Google Venkat Panchapakesan Memorial Scholarship 2018

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EligibilityUndergraduate/Graduate students
RegionUnited States
AwardUSD 750 and other awards

About the Program


Last Updated On : 07-05-2018   Posted By : Admin

Google Venkat Panchapakesan Memorial Scholarship 2018 is an initiative of Google Inc. to promote undergraduate and graduate students in the field of computer science. The scholarship, through its medium, pays a tribute to a young computer science engineer Mr. Venkat Panchapakesan from Google, who passed away due to cancer at an early age.

  • Google Venkat Panchapakesan Memorial Scholarship 2018
    • Undergraduate or graduate students currently enrolled in any recognised Indian University/College, for 2017-18 or 2018-19 academic session, can apply. 
    • Students currently pursuing a degree in computer science, computer engineering or any related technical field are eligible.
    • The selected students will receive USD 750 for tuition fee and education-related expenses.
    • The selected students will also get the opportunity to submit a proposal and receive up to USD 225 to spend on developing computer science in the local community.
    • The selected students will also be invited to visit the Youtube headquarters in San Bruno, California, U.S.A.

    The applicants need to provide the following documents:

    • The applicant must write an essay of maximum 300 words on any of the two topics: 
    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 goals of this scholarship?
    • Another essay of maximum 250 words has to be written mentioning the following: 
    1. What adversities have you faced and how did it impact your career? Please explain the steps you took to overcome it.
    • A video of maximum 1 minute has to be submitted, explaining why you would like to receive this scholarship? Upload the video on YouTube and share the link in the application.
    • Submit your resume/CV. Be sure to include your experience in the area of computer science, as well as your leadership experiences and the impact you have created.
    • Two letters of recommendation have to be submitted. These letters can be from your faculty or supervisors of your workplace.
    How can you apply?
    • To apply online, click here.
    • Fill in all the required sections carefully.
    • Upload the required documents.
    • Then, submit the form.
Selection Criteria

The applicants will be selected on the basis of essays written by them and the overall quality of the application materials submitted as compared to all the other applicants.

Terms and Conditions
  • The scholarship award of USD 750 must be spent on tuition fee, books, supplies and other equipment required for the students' classes at their primary university.

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This scholarship is closed for further applications. It is expected to be launched by July, 2023. You can follow this scholarship for further updates.

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