John Mattera Scholarship
For Tech Entrepreneurs
The John Mattera Scholarship for Tech Entrepreneurs provides $1,000 to one outstanding student pursuing or planning to pursue a degree in technology or a related field. This scholarship is a unique opportunity for students to gain financial assistance and recognition for their achievements in these fields.
The John Mattera Scholarship for Tech Entrepreneurs is designed to support and inspire the next generation of tech-savvy business leaders. To apply for this prestigious scholarship, you must meet the following criteria:
- Be a current business or tech undergraduate student enrolled at an accredited university in the United States, or
- Be a high school student who has received acceptance to attend a university within the United States with the intention of pursuing a business or tech degree.
The scholarship will be awarded through a competitive essay contest, with one deserving winner chosen based on their ability to think critically and creatively about the future of industry and technology. Participants are required to submit an original essay of no more than 1000 words, addressing the following thought-provoking question:
“Identify a global industry that is primed for significant transformation and discuss how an innovative tech business idea could revolutionize the way it operates.”
Your essay should demonstrate a clear understanding of the chosen industry’s current challenges, inefficiencies, or areas of potential growth. You will need to outline a unique and innovative tech business concept that could effectively address these issues and lead to meaningful improvements within the industry. In your response, consider factors such as market feasibility, scalability, and the potential social, economic, and environmental impacts of your proposed business idea.
One time award of $1,000
The deadline to apply for the scholarship is November 15, 2023.
The winner for the scholarship will be announced December 15, 2023.
How to Apply
Students should email their response to the essay question “Identify a global industry that is primed for significant transformation and discuss how an innovative tech business idea could revolutionize the way it operates.” in Word format to: [email protected].
Along with the essay, please provide the following information:
- Full Name
- Phone Number
- Email Address
- Name of High School and Graduation Date
- The University that you are currently enrolled in.
- Personal Bio