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The Microsoft Research Women’s Fellowship

September 11, 2015

Eligible fields  Technology

Type of fellowship  PhD. The Microsoft Research Women’s Fellowship provides funding to a select list of academic universities that will each award a US$20,000 fellowship to one woman who is interesting in pursuing a PhD and in need of financial assistance. In addition, Microsoft Research will create opportunities for each fellowship recipient to engage with Microsoft researchers in their domain of study and connect with each other in a collaborative communit

Target group  Women

Age limit  None

Host info  Carnegie Mellon University, Cornell University, Georgia Institute of Technology,Massachusetts Institute of Technology,Stanford University ,University of California at Berkeley ,University of Illinois, at Urbana Champaign,University of Texas at Austin ,University of Washington

Duration  1 year

Number of awards given each year  1

Eligible costs  $18,000 will be applied toward tuition costs and $2,000 will cover travel expenses to a conference in the fellowship recipient’s field of study.

Non eligible costs  Not specified

Amounts  US$20,000/ year