Microsoft is offering undergraduate scholarships for 2013/14 academic year. Applicants must be enrolled full time in a Bachelor’s degree program at a 4-year college or university in the United States, Canada or Mexico. The scholarship award is offered in computer science and related technical disciplines. Microsoft is offering four different types of technical scholarships: General Scholarships, Women’s Scholarships, Minority Scholarships and Scholarships for Students with Disabilities for the 2013-2014 academic year. The selection criterion is totally on merit basis. Applications must be emailed or postmarked no later than February 1, 2013.
Study Subject(s): Scholarships are offered for Computer Science and related technical disciplines(Microsoft need to see that applicants are making satisfactory progress toward an undergraduate degree in computer science, computer engineering, or a related technical discipline such as electrical engineering, math, or physics—and that the student demonstrate an interest in computer science).
Course Level: This scholarship is for pursuing Undergraduate degree level.
Scholarship Provider: Microsoft Corporation
Scholarship can be taken at: USA, Canada, Mexico
Eligibility:-To be eligible, applicants must be enrolled full time in a Bachelor’s degree program at a 4-year college or university in the United States, Canada, or Mexico at the time they submit the application.
-Plus, Microsoft need to see that they are making satisfactory progress toward an undergraduate degree in computer science, computer engineering, or a related technical discipline such as electrical engineering, math, or physics and that you demonstrate an interest in computer science.
-Because the scholarship is merit based, applicants 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.
Scholarship Open for Students of Following Countries: The students of Mexico, USA and Canada can apply for this scholarship. International students can also apply if they are currently studying in North America and meet the criteria for scholarship eligibility.
Scholarship Description: Microsoft scholarship provides a leg up so that the applicant can pursue undergraduate studies in computer science and related technical disciplines. Applicants will join a community of scholarship recipients from the United States, Canada and Mexico who share passion for technology and academic excellence. It all adds up to achieving their primary goal—making a real difference in the software industry. Microsoft is offering four different types of technical scholarships for the 2013-2014 academic year to current undergraduate students. International students can also apply if they are currently studying in North America and meet the criteria for scholarship eligibility. Applicant can apply regardless of their citizenship.
Number of awards offered: Not Known
Duration of award(s): The recipient of Microsoft scholarships will enjoy the benefits for one academic year.
What does it cover? Applicant may receive either a full or partial scholarship for the academic year. Full tuition scholarships will cover tuition for the academic year as posted by the financial aid office at recipient’s college or university. Microsoft will make payments to the designated school, and they’re not transferable to other academic institutions. The applicant may use the funds for tuition only not for other costs listed on their bursar bill, such as room and board.
Selection Criteria: Microsoft selects final candidates based on Eligibility, Quality of application, Displayed interest in the software industry, Commitment to leadership and Financial need.
Notification: Not Known
How to Apply: The mode of applying is by post or by e-mail.
Scholarship Application Deadline: Do submit your applications till February 1, 2013.