Applications are invited for Google Anita Borg Memorial Scholarship available for Women applicants enrolled in undergraduate or postgraduate study in a university in Asia Pacific. Students will receive a scholarship amount specific to their local region in respect to tuition. Scholarships will be awarded based on the strength of each candidate’s academic background and demonstrated leadership. All scholarship recipients will be invited to attend annual Google scholars’ retreat in the Google Shanghai office from September 2nd to September 4th 2015.
Study Subject(s): Scholarship is awarded in Computer Science or a closely-related technical field.
Course Level: Scholarship is available for pursuing undergraduate and postgraduate degree level.
Scholarship Provider: The Anita Borg Institute for Women and Technology and Google
Scholarship can be taken at: Asia-Pacific (specific to applicants local region). All scholarship recipients will be invited to attend annual Google scholars’ retreat in the Google Shanghai office from September 2nd to September 4th 2015.
Eligibility: To be eligible to apply, applicants must:
-Be a female student enrolled in undergraduate or postgraduate study in the 2016 academic year.
-Be enrolled in a university in Asia Pacific. Citizens, permanent residents, and international students are eligible to apply.
-Be majoring in computer science, computer engineering, or a closely related technical field.
-Exemplify leadership and demonstrate passion for increasing the involvement of women in computer science.
Scholarship Open for Students of Following Countries: The women students of Korea, Japan, Southeast Asia, Australia, New Zealand and India are eligible to apply for this Google scholarship.
Scholarship Description: Scholarships will be awarded based on the strength of candidates’ academic performance, leadership experience and demonstrated passion for computer science. A group of female Bachelor’s, Master’s, and PhD students will be chosen from the applicant pool across Australia, New Zealand, Japan, Korea, Southeast Asia and India. It will include workshops with a series of speakers, panels, breakout sessions and social activities, and will provide an opportunity to meet and share experiences.
Number of award(s): Not Known
Duration of award(s): Not Known
What does it cover? Recipients of the Google Anita Borg Scholarship: Asia Pacific will receive a scholarship amount specific to their local region in respect to tuition.
Selection Criteria: Scholarships will be awarded based on the strength of each candidate’s academic background and demonstrated leadership.
Notification: Not Known
How to Apply: Please complete the online application which includes:
-General background information (includes contact information and information about your current and intended academic for the 2015-2016 school year).
-Current resume (Submit in the language you feel most comfortable with)
-Academic transcripts from your current university (and prior institution if currently in graduate school).
-Responses to three essay questions (Submit in the language you feel most comfortable with).
Applicants will also submit electronic versions of your resume, essay responses and transcripts. Please scan your transcripts and resume into an electronic format (PDF format preferred for all requested documents).
Scholarship Application Deadline: The application deadline is May 27 2015.