Annual Microsoft Disability Scholarships

Ian C. Langtree Content Writer/Editor for Disabled World
Published: 2014/01/24 - Updated: 2023/10/08
Publication Type: Announcement / Notification
Contents: Summary - Main - Related Publications

Synopsis: Scholarship to be awarded is $5,000 paid through the Seattle Foundation on behalf of the Microsoft disAbility Employee Resource Group. The scholarships are renewable, each winner who continues to meet the criteria is eligible to receive an annual award of $5,000 for up to four (4) consecutive years for a potential total $20,000 scholarship. 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.

Main Digest

The Microsoft Disability Scholarship will be awarded to promising high school seniors with disabilities who plan to attend a vocational or academic college and aspire to have a career in the technology industry. The scholarships are renewable - each winner who continues to meet the criteria is eligible to receive an annual award of $5,000 for up to four (4) consecutive years for a potential total $20,000 scholarship.

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

The Microsoft Disability 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.

📢 Discover Related Topics


👍 Share This Information To:
𝕏.com Facebook Reddit

Page Information, Citing and Disclaimer

Disabled World is an independent disability community founded in 2004 to provide disability news and information to people with disabilities, seniors, their family and/or carers. You can connect with us on social media such as X.com and our Facebook page.

Cite This Page (APA): Langtree, I. C. (2014, January 24). Annual Microsoft Disability Scholarships. Disabled World. Retrieved April 17, 2024 from www.disabled-world.com/disability/education/scholarships/ms-scholarship.php

Permalink: <a href="https://www.disabled-world.com/disability/education/scholarships/ms-scholarship.php">Annual Microsoft Disability Scholarships</a>: Scholarship to be awarded is $5,000 paid through the Seattle Foundation on behalf of the Microsoft disAbility Employee Resource Group.

Disabled World provides general information only. Materials presented are never meant to substitute for qualified professional medical care. Any 3rd party offering or advertising does not constitute an endorsement.