Zachary Woodard was a 19 year old student at Purdue Northwest Hammond Campus who passed away March 2010. He loved PNW and living on campus. Zach planned to pursue a career in computer science and his goal was to eventually work for Google. He enjoyed playing tennis, snowboarding, gaming and solving the Rubik’s Cube. This scholarship is being established by his mother to honor his memory.
One student will be awarded a scholarship for the 2020-2021 school year.
- Applicant must be a student enrolled at Purdue University Northwest
- Applicant must have a minimum GPA of 3.0 (send an official copy of transcript with your documentation)
- Applicant must be a computer science, computer engineering or math major
- Two letters of recommendation must be submitted
- Applicant must write a brief summary of anything that will provide a more complete picture of yourself including your personal aspirations, career and educational goals (no more than 1,000 words)
Prior recipients of the Zach Gives Back Scholarship only need to meet the first three eligibility requirements to apply for the new year.
Incomplete applications will not be considered.
Applications and documentation (official transcript, summary statement and letters of recommendation) must be submitted to:
1707 East 28th Avenue
Lake Station, IN 46405