Google is offering memorial scholarships for Women applicants in USA. Applicants must enrolled as an undergraduate or graduate student at a university for the 2014-2015 academic year and currently studying in the United States. Applicants must be women who are studying Computer Science, Computer Engineering or closely related technical field majors. Citizens, permanent residents and international students (currently enrolled as an undergraduate or graduate student) are eligible to apply. Google Anita Borg Memorial Scholarships recipients will each receive a $10,000 award for the 2014-2015 academic years. Application should be submitted till December 2, 2013.
Study Subject(s): Scholarships are provided in the field of Computer Science, Computer Engineering or closely related technical field majors.
Course Level: The scholarships are available for undergraduate or 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 currently enrolled as an undergraduate or graduate student at a university for the 2013-2014 academic year
-intend to be enrolled in or accepted as a full-time undergraduate or graduate student at a university in the United States for the 2014-2015 academic year
-majoring in computer science, computer engineering, or a closely related technical field
-maintain a strong academic record
-exemplify leadership and demonstrate passion for increasing the involvement of women in computer science
Scholarship Open for International Students: Citizens, permanent residents, and international students (currently enrolled as an undergraduate or graduate student) are eligible to apply
Scholarship Description: Anita Borg believed that technology affects all aspects of our economic, political, social and personal lives. A technology rebel with a cause, in her life she fought tirelessly to ensure that technology’s impact would be a positive one. It was this vision that inspired Anita in 1997 to found the Institute for Women and Technology. Dr. Anita Borg devoted her adult life to revolutionizing the way we think about technology and dismantling barriers that keep women and minorities from entering computing and technology fields. Her combination of technical expertise and fearless vision continues to inspire and motivate countless women to become active participants and leaders in creating technology.
Number of award(s): Not Known
Duration of award(s): Not Known
What does it cover? Google Anita Borg Memorial Scholarships recipients will each receive a $10,000 award for the 2014-2015 academic years.
Selection criteria: 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.
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 institution for the 2014-2015 school year)
-Academic transcripts from your current institution (and prior institution if currently in graduate school)
-Two letters of reference from a professor or instructor, adviser, or supervisor
-Responses to four essay questions
Scholarship Application Deadline: The application deadline is December 2, 2013.