alligatortek scholarship

alligatortek is awarding a $1,500 scholarship to a current or prospective college student that submits a winning essay on the topic:
Why is technology important to you?
● Describe a time when you tried to design a unique solution to a problem you encountered

Summer Scholarship is open.

alligatortek is a Chicago based custom software development firm that specializes in designing elegant solutions to complex data, web, and mobile applications. These solutions address process bottlenecks to improve efficiency, productivity and the bottom line for clients. alligatortek opens the possibilities for new strategies and business opportunities with software technologies.

More importantly, we are proud to have served over 350 clients across the United States with outstanding products and service in the software application development realm. We’re proud that our services have consistently delivered 300-500% ROI over the past 25 years that we’ve been in business.

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So here’s the question:  Describe a time when you tried to design a unique solution to a problem you encountered.

Tell us your unique situation and solution in response to the question, starting with an introduction about who you are, your background, and why technology is important to you.

Requirements

Acceptable essays will be between 700-1,000 words long that answer the question: Why is technology important to you?  Describe a time when you tried to design a unique solution to a problem you encountered

Scholarship Dates and Submission Deadlines


Dates: We are currently accepting submissions now through August 15th, 2019.

How to submit: All entries should be sent to scholarship@alligatortek.com

Send your entry to us as an email attachment and include your full name, a headshot of yourself (.png or .jpg format), mobile phone number and address in the email.

Eligibility


To be eligible for the alligatortek Scholarship, you must be:

  • A legal U.S. resident
  • A current undergraduate college student or a current high school student that will be enrolled in a college/university in 2019

Proof of enrollment must be provided with your email submission. This can include a digital scan of your unofficial transcript, letter from admissions or acceptance letter on a school letterhead.

Your emailed entry must be received by August, 15th 2019. Applications received after the deadline will not be considered.

Judging Criteria: How We’ll Pick a Winner


The scholarship will be awarded to the applicant that best demonstrates in their own words,  a time when you tried to design a unique solution to a problem you encountered. Please use the full word limit (700-1,000 words) to best describe how your response to the question.

How We’ll Notify the Scholarship Winner


The winner of the scholarship will be notified by phone, email and/or US mail by September 15, 2019.

 Scholarship Award Distribution and Usage of Monies

The $1,500 award will be paid to the winner’s school by October 1, 2019. The award winner understands that the usage of award monies will only be used for education-related purposes including tuition, books, etc.

Additional Information


All content and creative work submitted for the purposes of this scholarship will become the property of alligatortek and may be reposted or displayed online or any other media channels including television or print without notification. Any email communications sent to alligatortek or any of its agents or representatives will be retained.

By submitting an application for this scholarship, the applicant grants alligatortek and any of its agents or representatives permission to post the applicants name, photo, essay entry on our website (https://alligatortek.com) and any other marketing or communications including but not limited to print, online, television, social media and related websites. The winning applicant also agrees to assist alligatortek with any of the tasks mentioned above and/or any other promotional activities related to this scholarship.

About alligatortek

alligatortek builds custom enterprise applications for the web and mobile devices. These solutions address process bottlenecks to improve efficiency, productivity and the bottom line for clients. alligatortek opens the possibilities for new strategies and business opportunities with software technologies.

We are located at

Chicago Office
200 S. Wacker Drive • Suite 200
Chicago, IL 60606-5843
Phone: 224-352-9740

Oak Brook Office
2021 Midwest Road • Suite 200
Oak Brook, IL 60523-1370

Read more about us here

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