Deadline: January 26, 2017 (Tuition Scholarship) May 15, 2017 (Conference Scholarship)
Microsoft awards tuition scholarships and conference scholarships each year to encourage students to pursue studies in Computer Science and related STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) disciplines. Recipients for both scholarships will be awarded in recognition of their demonstrated passion for technology, academic excellence, and leadership while working to push the software industry forward.
- You must be enrolled full time in a bachelor’s degree program at a four-year college or university in the United States, Canada, or Mexico at the time the application is submitted
- The scholarship is open to students pursuing Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or a related STEM degree
- Maintain a 3.0 cumulative grade point average out of a possible 4.0, or a 4.0 cumulative grade point average out of a possible 5.0
- Recipients receive full or partial tuition covered for one academic year as posted by the financial aid office at your college or university
- Microsoft will make a one-time payment to the designated school, and amounts are not transferable to other academic institutions
- You may use the funds for tuition only – not for other costs listed on your bursar bill, such as room and board
Grace Hopper Conference Scholarship
Application Period: March 1, 2017 – May 15, 2017
- You must be enrolled full time in a bachelor’s, master’s, or PhD program at a four-year college or university in the United States, Canada, or Mexico at the time the application is submitted.
- The scholarship is open to students pursuing Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or a related STEM degree.
- Recipients receive paid registration to the Grace Hopper Conference
- Travel, hotel, and meal stipend in the amount of $1,200 USD
- These funds are not transferable to other individuals
How to Apply
- Online application for the Tuition scholarships are currently available here.
- Online application for the Grace Hopper conference scholarship will be available in March 2017
For more information, visit Microsoft scholarships.