Call for Applications: Facebook Grace Hopper Scholarship for Women in Computing

Deadline: 15 June 2017

Facebook, with the commitment to advancing women in technology, has excitedly announced the 2017 Facebook Grace Hopper Women in Computing Scholarship!

It shall be joined by thousands of remarkable women in technology in Orlando from October 4-6, 2017 for its 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.

The program will take place in Orlando.

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

Eligibility Criteria

  • The scholarship is open to all women excelling in Computer Science globally.
  • Applicants 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 selected, they would be responsible for their 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.

How to Apply

Interested applicants must apply online via given website.

For more information, please visit Facebook Grace Hopper Scholarship.

Get Professional Help in Raising Funds for Your Organization

Join Thousands of Successful Members accessing new grants, building long-term donor partnerships and learning powerful fundraising skills.

  • Donor Database, Filtered Funding Opportunities & Specific Funding Alerts
  • Unlimited Search Power: Find Grants, Donors & Resources Easily
  • Download Resource Guides, View Sample Proposals, Stream Videos & more

West Africa USAID-Ghana: Amplify Family Planning and Sexual and Reproductive Health Programme

Women’s Fund in Georgia: Overcoming Empty Forms of Violence against Women in the Regions of Georgia

Helen Keller International: Enhanced Homestead Food Production Program in Myanmar

EREF: Seeking Applications for Sustainable Solid Waste Management Research Programme

EU Call for Proposals: Grant for CSOs – Water Supply and Sanitation Sector Reform Programme (WSSSRP) III

PRIMA Call for Proposals 2018 (Section 1): Supporting a Wide Range of Research and Innovation Projects

Applications Open for Jean Sainsbury Animal Welfare Trust Grant Program!

U.S. Department of State, Bureau of PRM: 2018 NGO Projects Benefiting Refugees and Other Vulnerable Populations in Egypt

DHHS-ACL: Disability and Rehabilitation Research Projects (DRRP) Program

U.S. Department of State, Bureau of PRM: NGO Programs benefitting Refugees and Internally Displaced Persons from Colombia

Kosovar Civil Society Foundation: Call for Proposals to Support Righteous Journalist Reporting

U.S. Department of State, Bureau of PRM: 2018 NGO Programs Benefiting Displaced and Conflict-Affected Persons in Armenia and Georgia

European Commission Regional Call for Proposals under the Instrument for Stability and Peace (IcSP)!

Wildlife Conservation Society: Inviting Applicants for 2018 Climate Adaptation Fund

British Council’s Call for Research Proposals on Education, Peace and Stability

Partnerships for International Development Fund: Seeking Applications from New Zealand

EU Call for Proposals: Support to Kosovo Police Reform

Caplan Foundation for Early Childhood: Grants to Improve the Quality of Life of Children in U.S.

National Geographic Society: Inviting Applicants for Early Career Grant

IUCN NL Small Grants for the Purchase of Nature (SPN): Enabling Strong Local Conservation NGOs to Protect Habitat

KIOS Call for Proposals 2018: Strengthening the Realization of Human Rights Defenders

Movies that Matter Grant Programme: Promoting the Screenings of Human Rights Cinema Worldwide

National Geographic Society: Inviting Applicants for Standard Grants

UNDP Call for Proposals: High Level Support to the Water Supply and Sanitation Commission in Liberia