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Cradlepoint IT Innovation Scholarship Program

Sponsored by Cradlepoint

The Basics
FocusInformation Technology
Upcoming DeadlineOctober 31, 2014
Amount(1) $1000 award, and (1) $500 awards
LevelUndergraduate or Graduate
ApplicantsMust be:
  • Legal US residents
  • Currently enrolled full-time at an accredited university or business school in the U.S.
WinnersAward winners will be notified via email December 1, 2014. In addition to the monetary awards, winners and applicants may have their posts featured on Cradlepoint's website.

You Must Submit
Blog PostSubmit a 500-700 blog post on one of the following topics:
  • What is the impact of the cloud on computer networking?
  • Describe the security and privacy challenges for companies with mobile workers.
  • How does increasing employee mobility impact a company‚Äôs ability to keep them always connected?
TranscriptsHigh school graduate (or equivalent): 3.5 or higher cumulative GPA
University or business school: 3.5 or higher cumulative GPA
ReferenceOne letter of recommendation

About the scholarship

New ideas and innovation are born every day in IT classrooms across the country. We are honored to support this emerging talent and give back to the community that has given so much to us. At Cradlepoint, we believe in being first, moving fast, and having fun. We're excited to hear from you and encourage you to be bold and creative in your submissions.

Selection criteria

  • GPA (30%)
  • Originality and creativity of essay submission (30%)
  • Emotional impact (20%)
  • Relevance to the topic (20%)

Applications with persistent spelling or grammatical errors will not be considered.

How to Apply

Submit your blog post (and all associated materials) to

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