One non-renewable scholarship of $500 will be granted toward school tuition and expenses for the 2003-2004 academic year. The award will be paid directly to the school for crediting to the student's account. To assist a student who is pursuing an established degree program in an area of technical or professional communication. A committee set by the SIGDOC board will evaluate each application with respect to potential future contribution to the field of technical communication. Financial need is not a factor.
The Washington, DC Chapter of the Society for Technical Communication (STC) invites high school students in the Washington metropolitan area to submit entries to its annual Austin T. Brown Technical Communication Scholarship Competition. The Chapter sponsors this competition to encourage the development of technical writing skills among students in grades 10, 11, and 12.
Every local chapter of any professional society should consider starting up a scholarship. Scholarships are obviously great for students, but they’re also great for the people who give them out. You get wonderful PR, a lifeline of new blood, and that inner glow that comes from doing good.
To assist students who are pursuing established degree programs in some area of technical communication. Applicants must have completed at least one year of post-secondary education. Applicants must be full-time students. They may be either graduate students working toward a Master's or Doctor's degree, or undergraduate students working toward a Bachelor's degree. Students should have at least one full year of academic work remaining to complete their degree programs, although under exceptional circumstances an award may be granted to a student for the final half-year. They should be studying communication of information about technical subjects. Other majors, such as general journalism, electronic communication engineering, computer programming, creative writing, or entertainment, are not eligible.
This scholarship is for those who are interested in studying for a degree or attending a continuing education or training course in one of these areas. Applicants must be female. Applicants must be working full- or part-time for the U.S. federal government as a secretary or administrative assistant. Applicants should be interested in enrolling in a training or academic class related to technical communication.
Shirley G. Carter, a member of the Washington, DC Chapter, was the first African-American female elected to the Society Board of Directors. She was an STC member since 1976. After serving as Region 3 Director-Sponsor from 1979 to 1982, Ms. Carter was an Assistant to the President for Member Programs until 1984. Ms. Carter was instrumental in the Metro Baltimore Chapter's formation, which was chartered during her term. Ms. Carter was responsible for the publication of one of the STC anthology series, Word Processing and Automated Publications Systems. Ms. Carter worked for the General Services Administration as a management analyst in the Office of Information Resources Management. She was a part-time instructor at the Graduate School of the U.S. Department of Agriculture. She continued to be active in STC until her death. Shirley G. Carter died on July 16, 1986. When possible, the chapter awards scholarships of $1,500 to an undergraduate student and $1,500 to a graduate student. The scholarships are intended to further the education of individuals who may, upon graduation, make contributions to the technical communication profession in Maryland, DC, or Virginia.
The Southwestern Ontario Chapter of the Society for Technical Communication (STC) created this award to keep the memory of Heidi and her legacy alive. Heidi was an active member of the chapter who mentored students, graduates and new writers. This award recognizes excellence in technical communication and applies to a variety of fields including software, medicine, science, academia, and engineering. ELIGIBILITY To be eligible you must: Be registered at any Ontario college or university. Be in a full-time undergraduate program. Have a B+ (75%) average for the last two semesters with final marks. AWARDS Depending on the number of entries, three awards may be given: First Place $1,000 Second Place $500 Third Place $200 Each award also includes a one-year student membership to the Society for Technical Communication. DEADLINE Entries must be postmarked no later than January 31, 2011. CONTACT INFORMATION firstname.lastname@example.org See: http://www.stc-soc.org/awards/thiessenaward.php
The STC Lone Star Community's Scholarship Committee is accepting scholarship applications for the Spring 2006 through Sumer 2006 academic year. The Scholarship Committee evaluates applicants' academic records and potential for contributing to the technical communication profession. However, when applicants are judged to be comparable in these respects, the committee also considers a student's financial need. We must receive applications for the Spring scholarship no later than March 15, 2006. Judging will take place in April. Winners will be notified by phone or mail. The scholarship recipients will be formally recognized at a Lone Star Community meeting.
The Society for Technical Communication is a professional organization for people developing technical information through such occupations as technical writing, editing, graphical design, interface design, and Web design. The goal of the society is to improve the transfer of information about science and technology from its developer (e.g., scientist, engineer, inventor) to its user. STC scholarships benefit students working toward this goal. To assist students who are pursuing established degree programs in some area of technical communication.
CASW awards fellowships to students enrolled in graduate-level science writing programs to help defray the cost of tuition. The fellowship honors the memory of Rennie Taylor, a science writer for Associated Press, whose estate provided funds for the establishment of the American Tentative Society, and Alton Blakeslee, former science editor of AP, who served as ATS's longtime president. Awards of $2,000 are available to fellows selected on the basis of a national competition.
The STC Technical Editing SIG offers two scholarships. The first scholarship assists students who are pursuing an undergraduate degree in Technical Communication (or a related area, such as professional writing or human computer interaction) and the second assists students who are pursuing a graduate degree in Technical Communication (or a related area, such as professional writing or human computer interaction).