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Venkat Panchapakesan Memorial Scholarship 2017

Deadline: 19-May-2017

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Description

Venkat Panchapakesan Memorial Scholarship 2017 invites applications from Graduate and Postgraduate students studying Computer Science, Computer engineering, or a closely related Technical field from an Indian college/university (Academic Year 2016-17 and 2017-18) The Scholarship winner will be awarded USD 750. 

Eligibility

Eligibility criteria

  • Applicants who are enrolled in Graduation or post graduation in a college/university in India for the 2016-17 and 2017-18 academic year are eligible to apply.
  • Applicants must be currently pursuing a course in computer science, computer engineering or a closely related technical field.

How to apply?

The application can be done online with the following steps:
Step 1: 
Click on apply here.
Step 2: Fill the basic details.
Step 3: Enter your academic details.
Step 4: Write essays (maximum 300 & 250 words) and submit a 1-minute video.
Step 5: Attach a resume and 2 letters of recommendation.
Step 6: Complete the application.
Step 7: Submit.

More Information

Documents required:

  • Submit a Resume/CV. Include experience in the area of computer science, as well as leadership experiences and the impact you have created.
  • Submit a 1-minute video, explaining why you would like to receive this scholarship. Upload it on Youtube and share the link in the application.
  • Write an essay of maximum 250 words to tell us about 'What adversity have you faced, and how did it impact your career?'
  • Write an essay of maximum 300 words to tell us about the following:
  1. How do you plan to use computer science to make the world a more sustainable place?
  2. If you receive this scholarship, how will you use it to advance your passion and the goals of this scholarship?

Terms and Conditions:

  • Applicants will be selected based on the overall strength of their essays and application materials compared to the entire applicant pool.
  • Scholarship award of 750 USD must be spent on tuition, fees, books, supplies and equipment required for the students' classes at their primary university. Scholarship recipients may also be awarded a grant of 225 USD towards developing the local community in areas of computer science, upon submitting a proposal.
  • Tax liability, if any, in relation to this scholarship award will have to be borne by the scholarship applicant.
  • Applicants must be enrolled as full-time students for the 2016-2017 and 2017-2018 academic years.
  • 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 and revoke the award for any scholar who does not maintain the eligibility requirements.
  • Any employee of Google Inc. including its affiliates and subsidiaries are not eligible to apply for this scholarship.
  • Applicants who are residents of embargoed countries, ordinarily resident in embargoed countries, or otherwise prohibited by applicable export controls and sanctions programs may not apply for this scholarship.

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