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Google Anita Borg Memorial Scholarship 2016

Deadline: 08-May-2016

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Recipients of the Google Anita Borg Scholarship: Asia Pacific will receive a scholarship amount specific to their local region in respect to tuition. A group of female undergraduate and graduate students will be chosen from the applicant pool across Australia, China Mainland, Hong Kong, Taiwan, New Zealand, Japan, Korea, Southeast Asia and India. Scholarships will be awarded based on the strength of each candidate's academic background and demonstrated leadership. All scholarship recipients will be invited to attend the annual Google scholars’ retreat in the Google Hyderbaad office from August 30th to September 2nd 2016. As an Anita Borg Scholar, you will participate in a unique program that includes professional development as well as outreach in your community which kicks-off at the Scholars Retreat in summer 2016.

Eligibility

To be eligible to apply, applicants must:

  • Be a female student enrolled in undergraduate or postgraduate study in the 2016 academic year.
  • Be enrolled in a university in Asia Pacific. Citizens, permanent residents, and international students are eligible to apply.
  • Be majoring in computer science, computer engineering, or a closely related technical field.
  • Exemplify leadership and demonstrate passion for increasing the involvement of women in computer science.

The Google Anita Borg Memorial Scholarship is a global program. If you are a student who will not be enrolled at a university in Asia Pacific for the 2016 academic year, please visit the Anita Borg Scholarships Homepage to learn more about our Anita Borg Scholarship opportunities around the world.

How to apply?

Application can be done online only.

  • General background information (includes contact information and information about your current and intended academic for the 2016-2017 school year).
  • Current resume (Submit in the language you feel most comfortable with)
  • Academic transcripts from your current university (and prior institution if currently in graduate school).
  • Responses to three essay questions (Submit in the language you feel most comfortable with)

More Information

The Google Anita Borg Memorial Scholarship award must be spent on tuition, fees, books, supplies and equipment required for the students' classes at their primary university. Scholarship recipients must be enrolled as full time students for the 2016 academic year. Enrollment will be verified after the winners are selected, and all scholarship payments will be made directly to the student to be used towards tuition and education-related expenses. We will withhold the award for any scholar who no longer meets the eligibility requirements. Current Google employees are not eligible to apply for Google scholarships. Persons who are (1) residents of embargoed countries, (2) ordinarily resident in embargoed countries, or (3) otherwise prohibited by applicable export controls and sanctions programs may not apply for this scholarship. Google may retain anonymized versions of application submissions as a reference for future scholarship review.

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