Splunk's HBCU Academic Scholarship

Over the last three years, Splunk has had the tremendous honor of awarding a total of $350,000 to 35 brilliant students attending various Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) nationwide. Splunk remains committed to recognizing talented students who demonstrate exceptional potential within the technology industry, which is why Splunk is delighted to offer the Splunk HBCU Academic Scholarship for the fourth year in a row!

Complete your Splunk HBCU Academic Scholarship application!

Applications are due January 5, 2024, and scholarship winners will be announced in April 2024.

Don’t forget to apply to our internships!

Splunk offers a wide range of internship and new graduate opportunities each year. Our Summer 2024 internships will be posted on our Early Talent Careers site in early fall. We strongly encourage students who have applied for our HBCU Academic Scholarship to also apply for our Summer 2024 internships.*

About the Scholarship
The Splunk HBCU Academic Scholarship aims to help empower students to continue excelling 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.

Please carefully review the scholarship eligibility criteria.

All eligible candidates must:

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.

Any incomplete applications (for example, incomplete resumes, essays that exceed the word limit, missing dates on transcripts, etc.) will not be considered for the scholarship and will disqualify applicants.

Please visit Splunk’s website for additional information.