Blacks at Microsoft Scholarship

  • Website Address
  • https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/diversity/programs...
  • Contact
  • Scholarship Committee
  • Address
  • 1200 5th Avenue
  • Suite 1300
  • Seattle , WA 98101
  • Email Address
  • mybam@microsoft.com
  • Application Deadline
  • March 1, 2018
  • Number Of Awards
  • 2
  • Maximum Amount
  • $20,000
  • 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. This year, BAM will award two (2) U.S. $5,000 scholarships to outstanding high-school seniors who are interested in pursuing careers in technology. The scholarships are renewable, so winners who continue to meet the criteria can receive an annual $5,000 award for up to four years.

    Eligibility:
    -Be a high-school senior of African descent (for example, African-American, African, or Ethiopian)
    -Plan to attend a four-year college or university in the fall of the year following high-school graduation
    -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)
    -Demonstrate a passion for technology
    -Demonstrate leadership at school or in the community
    -Have a cumulative GPA of 3.3 or higher
    -Require financial assistance to attend college

    For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.

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