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Scholarship Name:
Seattle Foundation “Women at Microsoft” Scholarship
Scholarship Description:
Scholarship offered through Microsoft to female and non-binary high school students.
Award Amount:
Up to $20,000.00
Number of Scholarships:
Multiple awards
Application Required:
Official Transcript(s) Required:
Yes (Finalists)
References and Letter of Recommendations Required:
Two (2) letters of recommendation
Interview Required:
Original Essay Required:
Additional Requirements and Information:
1)  Min. 3.0 GPA; 2)  Must identify as a woman;* 3) Must plan to enroll in a U.S. (or US-affiliate) college, university or technical school; 4) Demonstrated financial need; 5) Financial Information & Needs Statement required; 6) Must plan a career in a STEAM field (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math); 7) Demonstrated passion or technology and the impact it can have on the world; 8) Demonstrated participation in extracurricular and community service activities; 9)  At least one (1) letter must be from a faculty or staff member at applicant’s school; 10) Transcript(s) required; 11) Unofficial transcript(s) accepted; 12) Scholarship award payable as follows:  Three (3) recipients will be awarded renewable $5,000.00/per academic year scholarships for up to four (4) academic years.  Up to ten (10) finalists will be awarded $2,500.00 non-renewable scholarships.
  • *Non-binary people, those who are gender fluid, and women of transgender experience are encouraged to apply.
  • Applicants who cannot cannot obtain an official transcript from their school can send an unofficial transcript with their application. However, if  they are selected as a finalist, they will be required to submit an official transcript.
  • Finalists may be asked to participate in virtual interviews with selection committee via Microsoft Teams sometime in Spring of 2022.
  • International students are eligible for this scholarship award.
Nationwide (US), International
Eligibility Requirements:
Online application
Additional Applicant Requirements:
Must be a graduating high school senior
Category (ies):
GPA, Gender, Merit-based, Need-based, Community Service, Extracurricular Activities, Major/Field of Study
Web Site:
Point of Contact:
Seattle Foundation
Westlake Tower
1601 Fifth Avenue, Suite 1900
Seattle, Washington  98101-3615
Telephone:  (206) 515-2119

Deadline: March 15, 2022 (NLT 11:59 p.m. PDT) (receipt date)

Note: Scholarship information is ALWAYS subject to change. Interested applicants are strongly encouraged to contact the relevant office to confirm qualification(s), requirements, deadline, and transmission mode(s) and address(es).

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