Microsoft University Scholarships for Both US and International Students

Microsoft University Scholarships

Course(s) Offered: Technology
Course Level: Undergraduate
Provider: Microsoft Corp.
Country to Study in: USA

Scholarship Description
Microsoft is a household name. And Microsoft is happy to be offering scholarships for university students in the technical fields who qualify using a set of eligibility criteria.

Microsoft is offering four different types of technical scholarships for the 2010-2011 academic year to current undergraduate students: General Scholarships, Women’s Scholarships, Minority Scholarships, and Scholarships for Students with Disabilities.

If you are eligible for these scholarships, then Microsoft Corporation invites you to apply for its Microsoft University Scholarships. Scholarships will be awarded for local students from the United States and also international students who have travelled to study in the USA.

Microsoft University Scholarships

You must be a current undergraduate student at a recognized university in order to qualify to participate. Microsoft selects final candidates based on the following criteria:
  • Eligibility (as set by the Corporation for the different categories of scholarship awards)
  • Quality of application
  • Displayed interest in the software industry
  • Commitment to leadership
  • Financial need
Please visit the Microsoft website for a more detailed description of the eligibility criteria for each of the four categories of scholarships for undergraduate students being offered by Microsoft

Eligible groups
Citizens of ALL countries

Participating Institutions
Microsoft Corporation

Fields of study
All subjects and courses in the Technical fields

Number of awards
Not specified, however, several will be granted. Scholarships will be awarded under the following categories:
  • General Scholarships,
  • Women’s Scholarships,
  • Minority Scholarships, and
  • Scholarships for Students with Disabilities
Sponsorship duration
Throughout the duration of your undergraduate programme

Scholarship benefits
The value of these scholarships and financial aid will cover your university studies and/or monthly maintenance

Method of Application
If you’re interested in applying for the 2010-2011 academic year scholarships, make sure you postmark your application by February 1, 2010 in order for your application to be considered.

It is important to visit the official Microsoft webpage (link to it is below) so as to download the application form, and also to obtain detailed and complete information

The last day to post your application is February 1, 2010. Please note that the postmark stamp on your application must bear a date on or before February 1, 2010 in order for your application to be considered

Please check your e-mail on March 19, 2010, the day we notify all rewarded scholarship recipients. We will strive to contact all applicants about their status, however please note that due to the high number of scholarship applicants, we may only be able to contact candidates who were awarded scholarships.

Microsoft Corporation (abbreviated as MS) is an American multinational technology company headquartered in Redmond, Washington, that develops, manufactures, licenses, supports and sells computer software, consumer electronics and personal computers and services. Microsoft was founded by Paul Allen and Bill Gates on April 4, 1975, to develop and sell BASIC interpreters for the Altair 8800. It rose to dominate the personal computer operating system market with MS-DOS in the mid-1980s, followed by Microsoft Windows.

Application Deadline: 1 February 2010
Open to International Applicants: Yes

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