USA TE Connectivity African Heritage Scholarship Program 2023

USA TE Connectivity African Heritage Scholarship Program 2023.
TE Connectivity has established a 2-year scholarship program to assist undergraduate students who will be sophomores in the 2023-2024 academic year and are majoring in engineering (all fields), operations management, finance, supply chain, or marketing. The program provides a college scholarship linked to career development, including a required PAID internship with TE Connectivity for two years after the second year of college.

Details about the African Heritage Scholarship Program and visit the TE Connectivity Careers Page.

The program is administered by Scholarship America®, the nation’s largest designer and manager of scholarships and other educational support programs for corporations, foundations, associations, and individuals. Eligibility for individual programs is determined solely at the discretion of the sponsor, and eligible applications are reviewed by the Scholarship America evaluation team.

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USA TE Connectivity African Heritage Scholarship Program 2023 Details:

  • Host Place: USA Universities
  • All Subjects
  • Eligibility: Domestic Students, African Students
  • Host Country: USA
  • Deadline: 07 , October 2022


All applicants will be notified in early December.

Payment of scholarships:

Scholarship America processes scholarship payments on behalf of TE Connectivity. Payment is made in September 2023, upon successful completion of a PAID internship with TE Connectivity.

USA TE Connectivity African Heritage Scholarship Program 2023 Education level:

The TE Connectivity African Heritage Scholarship Program in the USA 2023 is available for pursuing degree programs at universities in the USA.

Available subjects:

The following subjects are available for study under this scholarship programme.

All subjects

USA TE Connectivity African Heritage Scholarship Program Benefits:

  • If selected as a recipient, the student will receive an award of up to $22,500 per year in each of the following two years following successful completion of paid summer internships. Up to 14 awards will be given.
  • Award amounts will be determined based on the total cost of attendance as determined by the College Board (institution-specific in-state/out-of-state tuition, books/supplies, room/board, transportation, and other expenses) minus other awards made at the time the scholarship is accepted before the fall semester.
  • Program is for undergraduate studies only.

USA TE Connectivity African Heritage Scholarship Program Eligible Nationalities:


USA TE Connectivity African Heritage Scholarship Program Eligibility Criteria:

Applicants for the TE Connectivity African Heritage Scholarship Program must:

  • Be a US citizen or permanent resident
  • Identify as Black, African American, or Multiracial*
  • Apply as a sophomore to the University for the 2023-2024 academic year
  • Be willing to accept a summer 2023 paid internship with TE Connectivity**
  • Have a minimum grade point average of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale (or its equivalent)
    Study engineering (all disciplines), operations management, finance, supply chain or marketing
  • Be enrolled in a full-time undergraduate program at an accredited four-year college or university (in the US) and plan to continue full-time study for the entire upcoming academic year
  • *Applicants who self-identify as more than one race/ethnicity are eligible if one of the races/ethnicities is Black or African American.

**Recipients (new and renewing) must complete a summer paid internship to receive award payment next fall. Internships are full-time, 40 hours per week.

Scholarship recipients are selected based on:

  • Academic record
  • Demonstrated leadership and participation in school and community activities
  • Work experience
  • Statement of educational and career goals and objectives
  • Online referrals
  • Essay question*.

Financial need will be considered. Recipients must demonstrate need.

Scholarship America will select up to 40 finalists. If qualified applicants, approximately five (5) finalists will be selected from each of the five (5) preferred HBCUs, and fifteen (15) finalists will be selected from any four-year college or university in the United States.

TE Connectivity will request video interviews with the finalists and select up to 14 recipients.

Application procedure:

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As part of your application, you must upload the following:

  • Current, complete transcript of grades. Evaluation reports are not accepted. Transcripts must include the student’s name, school name, grades and credit hours for each course and the term in which each course was taken
  • Copy of most recent 1040 tax return
  • Curriculum vitae
  • One online referral form must be submitted on your behalf no later than October 12, 2022 at 3:00 PM Central Time.

*Essay question
Describe the challenges you faced as a student and overcame them. How have they affected your academic performance and/or participation in school and community activities? What steps have you taken to overcome these challenges? (max. 1,000 characters)

Your application is not complete unless all required materials are submitted electronically.