Education Committee

Education Committee Vision Statement:

The DC Chapter of 7×24 Exchange Education Committee exists to seek and find opportunities for Students by way of managing our Scholarship Program. The program consists of three different scholarship for continuing education, as well as a program that provides industry training for building operating engineers for Data Centers. We strive to award these scholarships in hopes to retain Students in the Data Technology Field.

2023 Scholarship Applications

Application deadline has been extended to May 12, 2023.

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Download the 2 Year Application

Download the 4 Year Application

2022 Scholarships Awards

The 7×24 Exchange DC Chapter Education Committee is pleased to have selected sixteen outstanding recipients for the 2022-2023 Shariar Zaimi Memorial Scholarship Awards and one recipient for the Jonathan Litvany Memorial Scholarship Award. These scholarships were established to recognize exceptional full-time students enrolled in an engineering program who are pursuing an education in an engineering or computer science field that supports the data center industry.  Thanks to the support of our sponsors throughout the year we were able to grant $50,000 in awards this year!  Since the program’s inception in 2012, the 7×24 Exchange DC Chapter has awarded 108 scholarships with a total value of $285,500.

Congratulations to this year’s scholarship recipients!  They include:

  1. Eman Ahmed, $10,000, George Mason University
  2. Eric Jackson, $6,000, Boston University
  3. Henry Trochlil, $5,000, Virginia Polytechnic Institute
  4. Ethan Stansbury, $5,000, Liberty University
  5. Maddy Freese, $4,000, SUNY Polytechnic Institute
  6. Michael Brown, $3,750, University of Maryland
  7. Merry Zebro, $3,500, Cornell
  8. Jack McGarrity, $1,250, Notre Dame
  9. Nathan Morlu, $1,250, Georgia Tech
  10. Ahnaf Talukder, $1,250, George Mason University
  11. Emma Deering, $1,250, Lawrence University
  12. Anthony Forsht, $1,250, Clarkson University
  13. Nick Moir, $1,250, University of Virginia
  14. Justin Ridenour, $1,250, Virginia Polytechnic Institute
  15. Wesley Stepler, $1,250, University of Virginia
  16. Carter Brobst, $1,250, Penn State
  17. Rachel Eddinger, $1,500, Northern Virginia Community College

We continue to encourage these recipients to apply for next year’s scholarship program and wish them all luck during their academic year!


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