Blacks at Microsoft Scholarship
Blacks at Microsoft (BAM) is a company-sponsored employee network dedicated to supporting the continued growth and development of black employees at Microsoft Corporation. This year, BAM will award two (2) U.S. $5,000 scholarships to outstanding high-school seniors who are interested in pursuing careers in technology. The scholarships are renewable, so winners who continue to meet the criteria can receive an annual $5,000 award for up to four years. The application deadline is March 1, the Number of Awards is 2, and the maximum awards amount is $20,000.
-Be a high-school senior of African descent (for example, African-American, African, or Ethiopian)
-Plan to attend a four-year college or university in the fall of the year following high-school graduation
-Plan to pursue a bachelor's degree in engineering, computer science, computer information systems, or select business programs (such as finance, business administration, or marketing)
-Demonstrate a passion for technology
-Demonstrate leadership at school or in the community
-Have a cumulative GPA of 3.3 or higher
-Require financial assistance to attend college
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