BLACKS AT MICROSOFT MINORITY STUDENT DAY 2022 (Program Overview)

REDEFINING OUR FUTURE AND MAKING EVERY ACT COUNT

Blacks at Microsoft Minority Student Day is our premier STEM event designed to close the digital divide. Our goal is to expose students to careers in STEM, empower them to achieve more by utilizing Microsoft technologies, and engage in career readiness with Microsoft employees.

A field trip has been approved to attend the Microsoft Minority Student Day at Bank of America Stadium on Thursday, April 7th from 8:00 AM – 1:45 PM.

FIELD TRIP ELIGIBILITY & COSTS

Students should meet the following eligibility requirements to be considered for the field trip: 

  • Must be a high school sophomore, junior or senior (Priority will be given to upperclassmen)

  • Must have an interest in learning more about tools, resources and career opportunities available to them in information technology

  • Hold a minimum weighted 2.5 GPA

  • Must have no disciplinary infractions for the academic year

  • Good attendance (No attendance concerns)

  • Be one of the first 30 qualified students to submit the online application, field trip permission form, and teacher approval form 

Program Costs

  • Transportation costs will be covered my Charlotte Mecklenburg Schools

  • Lunch will be provided for free by Microsoft.

APPLICATION PROCESS

Application Deadline: Thursday, March 24th, 2022 at 2:45 p.m.

 

Step 1: Review Field Trip Program Overview & Eligibility & Costs section of this webpage. 

Step 2: Complete the Online Application

Step 3: Submit field trip Permission Forms  Parent to Mr. Webb in Student Services. 

 

Step 4: Submit Microsoft Permission Form to Mr. Webb in Student Services

Accepted Students will be notified via e-mail  by Wednesday, March 30th, 2022.