Facebook Grace Hopper Scholarship for advancing women in technology. International students are eligible to apply for this scholarship programme.

The aim of the scholarship is to provide financial help to international students.Applicants from outside the home country will often need to meet specific English language/other language requirements in order to be able to study there.High school through post-doc students are eligible for this scholarship available to study Computer Science.

Worth of Award

Award Details:

  • Paid registration for the Grace Hopper Celebration
  • Paid travel and lodging, including a pre-Grace Hopper Celebration program in Orlando that includes tech talks, mentoring sessions and networking events from October 1-7, 2017
  • An invitation to a private reception with Facebook’s Engineering Team during the Grace Hopper Celebration
  • Additional meal stipend
  • The scholarship is open to all women excelling in Computer Science globally.
  • You have to currently be enrolled at an educational institution in order to qualify for the scholarship (high school through post-doc students are eligible).
  • For international applicants: If you are selected, you would be responsible for your own travel visa. Facebook would cover travel expenses.
  • 50 scholarships will be awarded.

Eligibility

The following criteria must be met in order for applicants to be eligible for scholarship:

  • The scholarship is open to all women excelling in Computer Science globally.
  • You have to currently be enrolled at an educational institution in order to qualify for the scholarship (high school through post-doc students are eligible).
  • International students are eligible to apply for this scholarship program.

 

How to Apply

The mode of application is online.

Deadline: Scholarship application deadline is June 15, 2017.

Click here for more details and to apply 

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