Google Scholarships For Women In Computer Science 2021

Current and prospective university students are invited to apply for the Women in Computer Science and Gaming scholarships. The awards are provided by Google to candidates from Europe, Africa, and the Middle East. The funding amounts to 7,000 euros and should be spent on studies-related expenses. The deadline is on 4 December 2020.

Apply for Google Scholarships for Women

The Generation Google Scholarships for Women was established to help aspiring computer scientists excel in technology and become leaders in the field. There are three separate scholarships under the umbrella of the Generation Google Scholarships.

Depending on the eligibility criteria, you can apply for the awards for women in computer science or gaming. There is also a separate scholarship for women pursuing computer science in Ireland.

Scholarships will be awarded based on the strength of each candidate’s impact on diversity, demonstrated leadership, and academic background.

Scholarship recipients must be enrolled as full-time students for the 2021-2022 academic year. Google Generation scholars in computer science and gaming will each receive 7,000 EUR for the 2021-2022 academic year.

Google Generation scholars in Ireland will each receive 5,000 EUR on an annual basis for the duration of their undergraduate studies. The scholarship award is to be spent on tuition, fees, books, supplies, and equipment required for the students’ classes at their primary university.

Recipients may defer their award for up to one year from the time of originally planned payment on a case by case basis as determined by Google.

The deadline is on 4 December 2020.


Main Criteria

To be eligible, applicants must be currently enrolled as undergraduate or graduate students in computer science, computer engineering, or a closely related technical field.

Alternatively, candidates should intend to be enrolled in or accepted as a full-time student in a Bachelors, Masters, or Ph.D. program in Europe, Middle East, or Africa for the 2021-2022 academic year.

Candidates should demonstrate a strong academic record and exemplary leadership as well as a passion for improving the representation of underrepresented groups in computer science and technology

Candidates will be asked to provide their resume, academic transcripts, and one letter of reference from a professor, instructor, adviser, or supervisor.

Find out more here.

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