Microsoft Scholarship Opportunity Announcement

For selected eligible Computer Science and Cybersecurity Majors

The University of the District of Columbia (UDC) Foundation and the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences (SEAS) Department of Computer Science and Information Technology announce the Microsoft Scholarship award commencing academic Spring 2022. The grant is funded by Microsoft Corporation to build capacity in Cybersecurity and Computer  Engineering.


  • Students must be enrolled as either a freshman or sophomore in the UDC Bachelor of Science in Computer Science or Cybersecurity program.
  • Students must have a cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 2.8 or higher.


  • Selected recipients will receive a $4,500 scholarship award to be disbursed over a period of four (4) semesters (fall and spring).
  • The UDC Foundation will notify the Office of Student Accounts of the awards, which will be credited directly to the recipients’ accounts for tuition and fees.
  • The gradual disbursement of scholarship funds to the Office of Student Accounts for the selected recipients will be contingent upon completion of specific activities as listed below.

Selected Recipients Must Successfully:

  • Recipients must enroll in and satisfactorily complete one of the following courses:
    • IoT Security
    • CPS Security
  • Participate in the Mobile Development and Cybersecurity Workshops and present a satisfactory report of engagement.
  • Participate in the Cybersecurity Hackathon Challenge and present a satisfactory report of engagement.

How to Apply:


  • One week prior to the start of classes for the Fall and Spring term.