Property management software company, Rentec Direct, awards four exceptional technology students
GRANTS PASS, Ore., June 27, 2023 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Rentec Direct, an award-winning property management software solution, is pleased to announce the recipients of the Rentec Direct 2023 Tech Mastery Scholarship. Dararith Huy of Oregon State University, Eirik Marquez of University of Colorado Colorado Springs, Skylar Aviles of University of Denver Sturm College of Law, and Isaac Klennert of Fairmont State University have been awarded $500 each to support their education in computer science, software development and other technology-related fields.
"Helping the next generation of technologists and entrepreneurs is something that we're really passionate about. We received numerous outstanding submissions that offered critical thinking and fresh perspectives on the challenges faced by the tech industry," said Nathan Miller, President of Rentec Direct. "The tech industry undergoes constant change, and these students are at the forefront, learning how to apply and implement innovative solutions. We are proud to support them on their learning journey."
To apply for the scholarship, students were required to write an essay responding to the question: "What are some of the greatest obstacles the technology industry has overcome in the past five years and what major obstacles do you foresee for the future? Essays were evaluated based on creativity, humor and content.
In his award-winning essay, Dararith Huy of Oregon State University studying AI, said, "The tech industry has overcome significant obstacles in the past five years, including data privacy concerns, cybersecurity threats, and ethical considerations surrounding emerging technologies. Looking ahead, the industry must address major challenges such as the digital divide, workforce diversity, and ethical considerations surrounding the use of emerging technologies. Prioritizing these issues is crucial to ensure that technology is used for the greater good."
To learn more about the scholarship recipients, visit: https://www.rentecdirect.com/blog/congratulations-to-the-2023-tech-mastery-scholarship-winners-rentec-direct-news/
Rentec Direct has awarded $13,000 in scholarships over the past seven years, which has helped 31 students pursue degrees in computer science, software development and other technology-related fields.
The deadline to apply for the 2024 scholarship is April 15, 2024. To learn more about eligibility, requirements and deadlines, visit: http://www.rentecdirect.com/scholarship.
About Rentec Direct
Rentec Direct offers industry-leading property management software and tenant screening solutions for real estate professionals. Features include online rent payments, tenant and owner portals, the industry's largest vacancy listing syndication network, full property, tenant, and owner accounting, 1099-MISC reporting and more. Rentec Direct was recognized as Real Estate Company of the Year in the 2021 American Business Awards®, was named one of the Most Customer Friendly Companies of the Year in the 2020 Best in Biz Awards, has been named to the Inc. 5000 List of Fastest-Growing Private Companies for five years in a row (as of 2021), and was also included on the 2017, 2018 and 2019 Entrepreneur360 list for Best Entrepreneurial Companies in America. http://www.rentecdirect.com
SOURCE Rentec Direct