Triangle Technology Executives Council Offers Innovation Scholarship

Nonprofit Organization to Reward Two Students for Innovative Solutions in Software and Information Technology Fields

Raleigh, NC, March 03, 2011 --( The Triangle Technology Executives Council (, a nonprofit organization dedicated to continuous education and economic development of technology companies in the Research Triangle region of North Carolina, has announced its 2011 scholarship program, the TTEC Innovation Scholarship. The scholarship will be awarded to the two students with the most innovative solutions in the software and information technology fields.

The award for first place is a scholarship of $6,000 and a second place award of $4,000. The awards are to be paid directly to the educational institution the student attends to cover tuition, room and board, and books. The submission deadline to apply is Tuesday, March 15. For more information, visit

“We are pleased to once again encourage and support young people studying in the IT field to reach their dreams and potential through scholarship opportunities,” said John Crites, president and CEO of TTEC. “We look forward to seeing the ideas and innovations that will be submitted.”

- To qualify, a student must be enrolled in a two or four- year degree program or a graduate-level program in the fall of 2011.

- Students must provide a transcript in order to be considered eligible.

- Applicable technologies used in innovative solution are those that fall into the categories of Software or Information Technology (IT). This would include, but is not limited to: any software application, new, extended, integrated or repurposed, integration and/or use of IT infrastructure and systems (at the box level, not the circuitry level), mobile computing and the use of wireless.

- High school seniors are encouraged to apply.

About Triangle Technology Executives Council:
The Triangle Technology Executives Council (TTEC) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to the economic development of technology companies in the Research Triangle region of North Carolina through the collaboration among leaders in the management community. The council resources are primarily volunteers comprised of executive technology leadership in this region. TTEC sponsors who share the commitment for economic development in the area provide additional resources. The organization also partners with local universities and the Council for Entrepreneurial Development (CED) to extend shared expertise to aspiring students and technology ventures. For more information please visit

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