Google Anita Borg memorial scholarship is offered by Google for international students in USA. Scholarships are available for the Women applicants who are enrolled in the graduate program or entering her senior year of undergraduate study in 2013-2014 at a university in the United States. Students must be enrolled in computer science or computer engineering program, or a closely related technical field. Google Anita Borg Scholarship recipients will each receive a $10,000 award. Submit complete application online by February 18, 2013.
Study Subject(s): The scholarship is provided in Computer Science or Computer Engineering.
Course Level: This scholarship is for pursuing undergraduate and graduate degree level.
Scholarship Provider: Google
Scholarship can be taken at: USA
Eligibility: Applicants must satisfy all of the following criteria to be eligible:
-be a female student entering her senior year of undergraduate study or be enrolled in a graduate program in the 2013-2014 academic year at a university in the United States;
-be enrolled in Computer Science or Computer Engineering program, or a closely related technical field as a full-time student for the 2013-2014 academic year;
-maintain a cumulative GPA of at least 3.5 on a 4.0 scale or 4.5 on a 5.0 scale or equivalent in their current program.
Scholarship Open for Students of Following Countries: Citizens, permanent residents and international students (If you are currently studying in the United States and meet our criteria for scholarship eligibility) are eligible to apply.
Scholarship Description: In her honor, Google is proud to honor Anita’s memory and support women in technology with the 2013 Google Anita Borg Memorial Scholarship. Google hopes to encourage women to excel in computing and technology and become active role models and leaders in the field. Google Anita Borg Scholarship recipients will each receive a $10,000 award for the 2013-2014 academic years. A group of female undergraduate and graduate students will be chosen from the applicant pool, and 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 the Annual Google Scholars’ Retreat in Mountain View, California in 2013.
Number of awards offered: A group of female undergraduate and graduate students will be chosen from the applicant pool.
Duration of award(s): Not known
What does it cover? Google Anita Borg Scholarship recipients will each receive a $10,000 award for the 2013-2014 academic years.
Selection Criteria: Scholarships will be awarded based on the strength of each candidate’s academic background and demonstrated leadership.
Notification: They will send applicants an email notification within ten days of the submission deadline. Applicants will receive email notification once their application is complete and has been submitted online.
How to Apply: The mode of applying is online.
Please complete the online application. If applicants are a first time user, they will need to register; if they are already registered, simply login!
They will also be asked to submit electronic versions of their resume, essay responses, transcripts, and name and email of their references. Please scan your transcripts and resumes into electronic format (PDF format preferred for all requested documents).
Scholarship Application Deadline: Deadline to apply: Monday, February 18, 2013.