Google is offering scholarships for students with disabilities who are currently enrolled at a university in Europe for the 2014-2015 academic year. Scholarships are available for pursuing Bachelor’s, Master’s or PhD degree at a university in Europe. Scholarships will be awarded on the basis of strength of the applicant’s academic background, leadership skills and demonstrated passion. Recipients of the Google scholarship for students with disabilities will receive a €7,000 scholarship. Application must be submitted by January 1, 2015.
Study Subject(s): Scholarship is awarded in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Informatics or a closely related technical field.
Course Level: Scholarship is for students who intend to be enrolled or accepted as a full-time student in a Bachelor’s, Master’s or PhD program at a university in Europe for the 2015-2016 academic year.
Scholarship Provider: Google
Scholarship can be taken at: Europe
Eligibility: To be eligible to apply, applicants must:
-Be currently enrolled at a university in Europe for the 2014-2015 academic year
-Intend to be enrolled or accepted as a full-time student in a Bachelor’s, Master’s or PhD program at a university in Europe for the 2014-2015 academic year
-Be studying Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Informatics, or a closely related technical &
-Maintain a strong academic record
-Exemplify leadership and a passion for Computer Science and technology
-Have a disability as a long-term or recurring issue that impacts one or more major activities that others may consider a daily function). This definition also includes the perception among others that a disability exists.
Scholarship Open for Students of Following Countries: Students who are currently studying at a university in Europe are eligible to apply.
Scholarship Description: Google is committed to helping the innovators of the future make the most of their talents by providing scholarships for Computer Science students with disabilities. As part of commitment, they have partnered with Employ ability, a nonprofit organization dedicated to assisting students with disabilities while they pursue education and promising careers.
Number of award(s): Not Known
Duration of award(s): Not Known
What does it cover? Recipients of the Google Europe Scholarship for Students with Disabilities will each receive a €7,000 scholarship for the 2015-2016 academic year.
Selection Criteria: Scholarships will be awarded based on the strength of the applicant’s academic background, leadership skills and demonstrated passion for Computer Science.
Notification: You will receive an email notification once your application is complete and has been submitted online.
How to Apply: Applicants will be asked to complete an online application through Employ Ability which includes:
-General background information (i.e. contact information and details about your current and intended universities for the 2015-2016 school year)
-Academic transcripts from your current and prior institutions (if you have earned a prior degree)
-A reference letter from a professor, instructor, adviser or supervisor
-Responses to essay questions
Scholarship Application Deadline: The application deadline is January 1, 2015.