Cool news to share! Microsoft announces Scholorship for Students with Disabilities!

Redmond, WA

Microsoft is pleased to announce the launch of the Microsoft Disability Scholarship intended to empower and enable High School Students with disabilities to:

A) Go to college
B) Realize the impact technology has on the world
C) Target a career in the technology industry

The scholarship launched Friday January 17, 2014 and includes a goal to increase enrollment of persons living with a disability in higher education and in the long term, decrease the unemployment bias for disabled persons.

This new program was started by and is supported by Microsoft Employees who will select promising High School Seniors who require financial assistance in or der to enter and successfully complete a Vocational or Academic College Program.

This non-renewable $5000 scholarship will be paid to the recipient’s Financial Aid Office by the Seattle Foundation on behalf of the Disability Employee Resource Group (ERG) at Microsoft.

Want more information?

Contact: Disability Employee Resource Group Microsoft Corporation

http://aka.ms/Infzyk

Email: Disability Scholarship Fund Seattle Foundation

Travis Petersen

Philanthropic Services Associate Scholarship Manager

The Seattle Foundation
scholarships@seattlefoundation.com
1200 Fifth Avenue, Suite 1300 Seattle WA 98101-3151
(206) 515-2139 direct

(206) 622-7673fax

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