Varicent E.D.G.E. Scholarship Program

The Varicent E.D.G.E. Scholarship Program fosters more opportunities for diversity, equity, and inclusion within the technology sector.

Varicent EDGE Scholarship Program was proudly created to generate more opportunities for diversity, equity and inclusion within the technology sector.

Varicent EDGE scholarship

About Varicent E.D.G.E. Scholarship

Created in 2021, 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. Varicent is 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:

  • 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.
	 Eligibility for the Varicent EDGE Scholarship.

As part of your application, you must upload the following:

  • A current, complete transcript of grades. Grade reports are not accepted. Transcripts must display student name, school name, grades, and credit hours for each course and term in which each course was taken.
Varicent EDGE requirements

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.

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Thank you to our partners who supported the 2021 scholarship program.
With your help, we were able to provide 25 awards this year.

2021 Scholarship Partner Sponsors

Spectrum is a Varicent EDGE sponsor.|Smart Tech Inc is a Varicent EDGE sponsor.

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2021 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!

Chelsea Guidry is a Varicent EDGE scholarship recipient.

Chelsea Guidry

Ariba Siddiqi is a Varicent EDGE scholarship recipient.

Ariba Siddiqi

Phoenix Seelochan is a Varicent EDGE scholarship recipient.

Phoenix Seelochan

Alejandro Gonzalez Gutierrez is a Varicent EDGE scholarship recipient.

Alejandro Gonzalez Gutierrez

Chibuzo Ibuoffor is a Varicent EDGE scholarship recipient.

Chibuzo Ibuoffor

Jardine Allen is a Varicent EDGE scholarship recipient.

Jardine Allen

Nikki Guo is a Varicent EDGE scholarship recipient.

Nikki Guo

Ivy Guo is a Varicent EDGE scholarship recipient.

Ivy Guo

Nolin Eaddy is a Varicent EDGE scholarship recipient.

Nolin Eaddy

Elyse Kriegel is a Varicent EDGE scholarship recipient.

Elyse Kriegel

Ana Timpano is a Varicent EDGE scholarship recipient.

Ana Timpano

Nadia Muhammad is a Varicent EDGE scholarship recipient.

Nadia Muhammad

Katherine Walsh is a Varicent EDGE scholarship recipient.

Katherine Walsh

Nicholas Fonseca is a Varicent EDGE scholarship recipient.

Nicholas Fonseca

Donovon Clay is a Varicent EDGE scholarship recipient.

Donavon Clay

Kalli Gallegos is a Varicent EDGE scholarship recipient.

Kalli Gallegos

Kelly Bonilla Guzman is a Varicent EDGE scholarship recipient.

Kelly Bonilla Guzmán

Edidiong Okon is a Varicent Edge scholarship recipient.

Edidiong Okon

Nathalie Chambi is a Varicent EDGE scholarship recipient.

Nathalie Chambi

Osaiyekemwen Ogbemudia is a Varicent EDGE scholarship recipient.

Osaiyekemwen Ogbemudia

Ahmed Muhammad is a Varicent EDGE Scholarship recipient

Ahmed Muhammad

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