B+B SmartWorx offers IoT scholarships in partnership with Starved Rock Country Community

B+B SmartWorx offers IoT scholarships in partnership with Starved Rock Country CommunityOttawa, IL – Feb. 14, 2017 – B+B SmartWorx powered by Advantech has partnered with the Starved Rock Country Community Foundation to offer academic scholarships to Engineering, Science and/or Technology students.

The Internet of Things Scholarship for engineering, science and technology of $1,000 will be awarded to one male and one female high school graduate from La Salle, Livingston, Bureau or Putnam counties in Illinois. B+B SmartWorx corporate headquarters is located in Ottawa, Ill.

Applicants must be enrolled in an accredited, degree-granting college or university for the following academic year, and meet specific criteria including the submission of a 750-word essay focused on his or her choice of a career and plans for employment in one of those fields. Preference will be given to students who can demonstrate an interest in IoT or have been involved in engineering, science and/or technology activities.

B+B SmartWorx provides intelligent machine-to-machine (M2M) and Industrial Internet of Things connectivity solutions. For more than 35 years B+B SmartWorx has been a company that designs, engineers and manufactures network connectivity equipment for rugged and remote conditions. With the capability of integrating existing equipment and network technologies, B+B SmartWorx products enable networks to adapt and evolve into more autonomous, smarter, responsive and decisive systems.

Scholarship applications will be accepted by the Community Foundation from Feb. 1 through March 31, 2018. The SRCCF Scholarship Review Committee will determine the recipients in April.

To learn more about applying for the scholarship and more detailed  criteria, visit www.srccf.org or contact the SRCCF at 815-252-2906. Applications may be downloaded from www.srccf.org, or obtained from the Foundation office, 718 Columbus Street in Ottawa.


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