Society for Information Management (SIM) - St Louis Chapter Scholarship

The Society for Information Management St. Louis Chapter (SIM-St. Louis), in association with the Gateway to Innovation Conference, is pleased to offer six scholarships for students pursuing studies in the Information Technology field.

These scholarships will be awarded to high school seniors in the St. Louis region who exhibit potential in Information Technology and will be enrolling for an Information Technology related degree at a college or university in the St. Louis region for the 2018-19 school year.

The missions of SIM-St. Louis and Gateway to Innovation focus on continued development and collaboration for IT leaders as well as supporting the local community.

Applicants must:

  • Be a current high school senior
  • Live in the St. Louis Metropolitan Area (The metropolitan area includes St. Louis city, the Missouri counties of St. Louis, Franklin, Jefferson, Lincoln, St. Charles, or Warren, and the Illinois counties of Bond, Calhoun, Clinton, Jersey, Macoupin, Madison, Monroe, or St. Clair.)
  • Be planning to purse a Computer Science, Computer Networking, Information Systems or other Information Technology related degree
  • Be enrolling at one of these colleges or universities for the 2018-2019 school year:
    – Fontbonne University
    – Harris Store State University
    – Lindenwood University
    – Missouri University of Science and Technology, Rolla
    – Saint Louis University
    – Southeast Missouri State University, Cape Girardeau
    – Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
    – St. Charles Community College
    – St. Louis Community College
    – University of Missouri – Columbia
    – University of Missouri – St. Louis
    – Washington University
    – Webster University

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St. Louis Chapter of the Society for Information Management (SIM)
Supplemental Questions
  1. This scholarship is for high school seniors in the St. Louis region planning to attend one of the following schools. Which of these schools do you plan to attend?
  2. If you selected "none of the above" on the question above, please provide the name, city and state of the college/postsecondary school you plan on attending:
  3. ESSAY: Write a personal statement describing your interest in In-formation Technology. Maximum 500 words. Topics of consideration could be areas you have demonstrated key qualities of leadership, initiative, collaboration, community service, academic performance, or clarity in career goals.
  4. SIM – ST. LOUIS RECOMMENDATION: Enter the name and e-mail address of A member of your school faculty, (preferably a statement from a computer science, mathematics, or science teacher) or a mentor of a extracurricular group who will submit a letter of recommendation on your behalf. NOTE: As the applicant, it is your responsibility to inform that person to watch for an email sent on your behalf that will explain how to complete this process.
  5. APPLICANT SIGNATURE: By entering my full name below, I authorize The Society for Information Management St. Louis Chapter (SIM-St. Louis) and its agents to examine, verify and discuss my academic and/or financial records and other information which applies to the consideration of this application. I certify that all answers are accurate and truthful to the best of my knowledge, and that all information in the application and essays are my own work. I understand that the decisions made regarding my participation in this program are made by SIM-St. Louis in reliance upon the truth and correctness of my statements.