Ancestry.com Operations Inc. has established a scholarship program to assist current undergraduate and graduate students who will be enrolled full-time from Fall 2023 semester thru Spring 2024 semester at specific universities.
This program is administered by Scholarship America®, the nation’s largest designer and manager of scholarships and other education support programs for corporations, foundations, associations, and individuals. Eligibility for individual programs is determined at the sole discretion of the sponsor and eligible applications are reviewed by Scholarship America’s evaluation team.
Applicants to the Ancestry’s HistoryMakers Scholarship Program must:
Preference will be given to students pursuing a degree in one of the following fields: Computer Science; Data Science; Machine Learning; Mathematics; Statistics; Life Sciences; Marketing; Finance; Business, Economics; Business Management; Cybersecurity or User Experience.
Ancestry employees and their immediate family members (spouses, children, and grandchildren) are ineligible.
If selected as a recipient, the student will receive a $2,500 award. Up to eight (8) awards will be granted.
Provided there are qualified applicants, 2 recipients will be selected from each school. If each school does not receive enough qualified applications to grant 2 awards, those awards may be granted to qualified applicants at another of the eligible schools.
Awards are not renewable, but students may reapply to the program each year they meet eligibility requirements.
Awards are for undergraduate and graduate study.
Recipients may be offered internships during pursuit of their degree and/or career opportunities with Ancestry.com Operations Inc. upon graduation.
All applicants will be notified in December.
Scholarship America processes scholarship payments on behalf of Ancestry.com Operations Inc. Payment is made in late-December.
Scholarship recipients are selected on the basis of:
Financial need will not be considered.
Selection of recipients is made by Scholarship America. In no instance does any officer or employee of Ancestry.com Operations Inc. play a part in the selection.
Not all applicants to the program will be selected as recipients. All applicants agree to accept the decision as final.
As part of your application, you must upload the following:
Your application is not complete unless all required materials are submitted electronically.