Scholarships in ICTD Master's Program at the University of Colorado Boulder
Information and Communication Technology for Development
A track of the Master's in Technology, Media and Society

If you are interested in the field of Information and Communication Technology 
for Development (ICTD), then this scholarship opportunity will be of interest.

The ICTD master's program at the University of Colorado Boulder invites 
applications from qualified and highly-motivated candidates interested in 
leveraging information and communication technology for underserved 
communities. Student scholarships include 100 percent and 50 percent tuition 
waivers for the first year of the two-year program.

The only ICTD degree offered through a U.S. university, the program equips 
students to identify problems that can be effectively addressed through 
technology, then it supports them as they cultivate the skills to develop and 
implement solutions that are appropriate to the sociological, economic and 
cultural environment.

The master of science, earned through the College of Engineering and Applied 
Science, offers several benefits:

  *   A diverse cohort of peers and renowned faculty in ICTD and emerging 
  *   A semester-long practicum working with a non-governmental organization, 
non-profit, or government agency implementing ICTD projects
  *   Technology electives in emerging and promising technologies (GIS, Mobile 
App Development & Software Engineering, HCI, Data Science, ICT Spectrum Policy)
  *   Competitive fee structure, compared to most peer programs

Consideration will be given to applicants best prepared to deliver solutions 
for ICTD challenges. Minimum qualifications include the following:

  *   Two years' experience working in government, design, engineering, NGO or 
a related field
  *   Bachelor's degree in a social science, science, design, engineering, or 
related field
  *   Demonstrated technical literacy and multidisciplinary interests.
  *   Applicants must be prepared to submit a portfolio/set of project 

Alumni of the program have gone on to work for a wide range of global 
technology companies, NGOs and governmental organizations, including Google 
Earth Outreach, USAID's Global Development Lab and Ashoka Changemakers (more 
employers listed 
 Organizations where students have completed practicums include Zidisha in 
Kenya, Elephant Energy in Namibia, and Inveneo in Haiti. If this opportunity 
sounds exciting, click here<> to 
learn more about the program and apply. Once you have applied for the program, 
apply for the scholarship online here<>.
Application Deadline: January 15, 2017
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