Microsoft Research Women’s Fellowship Program

Microsoft Research
PhD Degree

Deadline: varies
Study in: USA
Course starts AY 2016-2017

Brief description:

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 interested in pursuing a PhD and in need of financial assistance.

Host Institution(s):

The following United States universities are participants in the Microsoft Research Women’s Fellowship in the 2016–2017 academic year:

• Carnegie Mellon University
• Cornell University
• Georgia Institute of Technology
• Massachusetts Institute of Technology
• Princeton University
• Stanford University
• University of California at Berkeley
• University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign
• University of Texas at Austin
• University of Washington

Level/Field of study:

PhD Programme in any field of study offered at the participating Universities

Number of Scholarships:

One from each participating University

Target group:


Scholarship value/inclusions/duration:

The scholarship amount is US$20,000 for the 2016–2017 academic year. Of that amount, $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.

The fellowship is awarded to recipients for one academic year only and is not available for extension or renewal.


The Microsoft Research Women’s Fellowship is eligible to students entering or enrolled in a PhD program at one of the participating universities for the 2016–2017 academic year.

Application instructions:

If you are pursuing, or plan to pursue, a PhD at one of these universities and are interested in applying to receive the Microsoft Research Women’s Fellowship, contact the department chair in your field of study for information about the fellowship’s application, review, and selection process as well as the fellowship schedule for the 2016–2017 academic year. Deadline varies per university.

It is important to visit the official website (link found below) for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.


Official Scholarship Website:

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