The Problem: Paying for school is hard, when you're finished you haven't learned enough skills to set you apart from your peers, and your resume is unimpressive.
This is a scholarship to motivate young adults to become involved in open source communities.
Committee members working professionally in the open source market will use their collective 30 years experience to recommend students based on the impact of their contributions.
We'll show you what open source is all about: how to negotiate the open source ecosystem, show you where to get started, and walk you through your first contributions.
Consideration for award of the Open Source Scholarship is open to applicants who meet the following requirements:
The Open Source Group Board will meet, review the applications and then recommend the names of at least two top students to the appropriate officials of the Benjamin M. Statler College of Engineering and Mineral Resources. Scholarships will be awarded by the appropriate officials of the Statler College of Engineering and Mineral Resources in consultation with the WVU Office of Student Financial Aid and Scholarships.
The recipient that will be recommend are based on the following criteria:
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The maintainers of the Open Source Group Scholarship may be reached via email for any questions or comments.
If you wish to donate to the scholarship you may do so by following these steps:
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All donations are handled by the WVU Foundation. As a 501(c)(3) charitable organization all donations are tax-deductible.