The Google Anita Borg Memorial Scholarship: Apply!

Deadline: February 1, 2013

Google has announced The Google Anita Borg Memorial Scholarship: Europe, the Middle East and Africa. The scholarship which aims to encourage women to excel in computing and technology, and become active role models and leaders, is awarded in honour of Anita Borg.

If you are a female student studying computer science at a university in Europe, Middle East or Africa; and you would like to learn more about Google and the latest trends and advancements in technology. then you are strongly encouraged to apply. You will be connecting with peers from all over Europe, Middle East and Africa at a networking retreat in one of Google offices.

What are you waiting for? Apply today for the Google Anita Borg Memorial Scholarship. Scholarship recipients will receive €7,000 (or equivalent) and all recipients and finalists will be invited to attend our annual Scholars’ Retreat.

About the Scholarship

According to Google,

“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.

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. The scholarship recipients will each receive a €7,000 (or equivalent) scholarship.

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 2013-2014 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.

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