GHC Scholarship [Facebook Scholarship] 2018
Facebook is committed to advancing women in technology, and we are very excited to announce the 2018 Facebook Grace Hopper Women in Computing Scholarship!
This fall we’ll join thousands of remarkable women in technology in Houston, Texas from September 26-28, 2018 for our eleventh 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.
How to Apply
Students in Indian colleges can apply via this link
The following criteria must be met in order for applicants to be eligible for the scholarship:
- 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).
International students are eligible to apply for this scholarship program.
- Paid registration for the Grace Hopper Celebration
- Paid travel and lodging, including a pre-Grace Hopper Celebration program in Houston that includes tech talks, mentoring sessions and networking events from September 23-29, 2018.
- 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 currently enrolled in a University CS degree program.
- You have to currently be enrolled at an educational institution in order to qualify for the scholarship (1st year college through post-doc students are eligible).
- Students who have accepted offers (2018-2019) at Facebook are ineligible.
- For international applicants: If you are selected, you would be responsible for your own travel visa. Facebook would cover travel expenses.
- Friday, June 29th, 11:59pm PDT – Applications for the Facebook Grace Hopper Celebration Scholarship must be submitted in full.
- Wednesday, August 1st – Award recipients will be notified by email of their acceptance by midnight PDT.
- Scholarship recipients MUST be available to attend Facebook and conference activities between Sunday, September 23rd and Saturday, September 29th.
Number of Scholarships
50 scholarships will be awarded.
Applications open on Friday, June 1, 2018 at 9:00am PST.
Completed applications are due by Friday, June 29, 2018 at 11:59pm PST.
(Applications may be saved and edited up until application deadline)