Google Anita Borg Memorial Scholarships in Europe, the Middle East & Africa, 2015/2016

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Applications are invited for Google Anita Borg Memorial Scholarships in the field of Computer Science, Computer Engineering or majoring in a closely related technical field. The scholarships are available for pursuing bachelor’s, master’s or PhD program at a university in Europe, the Middle East or Africa for the 2015-2016 academic year. Each scholarship recipients will receive a € 7,000 (or equivalent) award for the 2015-2016 academic year. 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, passion for increasing the involvement of women in computer science and demonstrated leadership.

Study Subject(s): Scholarships are provided in the field of Computer Science, Computer Engineering or majoring in a closely related technical field.
Course Level: The scholarships are available for pursuing bachelor’s, master’s or PhD program.
Scholarship Provider: Google
Scholarship can be taken at: Europe, the Middle East or Africa (all scholarship recipients and finalists will be invited to attend a retreat at Google).

Eligibility: To be eligible to apply, applicants must:
-Be a female student currently enrolled at a university for the 2014-2015 academic year
-Intend to be enrolled in or accepted as a full-time student in a Bachelor’s, Master’s or PhD program at a university in Europe, the Middle East or Africa for the 2015-2016 academic year
-Be studying Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Informatics or a closely related technical field
-Maintain a strong academic record.

Scholarship Open for International Students: Students of Europe, the Middle East or Africa can apply for these Google Anita Borg Memorial scholarships.

Scholarship Description: GoogleAnitaGoogle Anita Borg Scholarship recipients will each receive a € 7,000 (or equivalent) award for the 2014-2015 academic year. 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, passion for increasing the involvement of women in computer science, and demonstrated leadership. All scholarship recipients will be invited to attend an annual Google networking retreat in 2014.

Number of award(s): Not Known

Duration of award(s): Not Known

What does it cover? Google Anita Borg Scholarship recipients will each receive a € 7,000 (or equivalent) award for the 2015-2016 academic years.

Selection Criteria: Scholarships will be awarded based on the strength of each candidate’s academic background, passion for increasing the involvement of women in computer science, and demonstrated leadership.

How to Apply: The mode of applying is online. Which includes:
-General background information (includes contact information and information about your current and intended institution for the 2015-2016 school year)
-Current resume/CV (up to 2 pages)
-Academic transcripts from your current institution (and prior institution if currently in graduate school)
-A reference letter from a professor, instructor, adviser or supervisor
-Responses to essay questions.

Scholarship Application Deadline: The application deadline is February 2nd, 2015.

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