Adobe India Women in Technology Scholarship

Adobe India - Women in Technology Scholarship 2017

Last date to apply

October 30, 2016

About Adobe India Women in Technology Scholarship

Adobe India- Women in Technology Scholarship 2017 aims to recognise outstanding female students in the technology field. The last date to apply for Adobe India - Women in Technology Scholarship is October 30, 2016.

  • Adobe India is accepting applications for the inaugural of Women in Technology Scholarship in India. The Outstanding female students in the Technology field are eligible to apply for Adobe India Women in Technology Scholarship.
  • Adobe India Women in Technology Scholarship provides $10,000 and an internship opportunity at Adobe for Summer 2017.

The scholarship aims at bringing together the smartest, most driven individuals and giving them the freedom to nurture their intellectual curiosity. Necessary resources and support to shape the ideas to tangible results will be provided to the selected candidates.  

Adobe India- Women in Technology Scholarship Important Dates 2017

Events

Dates

Availability of Application

September 30, 2016

Last date to Submit Application

October 30, 2016

Announcement of the Scholarship Recipients

December 15, 2016

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Adobe India Women in Technology Scholarship Eligibility Criteria

Gender Female
Region India 
Class/ Age Female Undergraduate Students 
Details
  • The applicant must be a female student currently enrolled as an Undergraduate Student at a University for the academic year 2016-17
  • The applicant must be intended to be enrolled as a full-time Undergraduate Student at a University for the academic year 2017-18
  • The Applicant must have a Major in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or a closely related field.
  • A Post Graduate or Master’s student can also apply.

Non-eligibility

The female student having a close relative working for Adobe Research will not be eligible for the scholarship.

Adobe India Women in Technology Scholarship Reward

The Scholarship Recipients will be intimated by December 15, 2016. They will receive the following benefits:

  • An Internship opportunity at Adobe for the Summer 2017 and Adobe collaboration and mentoring for BTP.
  • The remainder of the winner's B. Tech tuition fee: 1 or 2 years.
  • If any Paper (based on Internship/BTP Collaboration) gets accepted in a conference (approved by Adobe), travel to that conference for one author.
  • Travel and participate to Grace Hopper Conference.
  • A Creative Cloud Subscription membership for one year

Adobe India Women in Technology Scholarship Application form and Process

Adobe India Women in Technology Application Form will start from September 30, 2016. The Application can be filled Online at the official website at www.adobe.com

The Applications must include the following:

  • SoPA resume
  • Academic Transcripts of the applicant’s from their current and/or Past Institution
  • 1 Recommendation/Reference Letter from a Professor: The recommendation Letter should 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 the students you have seen?
    • Please access the applicant’s following skills:
      • 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

Important Instructions to write SoP


The SoP should provide a sketch of the individual, their motivation towards their motivation towards their current academic field and focus on the areas and the direction the individual would like to pursue. Supporting information about prior projects are encouraged. The document should consist of following 3 parts mentioned below:

Part 1: The applicant must Introduce themselves, their Interest and motivations in brief

Part 2: The candidate must summarise their Undergraduate work as follows:

  • The Projects that they have worked on, the title of the project, the persons with whom they worked with, their responsibilities in the Project and the outcome. The Applicant must write all the above points very technically or the in the style of their discipline.
  • Important paper or thesis paper that they have completed, as well as anything scholarly beyond their curricular requirements.
  • Work Experience, especially if they had any kind of responsibility for testing, designing, researching or interning.

Part 3: The Applicant must elaborate their Interests, indicating the area of Interests. They can pose a question, define a problem, or indicate a theme that they would like to address, and a question that arises from contemporary work.

The Applicant must end their Statement in a positive manner, indicating excitement and readiness for the challenges ahead of you.

Adobe India Application Submission

The applicant must email their Application Form along with the above-mentioned attachment to witindia@adobe.com.

Adobe India Women in Technology Scholarship Selection Process

The Selection of Adobe-India Women in Technology will be done by a Committee of Adobe Researchers will review all applicants and choose upto 10 recipients at their discretion. The Selection of the recipients will be made on the basis of the following criteria:

  • Academic Record
  • A Personal Statement
  • Three Letters of Reference

The students may be invited for Telephonic Interview based on the initial review.

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