2017-2018 Google Lime Scholarship for US or Canadian Students with Disabilities

2017-2018 Google Lime Scholarship for US or Canadian Students with Disabilities , and applications are submitted till 4th December 2016. Lime Connect offers ‘The Google Lime Scholarship’ for US or Canadian students with disabilities. Scholarship is awarded in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or a degree in a closely related technical field. Scholarship Applicants must be an undergraduate or graduate or PhD student who intend to be enrolled in or accepted as a full-time student at a university in the United States or Canada for the 2016-2017 academic year. Selected students will receive 10,000 USD (for those studying in the US) or 5,000 CAD (for those studying in Canada) and will be invited to attend the Google Scholars’ Retreat in 2016. Full details:

School(Institutions/ Country): | USA or Canada

Level: undergraduate or graduate or PhD student who intend to be enrolled in or accepted as a full-time student at a university in the United States or Canada for the 2016-2017 academic year.


Field(s): Computer Science, Computer Engineering or a degree in a closely related technical field (such as software engineering; or electrical engineering with a heavy computer science course load).


Deadline: 4th December 2016

Funded By: Lime Connect

Beneficiaries(Target Groups): 2016-2017 Google Lime Scholarship is targeted for students of USA or Canada (international students studying in the U.S. or Canada are eligible to apply) can apply for this Google Lime Scholarship.

Benefits(Value/ Inclusions):

Award No: Not Specified

Scholarship Duration: Recipients of the 2016 Google Lime Scholarship will each receive a scholarship for the 2016-­2017 academic year.

Scholarship covers: Selected students will receive 10,000 USD (for those studying in the US) or 5,000 CAD (for those studying in Canada) for the 2016-­2017 school year and will be invited to attend the Google Scholars’ Retreat at the Googleplex in Mountain View, California in 2016. Candidates will also be considered for software engineering internship opportunities with Google.

Description

‣ Access to knowledge is our thing. When it comes to higher education for promising scholars, we don’t want anything to stand in the way.

‣ That’s why Google is proud to support the work of Lime Connect since 2008. Google is committed to helping the innovators of the future make the most of their talents by providing scholarships and networking retreats for computer science students with disabilities.

‣ Recipients of the 2016 Google Lime Scholarship will each receive a scholarship for the 2016-2017 academic year.

‣ Selected students will also be invited to attend the annual Google Scholars’ Retreat at the Googleplex in Mountain View, California, in 2016.

‣ Candidates will also be considered for software engineering internship opportunities with Google.

‣ 2016-2017 Google Lime Scholarship will be awarded based on the strength of candidates’ academic background and demonstrated passion for computer science - $10,000 for those studying in the US and $5,000 for those studying in Canada (based on tuition costs).

Eligibility

To apply for 2016-2017 Google Lime Scholarship , applicants must be:

‣ An undergraduate, graduate or PhD student currently enrolled at a university in the U.S. or Canada (freshmen/first years and international students studying in the U.S. or Canada are eligible to apply);

‣ Intend to be enrolled in or accepted as a full time student at a university in the U.S. or Canada in the 2016-2017 academic year;

‣ Pursuing a Computer Science or Computer Engineering degree, or a degree in a closely related technical field (such as software engineering; or electrical engineering with a heavy computer science course load);

‣ Maintaining a strong academic performance;

‣ A student with a visible or invisible disability (defined as someone who has, or considers themselves to have, a long-term, or recurring, issue that impacts one or more major activities that others may consider to be a daily function); this definition also includes the perception among others that a disability exists.

‣ We know that 90% of disabilities on campus are invisible, and candidates with all disabilities are encouraged to apply;

Exemplify leadership and demonstrate a commitment to and passion for computer science and technology;

‣ Previous Google Lime Scholars are unfortunately not able to be considered

Selection Criteria for 2016-2017 Google Lime Scholarship

‣ Scholarships will be awarded based on the strength of candidates’ academic background and demonstrated passion for computer science


Scholarship Application Method

‣ Candidates apply via The Lime Network and provide:


  • Contact, education and experience information;
  • Current resume & unofficial transcripts;
  • Three essays – this is your opportunity to show us your passion for computer science;
  • Two recommendation letters from a professor, adviser or supervisor

‣ Scholarship Applications are due on 4th December 2016

‣ Application forms and guidelines can be download from the official website

‣ It is important to read the application procedure, and visit the official websites (link found below) for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.

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