The HomeTechLab STEM Scholarship

The HomeTechLab group is excited to announce our annual STEM academic scholarship. Please see the eligibility and submission requirements below.

Who Is This Scholarship For

The HomeTechLab STEM Scholarship is for High School, Undergraduate and Postgraduate students whose studies focus on the STEM disciplines, which include any field related to or approximating the fields of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics.

We will be awarding a $1,000 scholarship on an on-going annual basis to students that apply to the scholarship. We see this as a way to give back to the community and promote education into the world of technological innovation.

Students studying in the fields of engineering, construction, electrical, civil or mechanical engineering, computers or materials sciences, or students who are considering going in this direction in the future, should be especially interested in this scholarship program, as it has been created to help them succeed.

No previous experience in these fields is necessary in order to apply.

How To Apply

If you’re interested in applying for this scholarship, please send the following to [email protected]:

  1. A brief cover letter including your name, the school/college where you study, your main field of study, and other relevant information (such as a website if you have one).
  2. Proof of enrollment (letter of enrollment, student id, etc.)
  3. A 1,000 word (maximum) essay on the topic:

Identify and discuss one technological advancement that has made a significant impact on the modern home.

The article should be attached as a word document.

A few ideas you might consider:

  • Smart home technologies and how they impact the modern home.
  • Modern HVAC technologies such as how they pertain to water heating, air conditioning, water filtration, water softening, heating the home, etc.
  • Home construction technologies, for example materials, technologies, techniques, modern architecture, etc.
  • Home cleaning technologies, such as robotic vacuum cleaners.

The best essay will receive our $1,000 scholarship.

How Will The Essays Be Judged

We are looking mainly for creativity, clarity, research skills, and content that is well written. It should be devoid of spelling and grammar mistakes. Ultimately we would like the writing to be compelling and informative.

The winning piece will possibly be included in online publications and should be informative enough to help educate the reader on the technology being discussed.

Please note: By submitting your article, you give us permission to use your content for promotional or marketing purposes.


Unfortunately, we will not be able to accept enrollments later than 1st Dec 2018.

The winner will be announced on the 15th Dec 2018, and the award will be sent out on the 22nd Dec 2018.

The scholarship amount of $1,000 will be paid via check mailed directly to the winning student, so please make sure to include your physical address with your application.

This is an annual scholarship program. Students who have not won a scholarship award in previous years are welcome to apply again as long as they adhere to the application criteria.

Good luck to all who are applying in 2018!