Facebook Grace Hopper Scholarship

Facebook Grace Hopper Women in Computing Scholarship is available for application. Facebook is committed to advancing women in technology, and we are very excited to announce the Computing Scholarship!

This fall we’ll join thousands of remarkable women in technology in Orlando from October 4-6, 2017 for our tenth year at the Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing. This unique scholarship program will be awarded to 50 women excelling in Computer Science. Each recipient will have the opportunity not only to attend the Celebration, but to spend valuable days before the conference with Facebook engineers learning, collaborating, and preparing for the conference.

Application Deadline:  September-June 15th,2017.

The institution of Study: This is not a long-term scholarship, but a conference scholarship.

Country of Study: USA

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.

Important Dates:

  • Wednesday, June 15th, 11:59 pm PST – Applications for the Facebook Grace Hopper Celebration Scholarship must be submitted in full.
  • Friday, July 15th – Award recipients will be notified by email of their acceptance by midnight PST.
  • Sunday, October 1st – Saturday, October 7th – Dates scholarship recipients must be available.

 

Eligibility

  • 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).
  • Pursuing a computer science programme and excelling in it.

 

Facebook Grace Hopper ScholarshipHow to apply

Application Form

 

Scholarship Link