The Cognizant Accelerate Diversity Scholarship Program is available to any students pursuing a career in informational technology and other business-related majors.
The scholarship, worth $5,000, is given to students based on their commitment to valuing diversity.
Applicants must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident, be enrolled as a college sophomore or junior and prove financial need.
They must submit a questionnaire, unofficial college transcripts, resume, a 400-word essay and three-minute video.
Applications are available at www.cognizant.com/about-cognizant/sustainability/social.
Deadline to apply is Dec. 13.