Google Women Techmakers Scholars Program 2020/2021 for Female Students ( 7,000 EUR Award & Funded to Women Techmakers Scholars’ Retreat in summer 2020)
Application Deadline: December 5th, 2019 at 11:59 pm GMT.
Via the Women Techmakers Scholars Program – formerly known as the Google Anita Borg Memorial Scholarship Program
Google is furthering Dr. Anita Borg’s vision of the creation of gender equality in the tech industry by encouraging young women to excel as active contributors and leaders in the field.
Women Techmakers (WTM) is therefore glad to announce two new scholarships.
Firstly, via their partnership with Stadia (Google’s all new gaming platform), they’re expanding their Scholars Program to support students pursuing gaming degrees in addition to those pursuing computer science degrees.
Secondly, via the WTM Irish University scholarship, they’re introducing a multi year scholarship for students pursuing their undergraduate degree in Ireland.
Women Techmakers Scholars for Computer Science and Gaming will each receive a 7,000 EUR award (or local equivalent) for the 2020-2021 academic year.
Women Techmakers Irish Scholars will each receive 5,000 EUR on an annual basis for the period of their undergraduate studies.
Scholarships will be awarded based on the strength of each candidate’s impact on diversity, demonstrated leadership, and academic background.
The program is open to students who will meet all the minimum qualifications and they strongly encourage women to apply.
All scholarship recipients will be invited to the Google Scholars Retreat in the summer of 2020 to connect with fellow scholars, network with Googlers, and participate in a number of development workshops.
WTM Scholarship Eligibility Requirements
To be eligible to apply for the WTM Scholarship for Computer Science & Gaming, applicants must
1. Be currently enrolled as an undergraduate or graduate student at a university for the 2019-20 academic year.
2. Intend to be enrolled or accepted as a full-time student in a Bachelors, Masters, or PhD program at an accredited college or university in Europe, Middle East or Africa for the 2020-2021 academic year.
3. Be studying computer science, computer engineering, or a closely related technical field or be studying video game programing, game engineering, game design and development, or a closely related field in gaming.
4. Must have a strong academic record.
5. Must have an Exemplify leadership and demonstrate passion for increasing the involvement of women in technology (i.e. computer science or gaming)
WTM Irish University Eligibility Requirement
To be eligible to apply for the WTM Irish University Scholarship applicants must:
1. Be currently enrolled as a first or second year undergraduate student at a university/institute of technology in Ireland for the 2019-20 academic year.
3. Be studying computer science, computer engineering, or a closely related technical field
4 Must have a strong academic record
5. Exemplify leadership and demonstrate passion for increasing the involvement of women in technology.
1. General background information (includes contact information and information about your current and intended institutions).
2. Current resume.
3. Academic transcripts from your current and prior institutions (if you have earned a prior degree)
4. One letter of reference from a professor, instructor, adviser or supervisor.
5. Respond to five essay questions
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