Fully Funded Microsoft Windows Insider Grace Hopper Award

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Applications are called for Microsoft Windows Insider Grace Hopper Aware 2019 where selected candidates will join the Grace Hopper Celebration for a week of networking, professional development, and inspiring discussion. The celebration is going to be held in Orlando, Florida and everything will be funded. 

Benefits:
– Sponsorship that covers food, lodging, air travel and registration fee for up to 14 selected participants.
– One day professional development program hosted by Microsoft and Windows Insider Program in Florida.

Eligibility:
– Join the Windows Insider Program by registering at https://insider.windows.com/en-us/getting-started/register
– The award is open to all students currently in the process of completing a university computer science or related degree program.
– Entrants must be currently enrolled in an accredited degree-granting institution in order to qualify for the award (first-year college students through post-doc students are eligible). –
Students who have accepted employment offers (2019-2020) at Microsoft are ineligible.
– International students arriving from outside of the U.S. will be responsible for securing their own travel visas.
– Award recipients MUST be available to attend both the Grace Hopper Celebration conference in Orlando, FL between October 1-4 and the one-day post-conference program on October 5, 2019, in Orlando.
– Award recipients also agree to participate in at least one community event or promotional media campaign for the Windows Insider Program. 

Application requirements:
– Submit a short video and brief written statement about your journey pursuing computer science and your vision for making an impact in your field in the future.

Deadline: 10 July 2019

For more information on this, visit 2019 Windows Insider Grace Hopper Award