Scholarship Essay Contest

Innovative Architects, a nationally recognized IT leader for Microsoft technology and mobile-first, cloud-first strategy, believes that every student—regardless of their age or background—deserves an opportunity to pursue their education. For this reason, we offer this privately funded scholarship to help give the next generation of American citizens a leg up on college tuition.

Scholarship amount: $1,000     Deadline: January 31, 2019

2019 Scholarship Essay Question

To enter our scholarship essay competition, answer the following question in 300-500 words:

The word "bold" is hard to define because it means different things to different people.
Please tell us what being bold means to you and give an example of a time when you were bold.

Entry period has ended, please stay tuned for the next opportunity.

Eligibility requirements

  • You must be a U.S. resident or resident alien who is registered at a U.S. college or university.
  • Essays must be unique (not submitted elsewhere) and written by the scholarship application signator.
  • Applicants must read, understand, sign and return to us the (PDF) Scholarship Essay Contest Application & Rules along with your submission.
  • Only one submission per student will be considered.

How to apply for our scholarship

Submit your application & essay by email by the deadline noted above.

Scholarship selection process

Our judges will examine all entries received by the deadline above. A winner will be selected up to 6 weeks after the submission deadline. One winner will be awarded the scholarship amount, and notable entries may also be published on the Innovative Architects website

Good luck, and we look forward to your submissions!

Ownership of Entries
All scholarship entries submitted to Innovative Architects, along with all copyright, trademark and other proprietary rights associated with the submission, become the property of By submitting an entry and the signed application form, you acknowledge that Innovative Architects will own all rights to publish and promote the content. All entrants also agree that they consent to the use of their name, the school or university they attend, and the use of their likeness (as in a photograph) and prize information.

About Innovative Architects

Since 2005, Innovative Architects has served a wide range of industries to help solve business and technology challenges. As a Microsoft Gold Certified Partner, the company leverages Microsoft technologies to build cost-efficient, scalable, and secure cloud solutions that address clients' specific business objectives and provide customers quick, positive returns on IT investments. Innovative Architects has received numerous industry awards and recognitions, including an Atlanta’s Top Workplaces Award, Best Workplaces by Fortune Magazine, Best Workplaces for Giving Back and more.