Skragglies Web Designer Scholarship
November 7, 2016
November 7, 2016
November 8, 2016 (Rockford, IL) – Skragglies founders, Justin Skaggs and JP Miller, have big plans for Northern Illinois and Southern Wisconsin high school students and today are announcing a yearly cash scholarship to help cover some of the costs of higher education. The FutureWorks Web Design Scholarship provided by Skragglies is an outreach to the community aimed at encouraging the next generation of innovators and entrepreneurs right here in the Midwest.
The FutureWorks Web Design Scholarship is aimed at students with plans to attend public and private schools in Illinois, Wisconsin, and certain online programs*, who will be majoring in internet technology, web development, web design, graphic design, or other related fields.
An information session will be hosted on January 9th, 2017 at 5PM CST live streamed through the Skragglies facebook page where the Skragglies co-founders will talk directly to interested schools, students and their parents about this great opportunity.
“Skragglies is making an investment in local high school graduates to encourage future innovation and economic growth. Inspiring young web designers and developers to follow their passion is just an extension of our mission. For us, our company isn’t a success until we are able to give back to those that are designing our future. We want to be a part of planting the seeds of success for tomorrow’s industry innovators.” – Justin Skaggs
FutureWorks Web Design Scholarship Applicants should submit a completed application and submit high school transcripts and link(s) to their online portfolio between January 9 and February 28, 2017. Two $250 Cash Scholarships will be awarded on April 14, 2017.
For an example of what to include in your application please take a look at this: The Application PDF
*Online Degrees from regionally accredited Illinois and Wisconsin colleges will be accepted, as well as web developer micro degree programs from Udacity.