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 AAS and CSC Programs. The $5,000 scholarship will be provided to new and existing students in any of the NOVA Engineering Technology programs who have completed less than 30 credit hours in that program of study.

This scholarship will be awarded and applied to the Fall 2021 and Spring 2022 semesters and may be used to cover tuition, fees, and books that coincide with the courses in the Engineering Technology programs.

NOTE: To be eligible to receive this scholarship, you must be currently program placed or become program placed into an Engineering Technology AAS or CSC program.

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Please check out this video on the Data Operations Program at NOVA.

Supplemental Questions
  1. Are you currently program placed or will become program placed into one of the following programs if you are offered the Equinix Digital Infrastructure Scholarship: (1) Engineering Technology, A.A.S.; (2) Engineering Technology - Data Center Operations Specialization, A.A.S.; (3) Engineering Technology - Data Center Operations, C.S.C.; or (4) Engineering Technology - Engineering Technology Technician, C.S.C.?
  2. Are you a graduated high school senior from the class of 2021?
  3. In 200 words or less, please answer the following question: "What does it mean to be fully committed to something?" In your answer, please 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 your 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; and (8) Speak up, step up. In 200 words or less, please answer the following question: “Out of these core values, 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 answer the following question: "How would having these qualities benefit your academic journey at NOVA?"
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