Microsoft Scholarships for Undergraduate Students in United States, Canada and Mexico, 2014/15

Microsoft is offering four different types of technical scholarships for the 2014-2015 academic year to current undergraduate students: General Scholarships, Women’s Scholarships, Minority Scholarships and Scholarships for Students with Disabilities. 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 you submit the application. Application deadline is January 31, 2014.. A Microsoft scholarship provides a leg up so you can pursue undergraduate studies in computer science and related technical disciplines. You’ll join a community of scholarship recipients from the United States, Canada and Mexico who share your passion for technology and academic excellence. It all adds up to achieving your primary goal—making a real difference in the software industry. Microsoft is offering four different types of technical scholarships for the 2014-2015 academic year to current undergraduate students: General Scholarships, Women’s Scholarships, Minority Scholarships, and Scholarships for Students with Disabilities..  The scholarships are available for pursuing undergraduate degree level.
The research areas of this scholarship are: Not provided
Who can apply to this scholarship? To be eligible student 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 you submit the application. Plus, we’ll need to see that you’re 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 student demonstrate an interest in computer science. Because the scholarship is merit based, student 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.
Benefits of the scholarship: Applicants 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 your college or university. Microsoft will make payments to the designated school and they’re 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.
More information about the fellowship:
Duration:  Scholarship is offered for one academic year.
Number of scholarships:  Microsoft is offering four different types of technical scholarships for the 2014-2015 academic year to current undergraduate students: General Scholarships, Women’s Scholarships, Minority Scholarships, and Scholarships for Students with Disabilities.

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