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Scholarships & Financial Grants

Removing barriers for students seeking digital skills and promoting diversity in the IT sector

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Datacenter Academy Scholarships help pay for the cost of tuition, fees, and certifications for students that are seeking IT skills, in locations where those costs can be impede a student from pursuing education. The scholarships are targeted to help those who have historically been underrepresented in STEM and technical fields. Through these scholarships, Microsoft helps promote the acquisition of skills and certifications for employment in the growing IT sector in Microsoft’s datacenter communities – and beyond.
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Diversity at Microsoft

Learn how a diverse culture enables Microsoft to pursue the mission to “empower every person and every organization on the planet to achieve more.”

How do I apply for a scholarship?

You can apply for the Datacenter Academy Scholarship by reaching out to one of our education partners.

Which education partners offer scholarships?

Datacenter School locations

What does a scholarship cover?

For students based in the United States

  • Tuition costs for the designated Datacenter Academy curriculum
  • Book Costs for associated classes
  • Datacenter Academy associated CompTIA certification testing fees