The Google Anita Borg Memorial Scholarship: EMEA

Deadline: 17 February 2014
Open to: Female students studying Computer Science
Scholarship:  € 7,000 (or equivalent) award for the 2014-2015 academic year

Description

The Google Anita Borg Memorial Scholarship is a global program. If you are a student who will not be enrolled at a university in Europe, the Middle East or Africa for the 2014-2015 academic year, please visit the Anita Borg Scholarships Homepage to learn more about our Anita Borg Scholarships around the world.  Google 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.

Eligibility

To be eligible to apply, applicants must:

  • Be a female student currently enrolled at a university for the 2013-2014 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 2014-2015 academic year
  • Be studying Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Informatics or a closely related technical field
  • Maintain a strong academic record

Application

The deadline is February 17, 2014, 17:00 GMT.

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)
  • 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

Questions? Visit our Frequently Asked Questions or email us at anitaborgscholars-emea@google.com

For further information please visit the official website HERE.

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