Microsoft Datacenter Academy Scholarship (Grant Opportunity)

The Microsoft Data Center Academy in partnership with Estrella Mountain and Glendale Community College is helping under-represented diverse students build digital skills and provide career pathways in the growing information technology sector. Preference will be given to female and minority students. Funds may be used for tuition, books, registration fees, and testing vouchers. The scholarship is renewable if the above criteria is maintained. Please note: if you have already been accepted as a Microsoft Datacenter scholar, you do not need to reapply each semester.

The Microsoft Datacenter Academy supports the following degrees/classes:

  • AAS: Cybersecurity
  • AAS: Information Technology
  • AAS: Network and Systems Administration
  • CCL: Computer System Configuration and Support Network
  • CCL: Computer System Configuration and Support, Security
  • CCL: Cybersecurity Fundamentals
  • BPC170 and BPC270 (prep for A+ certification)
  • CIS190 (prep for Network+ certification)
  • CIS126DL and CIS238DL (prep for Linux+ certification)
  • CIS270 (prep for Security+ certification)

The amount for this award is based on enrollment. Awards per semester vary.