STAMFORD, Conn. – April 19, 2018 – HARMAN International, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., focused on connected technologies for automotive, consumer and enterprise markets, and 1,000 Dreams Fund (1DF), a national microgrant program for high school and college women, are proud to announce the five grant recipients of the second annual #NewFaceofTech Challenge.
1,000 Dreams Fund staff chose the 10 finalists from a group of more than 200 applicants. A week-long public vote determined the five #NewFaceofTech grant recipients. The five winners receive a $2,000 grant to help them achieve their STEAM career aspirations along with a coaching session with a HARMAN executive. The five runners-up will receive a $100 grant from 1DF, and all 10 finalists will receive a pair of JBL® Everest 110 wireless in-ear headphones.
Jennifer Ju, a mecahnical engineering student at MSU was one of the five winners of the scholarship.
- Jennifer Ju from Rochester, MI. Her dream is to be a product engineer in the automotive industry. “A grant will help open my opportunities for further education and also relieve me of some of the financial burden of finishing up the rest of my undergraduate studies. I find driver assistance and driver interface systems interesting, and I want to be involved with the new technology movement to improve standards of life through technology and science.”