De Anza - San Jose Mercury News Wish Book Scholarship

Description: Intended to bridge the “Digital Divide” for families by helping single parents purchase new computer hardware and/or software.
Minimum Qualifications:
1. Applicant must be a De Anza College student.

2. Applicant must be a single parent of children under the age of 18.

3. At the time of application, applicant must be enrolled in at least 9 units at De Anza College.

Special Instructions:
Write a one-page essay titled “Digital Divide” addressing the following:

  • Why you want computer hardware and/or software.
  • Your level of computer experience.
  • What computer equipment you currently have at home.
  • Ages of your children who would also be using the computer hardware and/or software.
  • Classes you will be taking at De Anza in the next few quarters.
  • Any special programs you are involved with, such as CalWORKs, EOPS, OTI, Puente, EDC, etc.

Donor
San Jose Mercury Wish Book Readers
Award
$1,500.00
Scopes
De Anza College
Deadline
02/14/2020
Supplemental Questions
  1. Please upload a copy of your full academic unofficial De Anza College grade transcript.
  2. Are you a single parent of children under the age of 18?
  3. Write a one page essay titled "Digital Divide" addressing the following. Why you want computer hardware and/or software. Your level of computer experience. What computer equipment you currently have at home. Ages of your children who would also be using this computer hardware and/or software. Classes you will be taking at De Anza College in the next few quarters. Any special programs you are involved with such as CalWORKS, EOPS, OTI, Puente, EDC, etc.
  4. Are you currently enrolled at De Anza?