Scholarship Opportunity for High School Seniors
BAM African-American Heritage Scholarship is currently accepting applications and the deadline is approaching.
Blacks at Microsoft (BAM) is a company-sponsored employee network dedicated to supporting the continued growth and development of black employees at Microsoft Corporation. This year, BAM will award two $5,000 scholarships to outstanding high-school seniors who are interested in pursuing careers in technology. The scholarships are renewable, so winners who continue to meet the criteria can receive an annual $5,000 award for up to four years.
To be considered for a BAM Scholarship, you must:
–Be a high-school senior of African descent (for example, African American, African, or Ethiopian).
–Plan to attend a four-year college or university in the fall of the year following high-school graduation. –Plan to pursue a bachelor’s degree in engineering, computer science, computer information systems, or select business programs (such as finance, business administration, or marketing).
–Demonstrate a passion for technology.
–Demonstrate leadership at school or in the community.
–Have a cumulative GPA of 3.3 or higher.
–Require financial assistance to attend college.
For additional details and applications, visit: https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/diversity/programs/blacks-scholarships.aspx