Google Anita Borg Memorial Scholarship 2015 For Europe, the Middle East and Africa
Google has launched the ‘Google EMEA Anita Borg Memorial scholarship’, which will award a group of female students a € 7,000 scholarship for the 2015-2016 academic year.
This scholarship programme came about in honor of Dr. Anita Borg (1949-2003) devoted her adult life to revolutionizing the way we think about technology by dismantling barriers that keep women and minorities from entering computing and technology fields.
All recipients will also be invited to attend a networking retreat. To be eligible applicants must
• Be a female student enrolled in a Bachelor’s, Master’s or PhD program for the 2015/2016 academic year
• Be enrolled at a university in Europe, the Middle East or Africa
• Be studying Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Informatics or a closely related technical field
If you fit in this category you need to apply by February 2nd 2015. For full details, please visit us at: www.google.com/anitaborg/emea/
2015 Google Europe Scholarship for Students with Disabilities
When it comes to higher education for promising scholars, Google does not want anything to stand in the way. That’s why the search engine giant has come up with the Google Scholarship for Students with Disabilities in partnership with EmployAbility.
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.
Recipients of the Google Scholarship for Students with Disabilities will each receive a €7,000 scholarship for the 2015-2016 academic year. Scholarships will be awarded based on the strength of the applicant’s academic background, leadership skills and demonstrated passion for Computer Science.
Those who can apply have to be:
- Be enrolled in a Bachelor’s, Master’s or PhD program for the 2015/2016 academic year
- Be enrolled at a university in Europe
- Be studying Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Informatics, or a closely related technical field
- Maintain a strong academic record
- Have a disability (defined 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.
If you fit in this cartegory visit www.google.com/studentswithdisabilities-europe/ and apply on or before January 1, 2015.