Chicago — Feb. 21
The Illinois Technology Foundation (ITF) announced that New Horizons Computer Learning Centers will provide each Fifty for the Future winner a $1,000 scholarship and a separate $1,000 scholarship to his or her faculty sponsor.
In addition, a special drawing will be held at the annual celebration where New Horizons will award an additional $5,000 scholarship to another winner. Recipients of the award will be able to apply the scholarship to New Horizons’ catalog of offerings.
Entering its sixth year, the annual Fifty for the Future competition and awards program recognizes exceptional students with an interest in and potential to use technology in innovative ways. Fifty for the Future provides encouragement and recognition to students who pursue innovation through technology, providing access to business leaders to showcase their talent.
Winners are chosen through a rigorous nomination and judging process, focused on high school through university and graduate-level programs. The celebration is attended by industry leaders, judges, winners and their families, and other supporters of the technology industry.
Source: New Horizons Learning Centers