The Black Tech Scholars Program provides UIC African American undergraduate students in good academic standing with the opportunity to acquire technical and business acumen to start your own business and gain valuable hands-on experience with assigned digital projects.
Starting in September 2018, this program features an evening course, which includes opportunities to engage in real-time digital projects and events. In addition to gaining relevant technical skills that will prepare them for careers within the tech industry, scholars also learn critical leadership, entrepreneurship and life skills under the guidance of staff members and mentors who are working professionals.
Applicants must meet all of the following criteria:
- Have a strong interest in learning and applying web and mobile applications
- Have attended UIC Black Tech Scholars Informational Session
- Have exhibited involvement and utilization of AAAN services and programs