Equinix Digital Infrastructure Scholarship Program

The NOVA Foundation and the College Financial Aid Office, in partnership with Equinix, are pleased to announce the Equinix Digital Infrastructure Scholarship program. Equinix is the world’s largest digital infrastructure company, with over 220 data centers in 26 countries across the globe. Successful candidates are enthusiastic, dedicated individuals who are passionate about making a difference to businesses by harnessing the power of technology.

The goal of the Equinix Digital Infrastructure Scholarship is to provide the framework needed to enter the data center industry through NOVA’s Engineering Technology CSC Programs. In addition to the $5,000 scholarship, eligible candidates will also have the opportunity to register for available mentorships and paid internship opportunities at Equinix. The scholarship application period opens March 24 to graduating high school seniors entering the NOVA Engineering Technology program. This scholarship will be awarded in May 2021 and will be applied to the Fall 2021 and Spring 2022 semesters.

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Supplemental Questions
  1. In 200 words or less, please explain "What does this scholarship mean to you?"
  2. Will you be a first generation college student?
  3. In 200 words or less, please explain "What does it mean to be fully committed to something?" Tell us about a time where you fell short of your commitment and how you handled it.
  4. These are the Equinix core values: 1. Open you mind, open your heart. 2. Keep your promises. 3. Be an energy supplier. 4. Serve others. 5. Find a better way. 6. Keep growing. 7. Put we before me. 8. Speak up, step up. Out of these core values, in 200 words or less, explain which one resonates the most with you and why?
  5. The Equinix team members pride themselves as authentic, informal, and fun people who have a humble passion for winning as a team. In 200 words or less, please explain "How would having these qualities benefit your academic journey at NOVA?"
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