You do not have to be involved in the electronics industry to attend our meetings. We welcome men and women in any industry, as well as retirees and students, to join us! General Meetings are held every other month. Reservations are required by 5:00 PM the Monday before each event. Please make your reservations or cancellations by contacting WIE Reservations. For more information on upcoming events or if you have an interest in speaking to our WIE group, please contact LAURA TRUONG, Executive VP Programs.
Women in Electronics 2018 Scholarship Program
Women in Electronics is now accepting applications from local female students (State of Georgia) majoring in electronics, engineering, technology, computer science, information technology or related fields for our 2018 SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM!
Scholarships are awarded based on the following criteria:
ACADEMIC EXCELLENCE (MINIMUM GPA of 3.0)
COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT / VOLUNTEER PROGRAMS
Scholarships are paid to the Financial Aid Department of the educational institution. Monetary awards are intended for lowering of student financial aid balances when they exist. SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION DEADLINE:March 9, 2018
We would like the participating educational institutions to submit qualified candidates for consideration. Applications must meet above mentioned criteria and include the following items:
Financial Data (Loan Balances, other scholarships)
A completed application and personal essay from the candidate regarding future career plans
Family, community/school involvement, extracurricular activities, etc.
Explanation of how student plans to pay for education
PERSONAL INTERVIEWS are required to receive a scholarship and will be conducted on April 11, 2018 beginning at 1:00 pm at the following location:
Spectrum Staffing 3100 Breckinridge Blvd., Suite 100 Duluth, GA 30096
The selected students will be notified via email for their scheduled interview time. The student and their advisor will be notified if they have been awarded a WIE scholarship shortly after the interviews have been conducted. Scholarships will be awarded and given directly to the financial aid departments of the selected student’s institutions, to be used to supplement the cost of their higher education. The number of awards and their amounts will be determined by the scholarship committee each year.
All Scholarship Recipients are requested to be in attendance to personally accept their scholarships at our annual Scholarship Award & Sponsor Appreciation Dinner scheduled for May 17, 2018at 6:00PM. We also encourage the student advisors to attend as well. There will be no charge for the student, two guests, and the advisor. Additional guests will be charged $25.00 for dinner.