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.

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