Facebook Grace Hopper Women in Computing Scholarship 2017

Facebook Grace Hopper Women in Computing Scholarship 2017

Deadline: June 15, 2017

Facebook is committed to advancing women in technology, and they are very excited to announce the 2017 Facebook Grace Hopper Women in Computing Scholarship! This fall Facebook will join thousands of remarkable women in technology in Orlando from October 4-6, 2017 for their tenth year at the Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing. This unique scholarship program will be awarded to 50 women excelling in Computer Science. Each recipient will have the opportunity not only to attend the Celebration, but to spend valuable days before the conference with Facebook engineers learning, collaborating, and preparing for the conference. They look forward to celebrating with you in Orlando!

Benefits

  • Paid registration for the Grace Hopper Celebration;
  • Paid travel and lodging, including a pre-Grace Hopper Celebration program in Orlando that includes tech talks, mentoring sessions and networking events from October 1-7, 2017;
  • An invitation to a private reception with Facebook’s Engineering Team during the Grace Hopper Celebration;
  • Additional meal stipend;
  • For international applicants: If you are selected, you would be responsible for your own travel visa. Facebook would cover travel expenses.

Eligibility

  • The scholarship is open to all women excelling in Computer Science globally;
  • You have to currently be enrolled at an educational institution in order to qualify for the scholarship (high school through post-doc students are eligible).

Application Process

Interested applicants can begin their application here. Applications may be saved and edited up until application deadline.

  • Wednesday, June 15, 11:59pm PST: Applications for the Facebook Grace Hopper Celebration Scholarship must be submitted in full;
  • Friday, July 15: Award recipients will be notified by email of their acceptance by midnight PST;
  • Sunday, October 1 – Saturday October 7: Dates scholarship recipients must be available.

For more information, visit Facebook Grace Hopper Scholarship.

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