[HamletHub] Stamford Innovation Center Creates Scholarships for Local Students

December 1st 2014

Portion of Ticket Proceeds from Second Annual Holiday Party to Benefit Scholarship Fund

The Stamford Innovation Center is pleased to announce that based on strong ticket sales to the Innovation Center’s December 4 #Buzzword Holiday Party, it is creating a scholarship fund for participants in Stamford’s Future5.

Two $500 Scholarships for SIC classes will be awarded to Future 5 students. Future 5 helps motivated low-income high school students in Stamford, CT graduate and connect to a better and sustainable education and career path. Scholarship applicants will be screened jointly by Future 5 and the Stamford Innovation Center.

Classes are offered by Stamford Innovation Center as part of its Innovation Ed education offering. The Innovation Ed courses include: Marketing; Career; Coding/Programming; Entrepreneurship and Social Enterprise.

“We’ve developed a strong working relationship with Future5 over the past couple of years,” said Barry Schwimmer, Managing Partner of the Stamford Innovation Center. “Their mission is clear and the impact they have on the community is tangible. We are pleased to help foster an interest in entrepreneurship, business and technology among Future5 participants and look forward to deepening our partnership through this program.”

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