Preference of the Magical Chicken Scholarship will be given to a student who has demonstrated interest and intends to pursue a degree in or related to Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or Information Technology. If no such student exists in the graduating class, the award shall be presented to a student who has shown passion for technology, without the intention to pursue a related field. All applicants must be able to demonstrate a history of interest and engagement in such endeavors as computer programming, web design, video production, computer graphic design, music production, or similar technology related fields. However, if no such student exists then the scholarship should be opened to students who intend to pursue a degree in the area of music or the arts. If no such student exists, a student who has shown considerable interest and commitment to music or the arts shall then be considered.