Scholarship of INR 70,000+ Announced by Google – Female Computer Science Students Can Apply

New Delhi, 15 November 2021 – The American tech giant, Google, has announced a new scholarship programme, known as the ‘Generation Google Scholarship.’ Under this scholarship initiative, female candidates pursuing studies in computer science, computer engineering, or a closely related tech-related field, stand a chance to win grants worth $1,000 each. Applications will be open for all female candidates who will meet the basic requirement set by Google for this financial opportunity in the academic year 2022-23. 

As per Google, the selection of candidates for this scholarship will be based on the strength of their commitment to innovation and academic performance, diversity, equity and inclusion. 

Note: The last date to apply for the Generation Google Scholarship 2022-23 is Friday, 10th December 2021 (11:59 PM IST)

Who Can Apply for Generation Google Scholarship 2022?

The female candidates interested in applying for this scholarship programme must fulfil the below-mentioned criteria. To be eligible to apply, she should be:

  • Pursuing computer science, computer engineering, or a closely related technical field
  • Currently enrolled as a full-time student in a Bachelors’ degree for the 2021-2022 academic year
  • Pursuing 2nd year of studies at an accredited university, in a country located in the Asia Pacific region, when completing the scholarship program
  • Exemplifying leadership and demonstrating a passion for improving the representation of underrepresented groups in computer science and technology
  • Demonstrating an excellent academic record

How To Apply For Generation Google Scholarship 2022?

The process to apply for the Generation Google Scholarship is quite simple and will be conducted online.

1. The foremost step that interested candidates must comply with is completing the online application form

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2. Candidates will be required to provide important information such as contact information and details about their current and intended universities, etc.

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3. They have to upload the detailed resume, briefing their technical projects and contribution to community welfare services

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4. Moving ahead, they have to complete the application by uploading various documents in PDF format and submit the form

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Documents Required To Apply For Generation Google Scholarship 2022

The candidates should keep the following documents ready while applying for the scholarship opportunity:

  • PDF copy of resume or CV
  • PDF copy of current or most recent transcript (unofficial documents are acceptable)
  • PDF copy of two short essay answer responses

Generation Google Scholarship 2022 – What After Registration?

  1. After applying for the Google scholarship program, candidates will have to answer 2 short essay questions.
  2. The shortlisted female students will have to attend a 15-minute-long “meet and greet” session.
  3. Within 5-7 working days post the application deadline, the candidates will be sent a Google Online Challenge. 

Note: The Google Online challenge serves as an additional data point

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Generation Google Scholarship: Essay-Type Questions Asked During Selection Process 

The two short answer essay questions below are intended to assess the student’s commitment to equity, diversity, financial need, and inclusion. Both responses should be written in English, within 400 words or less.

  • What is a significant challenge that you believe women in the tech industry face and how do you see yourself being part of the solution(s) to this challenge? Keep in mind that impact can happen in many ways and at different scales.
  • What impact would receiving this scholarship have on your education? Describe any circumstances affecting your need for a scholarship and what educational goals this scholarship will enable you to accomplish.

How Much is the Generation Google Scholarship Worth?

As already stated above, the scholarship is worth $1000. When converted to Indian currency, the amount stands to be around INR 75,000. As per Google, the amount must be spent on tuition, fees, books, supplies and equipment required for the student’s classes at their primary university.

The selected recipients will receive instructions from Google on how to receive the award.