Splunk's HBCU Academic Scholarship 2024

in their academics, celebrate their contributions made to their communities, and champion their passion for technology. Splunk will award 15 students each with a one-time $10,000 scholarship award intended for use towards academic expenses. Any student attending an accredited HBCU is welcome and encouraged to apply.

This year, Splunk remains committed to awarding outstanding students for either their:
• Academic excellence and aspirations
• Ability to be innovative through the use of technology
• Or a unique leadership role in their personal, professional, or academic life

Students can highlight any of these focuses in their resume and essay prompts.


January 05, 2024 12:00am

Be enrolled as a full-time student as a rising Sophomore, Junior, or Senior pursuing a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree for the full 2024-2025 academic year at an accredited HBCU.
Actively pursuing a degree in computer science, computer engineering, software development, data science, information systems, information technology, networking engineering, web development, UX/UI design, cybersecurity, or other technology-related degrees.
Have a current cumulative GPA of 3.0 or above.
Must not have been previously selected to receive Splunk’s HBCU Academic Scholarship award.
Be a U.S. Citizen or a legal Permanent Resident of the United States of America.
Be 18 years of age or older to apply.
To apply, students must complete the 2024 HBCU Academic Scholarship application here.

To be considered for this scholarship, all students must submit:

A resume that contains work experience, notable projects (school or personal projects with a leadership role), honors/awards, and/or extracurricular activities.
A current (official or unofficial) transcript. Transcripts that show a timestamp before August 20, 2023 will not be accepted.
A PDF or Word Document of two written essays: one essay answering the question from Prompt A and another essay answering a question from Prompt B.