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Women in Technology Scholarship
(North America)

The 2021 application period is now open. The deadline to apply is Thursday 1 April 2021 at 4:00 PM PST. Recipients will be announced in late April.

We launched the Palantir Women in Technology Scholarship in 2010 to support and celebrate women who are beginning careers in technology. We hope to encourage women to pursue computer science, engineering, and technical studies, and to become leaders in these fields.

This year, 10 scholarship recipients will be chosen and invited to a virtual developmental workshop. Programming will include professional development sessions and breakout discussions with our engineers. All recipients will be awarded grants of $7,000 to support their education.


The Women In Technology Scholarship (North America) is open to students who:

Are active, full-time undergraduate students enrolled in an accredited U.S., Canadian or Mexican college/university during the academic years that the scholarship is awarded, i.e. you must be enrolled in both the current (2020-21) and upcoming (2021-22) academic years

Are a freshman, sophomore, or junior who are majoring in or plan to major in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or a closely related technical field

Identify as women

Have not been a Palantir scholarship recipient in the past

If you have any questions about eligibility please email us.

Ready to apply?

We are currently accepting applications for the 2021 scholarship program. We will select 10 scholarship recipients which will be announced in late April. To apply, please submit the following materials via Lever by Thursday 1 April 2021 at 4:00 PM PST.

Two (2) essay-style responses to the provided prompts. Note: If you are eligible to apply for multiple Palantir scholarships you may submit the same essay responses for each application

Most recent resume or CV. Please ensure that your university, major, and expected graduation year are listed.

Palantir is committed to making the application process accessible to everyone. If you are living with a disability (visible or not visible) and require a reasonable accommodation please reach out to

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Terms and Conditions

By applying to the Women in Technology Scholarship North America (“Scholarship”), you understand and agree that any personal data collected in connection with your online application may be used by Palantir Technologies Inc. and our subsidiaries, affiliates, and partners worldwide (collectively, “Palantir”) for purposes of processing your application, organizing and administering the Scholarship and complying with all applicable legal obligations. All personal data that you provide is subject to Palantir’s Privacy and Security Statement. Further, if you opt-in to be contacted for future employment opportunities with Palantir, you understand and agree that Palantir will retain your personal information for that purpose and may contact you in the future.

The scholarship funds awarded must be spent on education-related expenses, such as tuition, fees, books, supplies, and equipment required for the students' classes at their primary university. Scholarship recipients must be enrolled as full-time students for the current (2020-21) and upcoming (2021-22) academic years. Enrollment will be verified after the winners are selected, and all scholarship payments will be made directly to the student.


  • I am a Master's/PhD student, can I apply?
    No. At this time, our scholarship program is only open to undergraduate students.
  • I am still in high school, but have taken enough college units to be in freshman standing. Can I apply?
    No. You need to have graduated high school and be actively enrolled full-time in an accredited college or university.
  • I have completed enough credits to be in senior standing, but will not graduate until 2022. Can I apply?
    Yes. Since you are technically in your third year, you may apply.
  • I am due to graduate in December 2021, can I still apply?
    Yes. If you will be graduating part-way through the next academic year you are still eligible to apply.
  • I am currently enrolled in a community college, but have plans to transfer to a 4-year university. Can I apply?
    Yes, you are welcome to apply provided you meet the eligibility criteria. Please indicate on your resume and make sure to add your expected graduation year.
  • I am enrolled in an accredited U.S., Canadian or Mexican university, but am currently studying or living abroad. Can I apply?
    Yes. As long as you are enrolled in an accredited U.S., Canadian or Mexican university you are eligible to apply.
  • I am enrolled in an accredited U.S., Canadian or Mexican university, but am currently studying abroad at an accredited European university. Should I apply to the WIT Scholarship (Europe) or the WIT Scholarship (North America)?
    You should apply to WIT Scholarship (North America), as the scholarship is based on the university that will award your degree.
  • Can I apply to other open 2021 Palantir scholarships?
    Yes. You are welcome to apply for multiple scholarships provided you meet the eligibility criteria for each one.

Still have questions?

Send an email to Please allow up to 2 business days for a response.

2020 Recipients

Congratulations to our 2020 Women in Technology Scholarship recipients!

2020 Recipients
  • Esuvat Kimberly Bomani
    Cornell University
    Information Science

  • Chiara Amisola
    Yale University
    Computer Science & Art

  • Mosopefoluwa Abigail Olusegun-Lartey
    Drexel University
    Animation and Visual Effects

  • Daniela Guajardo Ibarra
    Instituto Tecnológico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey
    Computer Science and Technology Engineering

  • Lada Nuzhna
    Northwestern University
    Computer Science

  • Rufaro Gapare
    McGill University
    Computer Science & Physics

  • Rosaleen Xiong
    The University of Texas - Austin
    Computer Science

  • Rosy Sultana
    George Mason University
    Computer Science

  • Pelagia Majoni
    Haverford College
    Computer Science

  • Grace McGrath
    CUNY - The City College of New York
    Electrical Engineering

2019 Recipients

Congratulations to our 2019 Women in Technology Scholarship recipients!

  • Jessika Baral
    Washington University at Saint Louis
    Genomics and Computational Biology

  • Kavya Kopparapu
    Harvard University
    Computer Science and Neuroscience

  • Naba Rizvi
    University of Toledo
    Information Technology

  • Kayra Yasa
    University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
    Materials Science and Engineering

  • Natalie Margulies
    Harvard University
    Computer Science and Statistics

  • Sirinda Wongpanich
    University of California Berkeley
    Computer Science

  • Shondace Thomas
    Howard University
    Computer Science

  • Jeyla Aranjo
    Stanford University
    Computer Science

  • Julia Gong
    Stanford University
    Mathematical and Computational Science

  • Catherine Yeo
    Harvard University
    Computer Science and Mathematics