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    Rose-BUD Scholarship
    The goal of the Rose Building Undergraduate Diversity (ROSE-BUD) program is to broaden the participation of academically talented students majoring in electrical and computer engineering. The program is part of National Science Foundation's efforts to encourage more students to pursue careers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). Students may receive up to $10,000 per year. You must major in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, International Computer Science, or Software Engineering.

    Eligible students are freshmen or transfer students with a demonstrated financial need who have been accepted to Rose-Hulman. Through the generosity of the National Science Foundation, the Rose-BUD program will provide financial support, advising, mentoring, networking and professional development. 

    The deadline to apply is February 1, 2021.

    Applicant Information
    Essay Prompt
    Please address the following in your essay: (maximum 500 words):
    Identify a societal problem or technological initiative which is important to you. Explain how this problem or initiative motivates your interest in a Rose-Hulman education. Examine how you see yourself being involved in a solution or implementation after completion of your Rose-Hulman studies.