2016/17 Microsoft STEM Scholarship In Computer Related Discipline For International Students, USA, Canada or Mexico

2016/17 Microsoft STEM Scholarship In Computer Related Discipline For International Students, USA, Canada or Mexico

Applications are invited for Microsoft STEM scholarship for the 2016-2017 academic year. Scholarships are awarded to students who are currently enrolled in a four-year undergraduate bachelor’s degree program at an institution in US, Mexico or Canada and meet the other criteria for scholarship eligibility. A large majority of Microsoft scholarships will be awarded to female students, under-represented minority students (African-American, Hispanic or Native American etc.) or students with disabilities. The application deadline is January 31, 2016.

Study Subject(s): Scholarships are awarded to pursue studies in Computer Science and related STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) disciplines.
Course Level: Scholarships are available for students who are currently enrolled in a four-year undergraduate bachelor’s degree program.
Scholarship Provider: Microsoft Corporation
Scholarship can be taken at: USA, Canada and Mexico

Eligibility: To be eligible student 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 you submit the application.
-Show satisfactory progress toward an undergraduate degree in computer science, computer engineering or a related technical discipline such as electrical engineering, math, or physics.
-Be able to demonstrate an interest in computer science. Because the scholarship is merit-based, you must 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. Chosen recipients will be asked to provide a copy of their official transcript.

Scholarship Open for International Students: Students of Mexico, USA and Canada can apply for this scholarship.International students can also apply if they are currently studying in North America and meet the criteria for scholarship eligibility.

Scholarship Description: Microsoft awards college tuition scholarships each year to encourage students to pursue studies in Computer Science and related STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) disciplines. Chosen recipients will be awarded in recognition of their demonstrated passion for technology, academic excellence and leadership while working to make a difference in the software industry. Microsoft places great value in encouraging under-represented groups to pursue STEM fields of study. As such, a large majority of our scholarships will be awarded to female students, under-represented minority students (African-American, Hispanic or Native American etc.) or students with disabilities. Microsoft Corporation will review all applications and select final candidates on the holistic basis of eligibility, quality of application, demonstrated passion for STEM, commitment to leadership and financial need.

Number of award(s): Microsoft is offering four different types of technical scholarships for the 2014-2015 academic year to current undergraduate students: General Scholarships, Women’s Scholarships, Minority Scholarships, and Scholarships for Students with Disabilities.

Duration of award(s): Scholarship is offered for one academic year.

What does it cover? Applicants may receive either a full or partial scholarship for the academic year. Full tuition scholarships will cover tuition for the academic year as posted by the financial aid office at your college or university. Microsoft will make payments to the designated school and they’re 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.

Selection Criteria: This is a merit based scholarship. Students are selected based on their exceptional leadership work in the promotion of diversity in STEM disciplines at their university.

Notification: Not Known

How to Apply: The mode of application is online.

Online Application 

Scholarship Application Deadline: The application deadline is January 31, 2016.

Further Official Scholarship Information and Application

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