Microsoft disAbility Scholarship Program
The Microsoft disAbility Scholarship Program is now open. Students from all over the world are welcome to apply. They must be current high school senior with living with a disAbility. The winners will receive benefit of maximum $20,000.
The disability scholarship at Microsoft delivers on the mission of Microsoft’s cross-disability employee resource group to empower and enable people with disabilities. This scholarship enables high school students with disabilities to go to college and target a career in the technology industry. This scholarship will be awarded to promising high school seniors who plan to attend a vocational or academic college and have a financial need.
The amount of this renewable scholarship to be awarded is $5,000 per year, up to $20,000.
Level and Area of Studies
High school level in any field. However candidates must be planning to attend college for studying engineering, computer science, computer information systems, law, business, or a related field.
Place of Study: Any.
Eligibility and Criteria
- Be a current high school senior with living with a disAbility (as defined by WHO), whether that be visual, hearing, mobility, cognitive, speech or other disAbility.
- Open to international students
- Plan to attend an undergraduate program in a 2 or 4-year University/College or Technical College in the fall of the academic year following high-school graduation. Schools must be in the USA or have a USA-Affiliate for financial transactions (contact Seattle Foundation to verify non-USA school’s eligibility).
- Declare a major in engineering, computer science, computer information systems, law, business, or a related field (e.g. paralegal, pre-law, finance, business administration, or marketing).
- Demonstrate a passion for technology.
- Demonstrate leadership at school and/or in the community.
- Have a high school cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher.
- Require financial assistance to attend college.
- Enrollment status must be full-time or half-time.
There is no nationality restriction.
Detail instruction of this scholarship can be seen at the link below.
15 March annually.
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