Nationwide(BlackNews.com) -- Microsoft, a global leader in software, smart phones, tablets, video games, and more, has announced that they are giving away millions in scholarships this year. They are offering four different types of technical scholarships for the 2013-2014 academic year to current undergraduate students: General Scholarships, Women’s Scholarships, Minority Scholarships, and Scholarships for Students with Disabilities.
To be eligible, 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. Plus, they must be making satisfactory progress toward an undergraduate degree in computer science, computer engineering, or a related technical discipline such as electrical engineering, math, or physics.
Because the scholarship is merit based, students 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. Also, in addition to submitting an application, students must submit a resume, an academic transcript, answers to essay questions, a letter of referral, and a confirmation page from the online application.
The deadline to apply is February 1, 2013. Students are encouraged to get started on the application process right away!
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