Blacks at Microsoft Scholarships in USA: The scholarships are renewable – each winner who continues to meet the criteria is eligible to receive an annual award of $5,000 for up to four (4) consecutive years for a potential total $20,000 scholarship. Up to 24 scholarship runners-up will be eligible for a one-time $2,500 BAM technology stipend based on need.
Blacks at Microsoft Scholarship (BAM) is committed to supporting the continuous growth and development of Black employees and encouraging students to pursue technical careers.
To be considered for a BAM Scholarship, you must:
You must also submit:
All materials must be submitted via the online request link below. Documents sent by email or postal mail are not accepted. If you have any questions, please email BAMScholarshipInfo@microsoft.com.
Frequently Asked Questions:
If I am already in university, can I apply for a BAM scholarship?
No. BAM scholarships are only open to high school graduates; however, scholarship recipients can apply for scholarship renewals for up to four years.
If I plan to attend a community college in the fall, can I apply for a BAM scholarship?
Yes. Scholarship applicants must plan to study for a bachelor's degree, but students who plan to start a degree program at a two-year university can apply.
Can the scholarship be renewed?
Yes. Scholarship recipients can renew their visas for up to four years, provided they meet certain eligibility requirements.
When I apply for a scholarship, will I automatically consider participating in a Microsoft High School internship?
No. Only BAM scholarship recipients will automatically be considered for internships. For information on how to apply for the Microsoft High School Internship Program, please visit the High School Internship Program website.
African-American or African Nationalities (for example, African American, African, Ethiopian, etc.).