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 US$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.
Fields of Study: Engineering, Computer science, Computer Information Systems, or select business programs (such as Finance, Business Administration, or Marketing).
Eligibility: To be considered for a BAM Scholarship, you must:
* 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.
Number of Awards: 2
Value of Award: US$5,000
Duration of Program: Up to 4 years.
How to Apply: Visit link below.