Awarded for the study of Computer Sciences at Jefferson Community College for the Fall 2019 semester
The North Country Technology Pathways Scholarship Committee will be selecting two candidates to receive scholarships for study of Computer Sciences for the Fall 2019 semester at Jefferson Community College. These students also have the opportunity to intern at Keyes Information Technology for the duration of the scholarship with the possibility to transition to either a part-time or full-time position.
This scholarship is intended to provide students in the North Country an alternative to the traditional 4-year Bachelor’s degree pathway. The program aims to provide students in the region the tools required to become successful and highly competitive in the IT job sector upon completion of their Associates degree. The scholarship committee hopes that providing young adults within the region with the opportunity to become successful in field of Information Technology that we can help stop the outflow of young talent in the region and help develop a sector of the local economy which could yield long-term development.
“The IT sector is facing a significant labor shortage, with the vast majority of these jobs being remote them can be performed anywhere in the US” Rod Castillo, CEO of Keyes Information Technology LLC said. “With the correct guidance, we can help local students acquire the skills necessary to fill these roles and find high compensation employment, all without ever leaving the North Country.”
The North Country Pathways Scholarship is funded by Keyes Information Technology LLC in cooperation with Jefferson Community College.
The deadline to apply for a North Country Technology Pathways Scholarship for study in the fall semester of 2019 will be November 26, 2018.