Microsoft Scholarship Program is for students who are currently enrolled in a four-year undergraduate bachelor’s degree program. Students must be attending a school in North America and pursuing studies in Computer Science and related STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math).
Most of the scholarships will be awarded to female students, underrepresented minority students (African-American, Hispanic or Native American) or students with disabilities. All candidates are reviewed on the basis of their passion for STEM fields, leadership qualities and financial need. Students must have a GPA of 3.0 or above. Scholarships cover full or partial tuition for one academic year.
In addition to the scholarships, Microsoft helps students financially to be able to attend technical conferences. Financial assistance covers conference registration, travel, hotel and other related expenses.
Scholarship applications are open beginning October 1 to January 31 of each year.
The deadline for this scholarship is usually in JANUARY of each year, and the award amount VARIES.
For more details, visit https://careers.microsoft.com/us/en/usscholarshipprogram