The Destination z Scholarship allows the opportunity to showcase and award students who are working towards a degree in the enterprise systems field. Each student must show great passion and excitement for continued learning in this field. 

Students taking mainframe courses at an IBM Destination z member school are eligible to apply for the IBM Destination z Enterprise Computing Scholarship starting September 1, 2019, with a deadline of December 20, 2019. For a list of Destination z member schools, click here. 
To be considered for this scholarship, students must demonstrate excellence in their enterprise computing course work; with plans for continued growth on the mainframe platform in their academic and professional careers. The 2019 scholarship winners will be announced in January 2020.

Click here to apply for the 2019 Destination z Scholarship.
How to Donate to the Destination z Scholarship
If you would like to contribute to the 2019 Destination z Enterprise Computing Scholarship, please contact Troy Crutcher (
Organizations, companies and individuals can donate to the 2019 scholarship by mailing their donation check to:
Key Enterprises, LLC
220 South 6th Street #500
Minneapolis, MN 55402
Attn: John Bienias
Checks should be made out to: Key Enterprises, LLC, Academic Scholarship Fund. 
If you're interested in donating electronically, you may do so via PayPal. Log in to your PayPal account and use the “send money” tab. Then, enter the following email address: The funds will then be electronically sent to the Destination z Enterprise Computing Scholarship fund. 
Donations typically range between $500 and $2,000, but Destination z welcomes any amount. There is no minimum donation. Destination z also welcomes non-monetary donations, including but not limited to: 
Complementary mainframe courses (online or in person)
Mentorship from seasoned mainframers
Passes for educational conferences and events, such as TechU or SHARE

More information about the Destination z Scholarship:

Meet the 2018 Destination z Scholarship Donors