Facebook Grace Hopper Women in Computing Scholarship 2017

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Facebook Grace Hopper Women in Computing Scholarship 2017

29th May 2017 Career Opportunities Women in technology 0
HBN FEMPOWER 2017

HBN FEMPOWER 2017Application deadline: June 15, 2017

Facebook is committed to advancing women in technology, and we are very excited to announce the 2017 Facebook Grace Hopper Women in 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.

We look forward to celebrating with you in Orlando!

Application Deadline

Applications open on Saturday, April 15, 2017 at 5:00pm PST.
Completed applications are due by Thursday, June 15, 2017 at 11:59pm PST.
(Applications may be saved and edited up until application deadline)

Apply here

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, 11:59pm 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.

For more details, visit the Facebook Grace Hopper Women Scholarship website

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