Adobe India Women in Technology Scholarship

Adobe India Scholarship for Women in Technology 2018 for B.Tech Students

Last date to apply

30 October 2017

About Adobe India Scholarship for Women

Adobe India Scholarship for Women in Technology aims to recognise outstanding female students in the technology field. The last date to apply for Adobe India - Women in Technology Scholarship is 30 October  2017. You have to submit SOP, Letter of Reference and also Resume. In Sop, you will have to write about your interest in technology and highlight about the work you have done. This is open to students pursuing B.Tech, Integrated M.Tech.

  • 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 Scholarship for Women Dates


Events

Dates

Availability of Application

30 September 2017

Last date to Submit Application

13 October 2017

30 October 2017

Announcement of the Scholarship Recipients

21 December 2017

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Adobe India Scholarship for Women Eligibility Criteria

Gender Female
Region India 
Class/ Age Female Undergraduate Students 
Details
  • The applicant must be an Indian female student currently enrolled as an Undergraduate Student at a University for the academic year 2017-18
  • 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 be enrolled in B. Tech or Dual Degree B. Tech/M. Tech

Non-eligibility

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

Adobe India Scholarship for Women Reward

The Scholarship Recipients will be intimated by  21 December 2017. They will receive the following benefits.An Adobe India-wide program will be arranged for felicitation of these Scholarship winners.

  • An Internship opportunity at Adobe India for Summer 2018
  • Collaboration and Mentoring for Bachelor of Technology Project.
  • 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 in India

Adobe India Scholarship for Women Application form and Process

Adobe India Women in Technology Application Form has started. The Application can be filled Online at the official website at www.adobe.com

The Applications must include the following

  • Statement of Purpose
  • A resume
  • Academic Transcripts of the applicant’s from their current and/or Past Institution
  • One Recommendation/Reference Letter from a Professor: The recommendation Letter should answer the following questions. The reference should be sent to  witindia@adobe.com
    • 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 assess the applicant’s following skills:
      • Intellectual and analytic strength
      • Technical Skills-ability to think creatively
      • Ambition and initiative
      • 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: About yourself

The applicant must Introduce themselves, their Interest and motivations in brief.· What is that one attribute/trait/characteristic of yours that you want to draw attention to, and why is that important?

Part 2: What are your interests in the field of technology? (Elaborate)

What is the area/theme of your interest in the field of technology?

  • Ideally, pose a question and define a problem in that area of interest.
  • How would you like to address that problem?
  • Related research problems, new and/or improvements in technology that you envision.
  • What resources (technology and others) would you seek from Adobe to solve that problem if any?

Part 3: Summarize your experiences and accomplishments in key projects:

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/ Internship, especially if they had any kind of responsibility for testing, designing, researching or interning.

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.

Some Tips for writing answers

  • The review committee will read between the lines. They will look for self-motivation and competence.
  • Emphasize everything from a positive perspective and write in an active, not a passive voice.
  • Demonstrate your thoughts by providing examples; don’t just say that you’re a persistent person, show it.
  • If you faced personal challenges, write it affirmatively, showing your perseverance in academics despite obstacles.

Adobe India Scholarship for Women 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
  • Letters of Reference

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

Adobe India Scholarship for Women Contact Details

Email:adoberesearchwebmaster@adobe.com.

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