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Apply: Blacks at Microsoft Scholarships 2020 for Study in USA


This year, BAM will award two US$5,000 scholarships to outstanding high school seniors who are interested in pursuing careers in technology. 

Application Deadline: 10th April 2020

To Be Taken At (Country): USA

Fields of Study: Engineering, Computer science, Computer Information Systems, or select business programs (such as Finance, Business Administration, or Marketing).

Type: Undergraduate

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
  • The scholarships are renewable – winners who continue to meet the criteria are eligible to receive an annual award of $5,000 for up to four (4) consecutive years for a potential total $20,000 scholarship.
  • Five scholarship runners-up will be eligible for a $1,500 BAM technology stipend based on need.

Duration of Program: Up to 4 years.

How to Apply: To apply for a BAM Scholarship, fill out the online application and attach the following items

  • It is important to go through all application requirements on the Programme Webpage (see link below) before applying

Visit the Program Webpage for Details

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