Scholarships for Laptops

Empowering students with laptops going to college today is a worthwhile investment into the future. Highlighted below are several scholarships that offer a laptop to students going to college. Each scholarship opportunity includes the website to access for additional requirements or application procedures:

  1. The Teradatariver Scholarships for Laptops is a competitive scholarship requiring applicants to write a 500-1000 word essay describing which laptop they would purchase if they won $1000.00, and why they would choose the laptop. Laptop Scholarship for College Students is open to all students in higher education.
  2. The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill offers laptop grant opportunities for students enrolled, however, if a student terminates their attendance at the school, they must return the laptop or make compensation for it. The CSS Profile Laptop Grant Carolina Computing Initiative must be completed before the financial aid deadline.
  3. The Dell Scholars Program offers laptops within the scholarship program Scholarships aren't just for Tuition To qualify, students must complete an approved college readiness program, earn a minimum of a 2.4 GPA, be eligible for a Pell Grant and enroll in a full-time bachelor's degree program immediately after high school graduation.
  4. The Apple Scholars program Apple Education Foundation offers high school seniors tuition grants, free Apple Nano iPods, and laptop computers to take to college. 
  5. The Laptop/iPad Award is an offering at Indiana State University for students completing a minimum of a college prep curriculum and who have a high school cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or higher based on a 4.0 scale. The rules for this award can be found here: Ind State Edu For the application, go to VZ College App Indiana State University Apply Now! 
  6. Technology for the Future is a movement aimed to uplift future generations by providing laptops as a resource to serve as the benchmark for the future of education by providing students across the nation with a tool to connect. For more information, go to Scholarship- Technology for the Future.
  7. Intel's Science Talent Search awards high school students a laptop for college and money after producing innovative mathematics and science projects demonstrating their technical ability. Funds can be used for laptops from other scholarships found here Scholarship from Intel Seek out Tech's Innovative Scholar.
  8. The Chickasaw Nation Laptop Scholarship is available to members of the Chickasaw Nation. Full-time students who are sophomores or higher and maintaining a 3.0 GPA are eligible to apply for the laptop scholarship. For additional information, go to Higher Education Grants Scholarships and Incentives-Chickasaw Nation.


As distance education continues its wave of popularity, online colleges empower students by investing in free or discounted laptops for students enrolled in the school. This investment enables students to be independent and more productive.