Dillard University announces the opening of applications for the Entergy Technology Scholarship Program for the 2024-25 academic year. This program, now in its second year, offers up to five scholarships, each worth $4,000, to current Dillard University students majoring in eligible technology fields.
Investing in Tomorrow’s IT Workforce
Entergy, a key player in the energy sector, is committed to supporting the growth of a diverse and skilled IT workforce. Michael Rhymes, Entergy’s vice president and chief information officer, highlights the program’s goal. “This scholarship program is part of Entergy’s commitment to nurturing young talent, supporting Dillard University, and building a stronger IT workforce for the future,” Rhymes said.
Application Details and Eligibility Criteria
Dillard University students who meet the specified criteria are encouraged to apply for the Entergy Technology Scholarship Program. The application period is open now and will run until January 23, 2024. To qualify, applicants must fulfill the following requirements:
- Have graduated from a high school located in the greater New Orleans metro area, including Jefferson, Orleans, Plaquemines, St. Bernard, St. Charles, St. John the Baptist, St. Tammany, or Tangipahoa parishes.
- Option 1 is more detailed: Be currently enrolled as full-time undergraduate students at Dillard University, pursuing degrees in eligible technology fields, such as cloud computing, communication networks and security, computer engineering, computer information systems, computer science, cybersecurity, data science, engineering technology, information systems, and information technology.
- Enroll in or transfer to Dillard University for the full 2024-25 academic year.
Apply Now and Shape Your Future
Applications are accepted until January 23, 2024, with scholarship awardees being notified in March 2024. Scholarship America, an independent organization, manages the selection process, ensuring impartiality as Entergy is not involved in choosing the recipients.
The Entergy Technology Scholarship Program offers financial support and represents an investment in the future of technology professionals at Dillard University, contributing to the development of a robust IT workforce and economic growth in the region.
Program your way to success with the Entergy Technology Scholarship Program at Dillard University.