Zipit Wireless ("Zipit") looks forward to awarding a $2,500 scholarship to a college undergraduate or graduate student who sees the world for what it can be and envisions how the future of connectivity can make that world a reality. Zipit delivers cloud-based software and cellular services for Internet of Things (IoT) products, enabling the solutions and business models of tomorrow.
Explain in a 1,000-word essay how you envision Internet-enabled devices and increased connectivity impacting people's lives or changing industries.
You are welcome to use the following questions to spark your creativity, but you aren't required to answer them.
Interested in learning what companies are doing today with IoT technology? Visit our Customer Stories page.
We're an innovative team dedicated to delivering reliable, cutting-edge products that help customers transform their businesses and improve our world. Our boundless curiosity pushes us to always search for new ways to solve business challenges and to not accept the status quo.
This scholarship gives us an opportunity to contribute toward the next generation of forward-thinkers and problem solvers. We want to assist young business and tech enthusiasts who aspire to join us in creating a smarter, safer, more connected world - one "thing" at a time.
If you are a computer science, cybersecurity, data analytics, IT Management, network systems administration, software application development, business administration or marketing student, then this scholarship is for you!
The application is open to both undergraduate and graduate students. We will only be considering submissions from U.S. based students attending a college or university in the U.S.
Please specify your intended field of study and your current degree level within your application. We also request either proof of college acceptance or a high school transcript at the time of submission.
We would be interested to know your future goals and why you believe you deserve this scholarship, so we ask that you also provide a brief biography of no more than 250 words with your application. Note: We will not assess this bio in our submission evaluation, but it will help us better understand your goals.
Your submission will not be considered if it does not include:
Your essay will be evaluated by these four criteria:
Only submit your own work. Plagiarism is the opposite of innovation, and stolen work will be eliminated. This is a creative, not an academic essay, so you're not required to include sources. However, if you do reference the work of another individual, please use a citation.
November 25, 2023: Submissions due by 11:59 p.m. EST
December 15, 2023: Winner Selected
The scholarship winner will be notified by December 18th, 2023, via email and will be featured on our Scholarship page. Before receiving funds, the winner will be required to provide proof of acceptance to a U.S. college or university. All scholarship funds will be sent directly to the winner's school.
Contact us if you have any questions about this scholarship or be sure to check out our About page if you'd like to learn more about Zipit Wireless.