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Directron.com College Scholarship
Sponsor: Directron
10402 Harwin Drive
Houston, TX 77036
Eligibility: Applicants must be high school seniors or current college students and submit an essay on the provided topic related to computers. Essays are judged on academic merit (50 percent) and originality and creativity (50 percent). Photos are not required but recommended.

Amount: $200-$800
Deadline: May 1
How to apply: No application is required. Applicants should send their contact information and essays to information@directron.com.
Website: http://www.directron.com

Intel Science Talent Search
Sponsor: Intel Corporation and Science Service
Society for Science and the Public
1719 North Street NW
Washington, DC 20036
Eligibility: Applicants must be high school seniors in the U.S., Puerto Rico, Guam, Virgin Islands, American Samoa, Wake or Midway Islands or the Marianas. U.S. citizens attending foreign schools are also eligible. Applicants must complete college entrance exams and complete individual research projects and provide a report on the research.

Amount: $7,500-$150,000
Deadline: Varies
How to apply: Applications are available by request.
Website: http://student.societyforscience.org/intel-sts

Internet Providers College Scholarship
Sponsor: Internet Providers
1101 521 Corporate Center Drive
Fort Mill, SC 29707
Eligibility: Applicants must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident who is a graduating high school senior enrolling at a two- or four-year college or university or a current full-time college student in good academic standing. Students must compose a 400- to 600-word essay on how the internet has impacted modern society and argue whether the effects are primarily positive or negative and explain. The essay must be posted on the applicant's blog or other site.

Amount: $1,000
Deadline: November 21
How to apply: Applications are available online and must include the URL to where the essay is posted.
Website: http://www.internetproviders.com/internet-scholarship.html

NCWIT Award for Aspirations in Computing
Sponsor: National Center for Women and Information Technology (NCWIT)
University of Colorado
Campus Box 322 UCB
Boulder, CO 80309
Eligibility: Applicants must be U.S. residents and be female high school students. They must be interested in technology-related subjects. Selection is based on aptitude for computing and internet technology, leadership skills, academic merit and educational goals.

Amount: $500
Deadline: November 2
How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form and supporting materials are required.
Website: http://www.ncwit.org

Outstanding Undergraduate Researchers Award Program
Sponsor: Computing Research Association
1828 L Street NW
Suite 800
Washington, DC 20036-4632
Eligibility: Applicants must be undergraduates at a North American college or university and must have conducted some type of computing research. Nominations from two faculty members and a recommendation from the chair of the applicant's home department are also required. Preference is given to undergraduate seniors. Selection is based on the quality of computing research, academic achievement and community involvement.

Amount: Up to $1,500
Deadline: October 24
How to apply: The nomination form is available online. A recommendation from the chair of the applicant's home department and nominations from two faculty members are required.
Website: http://www.cra.org

Siemens Competition in Math, Science and Technology
Sponsor: Siemens Foundation
170 Wood Avenue South
Iselin, NJ 08830
Eligibility: Students must submit research reports either individually or in teams of two or three members. Individual applicants must be high school seniors. Team project applicants must be high school students but do not need to be seniors. Projects may be scientific research, technological inventions or mathematical theories.

Amount: $1,000-$100,000
Deadline: September 20
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.siemens-foundation.org