Blacks at Microsoft Scholarship

$20,000

March 08, 2021

Awards Available: 2

  • Scholarship Description
  • Blacks at Microsoft (BAM) is a company-sponsored employee network dedicated to supporting the continued growth and development of black employees at Microsoft Corporation. Applicants for the Blacks at Microsoft Scholarship must be high-school seniors of African descent (for example, African-American, African, or Ethiopian); must plan to attend a four-year college or university in the fall of the year following high-school graduation
    and plan to pursue a bachelor's degree in engineering, computer science, computer information systems, or select business programs (such as finance, business administration, or marketing). A minimum 3.3 GPA and financial need is required. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.
  • Contact
  • Scholarship Committee
  • 1200 5th Avenue
  • Suite 1300
  • Seattle , WA 98101
  • mybam@microsoft.com

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Jaade G  on 3/25/2020 6:07:31 PM

Hello! I am applying to this scholarship because I come from a large family and as the oldest child I can fully lean on my parents to pay for my college tuition and am interested in majoring in a computer related course. I currently proudly hold a 4.05 GPA which makes me very hopeful to get accepted into the college of my dreams, however I feel anxious when taking in account paying for me education.

Edwin M  on 3/20/2020 10:18:19 AM

I am a Kenyan and I have been admitted at Claflin University to study Computer Science and Information Technology. I love the Microsoft technology and I do not see how the world could do without it. I want to be useful to the society in information communication technology and in computer science. I want to work and make a difference and I can see opportunities ahead of me. However I cannot afford the full cost of my education. This year only I need about U.S$ 18000. I am very determined and I know somehow somewhere there will be a way out.

Mahlet Amare  on 3/8/2020 10:49:42 PM

I am applying to this scholarship because I really need money for college. I have been accepted to good schools in my major (computer science). But I cant go to those schools without this scholarship. So please help me to reach my prominent goal.

Jeremiah W  on 2/26/2020 7:56:26 AM

This scholarship is right up my ally because not only do I like Microsoft and their products but I live it’s all about me and my people. I appreciate Microsoft for giving us the opportunity to get this type of scholarship and for giving us this type of money

Carlton Mensah  on 2/20/2020 4:30:50 PM

I am applying for this scholarship because it will not only afford me the opportunity to pay for college but it will also make me the first in my extended family to go to and subsequently finish a four-year university; something that has not happened in my extended family. I have been admitted into the Computer Science and Computer Engineering majors of 10 universities all of which are great schools but with extremely high costs of attendance. My heart yearns to attend any one of these schools but the costs is always a deterrent. I am hopeful that I will receive this scholarship to make my dreams come true.

Chidinma Faith O.  on 2/16/2020 5:54:22 PM

I am applying to this scholarship because I can't apply for Free Application For Federal Student Aid yet since my paper is still in process and living with just my mum I know she can not afford my tuition. So I need all the help I can get to further my education and help my mum.

Derrick D  on 2/12/2020 1:35:40 PM

Yes I am applying, I want to major in computer engineering. I am also Black African American trying to join the military and become a cyber-security specialist.

Kimaria Brown  on 2/6/2020 9:35:08 AM

I am going to apply for this scholarship because I am a senior in minneapolis minnesota, my cumulative GPA is a 3.591 and I got accepted to 12 universities, 1 HBCU and 11 Private universities. I have ADHD and was born at 1 Lb and 12 Oz, I also have asthma. I am applying for this scholarship because I am pursuing my dream of becoming a doctor.

Damiya B  on 2/1/2020 6:58:18 PM

I am in a single parent household where my mother had to work three jobs at once to provide for her two children including me. I need this because I want to help my mom in the long run.

Davontay L  on 1/31/2020 8:13:17 AM

I am a Former foster child, Living in flint Michigan with my struggling single mother, I am in need of financial help to be the first in my family to go to college.

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