Microsoft General Scholarships

Merit Based Scholarship | Scholarship Provided by : Microsoft Corporation

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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.

Scholarship application closes on
January 27, 2017
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Number of scholarships offered
Varies per year
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Scholarship Details

The scholarship does not specify the amount that it will grant to students. Students can enjoy the benefits of the scholarship for one academic year. They may receive either a full or partial scholarship for the academic year. These full tuition scholarships cover tuition for the academic year as posted by the financial aid office at the college or university of the student. It is applicable to undergraduate students interested in Engineering and Technology, Science, Computer Science and Information Technology. This scholarship is applicable to all international students.


Eligibility Criteria

  • 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


Application Process

The tuition scholarship application period is now closed. All applicants will be notified of their results no later than April 1, 2017.

Additional Information

  • Recipients receive 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

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