Cloud-Now | Scholarships
CloudNOW is a non-profit consortium of the leading women in cloud computing and converging technologies, providing a forum for networking, knowledge sharing, mentoring, and career development, including merit-based STEM scholarship funding.
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“This is the type of initiative that will provide the technology industry with a vast new infusion of skills, talent and leadership that is way overdue. Technology has always been driven from a grass roots level up and shown that the best minds, when given a chance, can change the world. This scholarship is a concrete step in leveling the technology playing field.”

– Vint Cerf, Father of the Internet, and Chief Internet Evangelist, Google

CloudNOW STEM Scholarship Fund for future leaders

CloudNOW STEM Scholarship Fund for Future Leaders

The Cloud Network of Women (CloudNOW) celebrates the accomplishments of this generation’s female cloud computing leaders and prepares the next generation of women, minorities, and other underserved communities for technology leadership roles. CloudNOW’s core philanthropy is our STEM Scholarship Fund.

CloudNOW’s focus is to provide STEM scholarship funds to top talent. We are targeting women, minorities, and under represented individuals, 18 years and older, who are looking for accelerated STEM training allowing for immediate tech career opportunities. CloudNOW also provides support across the career lifecycle with networking, events, speaking opportunities, mentoring, and friendship.

Supporting Future Leaders of the Industry

CloudNOW supports numerous educational programs including: Holberton School of Engineering and Shanti Bhavan Children’s Project. These partners were selected based on their achievement of producing exceptional results and their philosophy of diversity and inclusion. CloudNOW enables the next generation of leaders from all over the world to gain technical skills and build a foundation for a successful career.

1. Holberton School of Engineering in San Francisco

Holberton School of Engineering in San Francisco

Holberton is a two year, project based Computer Sciences degree. Students are available to do internships after 6 months of academics. Holberton CloudNOW scholarship recipients have gone onto Software Engineering roles at Apple,, Pinterest, and more.

Shanti Bhavan in Bangalore, India

Shanti Bhavan in Bangalore, India

‘SB’ was featured in the Netflix documentary ‘Daughters of Destiny’. Students come from absolute poverty in rural India. The scholarships provide full expenses for women attending Christ University, a top technical college in Bangalore.

Success Through Mentoring and Engagement

We look to ensure our scholars’ success through mentoring and engagement in the CloudNOW network, from internship to first job and beyond.

Tired of the top 1% economically advantaged attending elite universities and getting top jobs? We thought so.

Success through mentoring and engagement