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Microsoft Disability Scholarship

Published: 2014-01-24 - Updated: 2016-03-27
Author: Disabled World | Contact: Disabled World (Disabled-World.com)
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Additional References: Disability Scholarships Publications

Synopsis: Scholarship to be awarded is $5,000 paid through the Seattle Foundation on behalf of the Microsoft disAbility Employee Resource Group.

A primary goal of this scholarship is to increase the pool of persons living with a disability enrolling in higher education and, in long term, decrease the unemployment bias for this demographic.

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A primary goal of this scholarship is to increase the pool of persons living with a disability enrolling in higher education and, in long term, decrease the unemployment bias for this demographic.

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The mission of DisAbility Scholarship at Microsoft is to empower and enable high schools students with disabilities to:

This scholarship will identify promising high school seniors who have potential to enter and successfully complete a vocational or academic college program and have a financial need. The amount of the scholarship to be awarded is $5,000, which is paid through the Seattle Foundation on behalf of the Microsoft disAbility Employee Resource Group (ERG) at Microsoft to the recipient's school's Financial Aid Office.

To apply for the Microsoft DisAbility Scholarship, the student must meet the following guidelines:

All candidates must be high school students living with a disability who plan to attend a 2 to 4 year University or College program, maintain a cumulative 3.0 CPA or equivalent and have declared a major from the approved list.

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Cite This Page (APA): Disabled World. (2014, January 24). Microsoft Disability Scholarship. Disabled World. Retrieved January 29, 2023 from www.disabled-world.com/disability/education/scholarships/ms-scholarship.php

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