Varicent E.D.G.E. Scholarship Program

The Varicent E.D.G.E. Scholarship Program fosters opportunities for diversity, equity, and inclusion within the technology sector. We are pleased to announce the winners of this year's program.

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About Varicent E.D.G.E. Scholarship

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The E.D.G.E. Scholarship Program (which stands for Equity, Diversity, Growth, Empowerment) was created to generate more opportunities for diversity, equity, and inclusion within the technology sector for historically underrepresented people, specifically women and people of color, with an emphasis on the Black and Latinx communities.

The E.D.G.E. Scholarship Program is one of the investments under our corporate social responsibility banner. We are determined to apply science and technology to address some of the world’s most pressing challenges, to create diverse and meaningful change in the workforce.

All applicants must meet the following criteria

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  • Be high school seniors/students in their final year of upper secondary school or graduates or current college undergraduates (including CEGEP students) located in the U.S. or Canada.
  • Plan to pursue a STEM or technology-related major including but not limited to: Computer Science, Data Science, Engineering, Information Technology, and Mathematics.
  • Plan to enroll in full-time undergraduate study at an accredited two- or four-year college, CEGEP or university or vocational-technical school (or equivalent) for the entire upcoming academic year.

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Scholarship recipients are selected on the basis of:

  • Academic record
  • Demonstrated leadership and participation in school and community activities
  • Work experience
  • Statement of goals and aspirations
  • Unusual personal or family circumstances

If selected as a recipient, you will receive a $5,000 USD award. Awards are renewable up to three years or until a bachelor’s degree is earned.

2022 Varicent E.D.G.E. Scholarship Recipients

We are proud to announce this year’s E.D.G.E. Scholarship recipients. Each winner is pursuing a STEM-related education in the upcoming academic year and possesses promising potential within the technology sector.

Congratulations to our recipients!

shea

Shea Bedminster
Computer Science
Trinity University

micah

Micah Chen
Electrical & Computer Engineering
University of Texas at Austin

jacqueline

Jacqueline Chung
Business Technology Management
Toronto Metropolitan University

raven

Raven Gladney
Mechanical Engineering
Spelman College

mohammed

Mohammed Islam
Applied Mathematics
Cornell University

rachel

Rachel Martin
Computer Science
Virginia State University

maria

Maria Mujib
Chemical Engineering
University of Toronto

sophia

Sophia Nguyen
Software Engineering
University of Waterloo

kosha

Kosha Patel
Mechanical Engineering
York University

gray

Gray Paulsen
Computer Science
University of Minnesota: Twin Cities

emilio

Emilio Pereira
Aerospace Engineering
University of Florida

victoria

Victoria Ruiz
Biomedical Engineering
Dartmouth College

daniel

Daniel Saulter
Civil Engineering
Texas A&M University

ephraim

Ephraim Sun
Computer Science
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

catherine

Catherine-Jolie Tabe
Mechanical Engineering
Florida A&M University

michael

Michael Troiano
Aerospace Engineering
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University: Daytona Beach

brookyln

Brooklyn Vargas
Mechanical Engineering
Colorado School of Mines

irulan

Irulan Walker
Chemical Engineering
Stanford University

julie

Julie Wojtiw-Quo
Computer Science
University of Lethbridge

Meet our Previous Winners

Learn more about these past E.D.G.E. Scholarship winners who successfully renewed their scholarship for the upcoming academic year.

Sam Akinlolu

Engineering
The College of New Jersey

Jardine Allen

Aerospace Engineering
University of Michigan

Kelly Bonilla

Political and Computer Science
Stanford University

Donavon Clay

Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Nicholas Fonseca

Mathematical Engineering
North Carolina State University

Kalli Gallegos

Aerospace Engineering
California Polytechnic State University

Chelsea Guidry

Mechanical Engineering
Prairie View A&M University

Chibuzo Ibuoffor

Computer Science and Engineering
Georgia Institute of Technology

Ahmed Muhammad

Computer and Electrical Engineering
Stanford University

Nikki Guo

Computer Science
University of Waterloo

Katherine Walsh

Biomedical Engineering
Georgia Institute of Technology

Nathalie Chambi

Computer Engineering
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

Eban Ebssa

Computer Science and Social Science
Princeton University

Ana Timpano

Chemical Engineering
University of Toronto

Emily Brent

Mechanical Engineering
Princeton University

Nolin Eaddy

Electrical Engineering
University of Florida

Alejandro Gonzalez Gutierrez

Mathematical Engineering
Arizona State University

Elyse Kriegel

Computer Engineering
Iowa State

Nadia Muhammad

Computer Science
Georgia Institute of Technology

Osaiyekemwen Ogbemudia

Computer Science
Cornell University

Phoenix Seelochan

Environmental Engineering
University of Toronto

Edidiong Okon

Software Engineering
Carleton University

Ariba Siddiqi

Computer Science
Toronto Metropolitan University

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