Corporate Social Responsibility

Progress Software
Mary Székely Scholarship for Women in STEM

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“Every single person has to do the best that they can every day, without supervision, just because out of their heart they want to do the best job that they know how to do.”

Mary Székely

Established in 2019 to honor the late Mary Székely (pronounced: “See-kay”), Progress’s “fourth founder” and first employee, the Progress Software Mary Székely Scholarship for Women in STEM is a $10,000 four-year renewable scholarship for women or those who identify as women, from Massachusetts that are planning to major in computer information systems, software engineering, IT and/or computer science.

The scholarship recipient is chosen on the basis of:

  • Academic achievement
  • Interest and experience in computer information systems, software engineering, IT and/or computer science
  • Personal attributes that exemplify Mary Székely’s qualities
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