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Windows Insider Women in Computing Award 2019 call for Applications


Deadline: 10 Jul,2019    Next term Starts:: 30 Sep,2019



Windows insider women in computing program is sending up to 10 young women to the Grace hopper Celebration networking event in the U.S. You could join them at the Grace Hopper Celebration for a week of networking, professional development, and inspiring discussion.


Eligibility and criteria

You have to register as a windows insider then get to apply

  • To be eligible for the award, join the Windows Insider Program by registering at https://insider.windows.com/en-us/getting-started/#register.
  • The award is open to all women 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. Award recipients may participate in the above virtually, such as through video conference.


Awards and Benefits

  • A sponsorship that covers registration, airfare, lodging, and meals for up to 14 winners.
  • Your trip to the Grace Hopper Celebration in Orlando, Florida will be followed by a one-day professional development program hosted by Microsoft and the Windows Insider Program in Orlando.

Fourteen (14) Grand Prizes. 

Each winner will receive:

A trip for winner to Orlando, FL to attend Grace Hopper Celebration from September 30 – October 6, 2019. Approximate Retail Value (ARV) $3,000.00. Trip includes:

  • Round trip coach airfare from major airport closest to winner’s home.
  • Six (6) nights standard hotel accommodations.
  • Transportation to/from airport/hotel.
  • A $400.00 travel allowance for winner only.
  • Admission for One (1) to attend Grace Hopper Celebration on October 1-4, 2019.
  • Invitation to the post-conference Professional Development Day hosted by Microsoft and the Windows Insider Program team on October 5, 2019 that will include panel discussions on internship and early career topics plus mentor-ship opportunities.
  • If the event is cancelled for any reason, Sponsor shall have no further obligation to the winner other than to provide the travel portion of the prize minus the opportunity to attend event.


How To Apply

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