process and therefore increase diversity in tech and analytical teams.  We also know that diversity in data science teams is critical to success.  We’re committed to providing employers with a skill assessment tool that enables unbiased and objective hiring processes.

To this effect, we are offering a $1,000 scholarship award to support diversity in the data science field.

To be eligible for the scholarship, participants must:

  • Be of ethnic minority residing in the United States
  • Enrolled full or part-time in a relevant undergraduate or graduate degree program in the United States – data science, business analytics, statistics or computer science, or computer information systems.
    • Please note that students enrolled in short-term, bootcamps, nanodegrees, etc. programs are excluded.
    • University certificate programs of 1 year or more in length and online degree programs at a higher education institution are acceptable.
  • Provide 1 letter of recommendation – will be submitted with the application, can be from anyone, maximum 1-page single-spaced, on why you merit this scholarship

Eligibility Requirements

  • Type of institution award is open to: two-year college
  • Type of institution award is open to: four-year college
  • Must be American Indian/Alaska Native
  • Must be Asian/Pacific Islander
  • Must be Black, non-Hispanic
  • Must be Hispanic

Application Requirements

  • Application form required
  • Recommendations or references required

How To Apply

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Donor: QuantHub

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