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February 12, 2014

APPLY: 2014-15 Google Anita Borg Scholarship for Female Students

by Admin

The Google Anita Borg Memorial Scholarship calls for applications from female students studying computer science at a university in Europe, Middle East or Africa who would  like to learn more about Google and the latest trends and advancements in technology for its 2014/2015 academic year. Applicants must be interested in connecting with peers from all over Europe, Middle East and Africa at a networking retreat in one of our Google offices.

 As part of Google’s ongoing commitment to furthering Anita’s vision, they have announced the Google Anita Borg Memorial Scholarship: Europe, the Middle East and Africa. Through the scholarship, they aim to encourage women to excel in computing and technology, and become active role models and leaders.

Scholarship Details
Multiple scholarships will be awarded based on the strength of candidates’ academic performance, leadership experience and demonstrated passion for computer science. A group of female bachelor’s, master’s, and PhD student finalists will be chosen from the applicant pool.

Worth of Awards

  • Scholarship recipients will receive €7,000 (or equivalent) and all recipients and finalists will be invited to attend our annual Scholars’ Retreat
  • In June 2013, all scholarship recipients and finalists will be invited to visit a Google office in Europe for a networking retreat. It will include workshops with a series of speakers, panels, breakout sessions and social activities, and will provide an opportunity for all finalists to meet and share their experiences.

Eligibility

Candidates must:

  • Be a female student enrolled in a bachelor’s, master’s or PhD program (or equivalent) for the 2014-2015 academic year.
  • Be enrolled at a university in Europe, the Middle East or Africa. Citizens, permanent residents, and international students are eligible to apply.
  • Be studying computer science, computer engineering, informatics, or a closely related technical field.
  • Maintain an excellent academic record.

Deadline: 17th February, 2014, 17:00 GMT.

To apply and for more information visit here

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