Facebook Grace Hopper Scholarship for women

Facebook Grace hopper scholarship

Application open for Facebook Grace Hopper Scholarship

Facebook always tries to empower woman in technology. To empower woman, facebook is very excited to announce the 2017 Facebook Grace Hopper Women in Computing Scholarship.

Thousands of remarkable women in technology will join facebook at 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.

Eligibility

  1. The scholarship is open to all women excelling in Computer Science globally (open for any woman all over the world).
  2. 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).

Highlights of award

  1. Facebook will pay registration fees for Grace Hopper Celebration
  2. 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.
  3. Additional meal stipend.
  4. An invitation to a private reception with Facebook's Engineering Team during the Grace Hopper Celebration.
  5. For international applicants: If you are selected, you would be responsible for your own travel visa. Facebook would cover travel expenses.

Important dates

  1. Wednesday, June 15th, 11:59pm PST - Applications for the Facebook Grace Hopper Celebration Scholarship must be submitted in full. If you made any mistake in application, you can edit it till last last of submission.
  2. Friday, July 15th - Award recipients will be notified by email of their acceptance by midnight PST.
  3. Sunday, October 1st - Saturday October 7th - Dates scholarship recipients must be available.

If you have any questions, you can contact facebook gracehopper team to gracehopper@fb.com

You can apply for this scholarship at https://www.facebook.com/careers/program/gracehopper2017/apply/

As per feedback from many women who get this scholarship last year, they got opportunity to placed in several gaint MNC. They feel lucky to meet the person about whom they heard in media. So you have lots of opportunity, if you able to get this scholarship.

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