Call for Student Applications: 2017 Crystal Group Innovation Scholarship


Hiawatha, IA USA, March 8th, 2017 – Crystal Group, a leading designer/manufacturer of rugged computer hardware announced today that the company is accepting Innovation Scholarship applications for the 2017-2018 term now through May 19th.

The Crystal Group Innovation Scholarship is awarded annually to two full-time students pursuing an undergraduate degree in Business, Engineering, or related majors who demonstrate exceptional academic achievements and innovative spirit. Each scholarship winner receives a one-time scholarship of $1,000 payable directly to the institution in which they are enrolled.

“Our scholarship program acknowledges high performing students,” said Crystal Group President, Scott Kongable. “The Innovation Scholarship is a way to celebrate and encourage the spirit of innovation. We hope those who benefit will achieve their personal educational goals and ultimately will make an innovative impact in their chosen field.”

All Innovation Scholarship applications must be received no later than May 19, 2017. Applicants must be enrolled full-time at an accredited college or university in the United States during the fall semester of the 2017-2018 academic year. Winners will be notified and announced on June 16, 2017.


2017 Innovation Scholarship Application Period:

  • 3/9/2017: Application period begins
  • 5/19/2017: Application deadline
  • 6/16/2017: Winners announced. All applicants will be notified as to the status of their application

To learn more about Crystal Group’s Innovation Scholarship, including how to apply, visit


About Crystal Group Inc.

Crystal Group Inc., an employee-owned small business located in Hiawatha, Iowa, USA, is a technology innovation leader specializing in both custom and COTS products for defense, government and industrial markets since 1987. Crystal Group designs and manufactures installation-ready rugged servers, displays, networking devices, embedded systems, power supplies and storage devices that fit critical applications in demanding environmental conditions.

The company is certified to quality management standards AS9100C:2009 and ISO 9001:2008.  Crystal Group products meet and exceed MIL-STDs 810, 167-1, 461, MIL-S-901, IEEE and IEC industrial standards. Additionally, the company offers integration services, configuration management, product life-cycle planning and 5+ year warranties.


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