Microsoft General Scholarships

Merit Based Scholarship | Scholarship Provided by : Microsoft Corporation

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Microsoft awards tuition and conference scholarships each year to encourage students to further their learnings in Computer Science and related STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) disciplines. Recipients for the scholarship will be awarded in recognition of their demonstrated passion for technology, academic excellence, and leadership while working to push the software industry forward.We strongly encourage underrepresented groups to pursue STEM fields of study as we greatly value a broad range of perspectives and contributions. We are especially committed to offering scholarships to those individuals from backgrounds that may have historically been underrepresented in the technical field. We prioritize scholarship applications that demonstrate exceptional leadership work in the promotion of diversity i... Read more »

Scholarship application closes on
January 31, 2020
Scholarship provided type
Trust
Number of scholarships offered
Varies per year
Study Level
Undergraduate
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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.

Requirements

Eligibility Criteria

To eligible to this Scholarship 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 you submit the application.
  • A demonstrated record of academic achievement/excellence. 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.
  • Show satisfactory progress toward an undergraduate degree in computer science, computer engineering or a related STEM discipline.

Application

Application Process

  • Applications for the Tuition Scholarship are open from 19th November 2018 to 31st January 2019. Please apply here.
  • If you have any questions, contact us at scholars@microsoft.com.

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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