At Adobe Research, they create innovative technologies for software products to better serve consumers, creative professionals, developers, and enterprises. They bring together the smartest, most driven people they can find, and we give them the freedom to nurture their intellectual curiosity, while providing them the necessary resources and support to shape their ideas into tangible results.

One part of creating the best products is bringing a diverse group of people together. To bring more gender diversity to the technology industry, they are pleased to invite applications to the Adobe Research Women-in-Technology Scholarship. The Adobe Research Women-in-Technology Scholarship recognizes outstanding undergraduate female students anywhere in the world who are studying computer science.

Scholarship Details

The Adobe Research Scholarship for women in technology includes:

  • A $10,000 award paid once.
  • A Creative Cloud subscription membership for one year.
  • An Adobe Research mentor.
  • An opportunity to interview for an internship at Adobe.

The deadline for submitting a completed Fellowship application is November 3, 2017 at 5pm Pacific Time. A committee of Adobe researchers will review all applicants and select the winners at their discretion. Recipients are selected based on their academic record, a personal statement, and three letters of reference. Students may be invited for phone interviews following the initial review.

Scholarship recipients will be announced by December 21, 2017.

Eligibility Criteria

In order to be eligible for the 2018 Adobe Research Women-in-Technology Scholarship, applicants must meet all of the following criteria:

  • Be a female student currently enrolled as an undergraduate student at a university for the 2017-2018 academic year.
  • Intend to be enrolled as a full-time undergraduate student at a university for the 2018-2019 academic year.
  • Be majoring in computer science, computer engineering, or a closely related technical field.
  • Maintain a strong academic record
  • Not have a close relative working for Adobe Research.
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Applications must include:

  • A resume
  • Academic transcripts from your current and/or past institution
  • Three references (our online application system will request letters from your references via email)
  • Answers to up to four essay questions, which will be available when we start accepting applications

An optional 60-second video or multimedia submission describing your dream career.

Adobe Research Women-in-Technology Scholarship FAQ

Is the $10,000 given to the student or to the university?

The Student

Can masters students apply?

No. The scholarship is intended for undergraduate students.

What instructions will you send my letter writers?

In your recommendation letter, please answer the following questions.

How long have you known the applicant and how did you meet?

Can you rank the applicant as belonging to the top 5, 10, or 20% of computer science undergraduates?

Please assess the applicants:

  • intellectual and analytic strength,
  • technical skills,
  • ability to think creatively,
  • ambition and initiative,
  • stamina and independence,
  • and ability to work as part of a team.

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