Anita Borg memorial scholarship is offered by Google for international students in USA. Full details:
School(Institutions/ Country): universities in the United States | USA
Level: Undergraduate and Graduate Degree
Field(s): Computer Science or Computer Engineering
Deadline: February 18, 2013
Funded by: Google Anita Borg
Beneficiaries(Target Groups): Scholarship is Open for Citizens, permanent residents and international students (If you are currently studying in the United States and meet our criteria for scholarship eligibility)
Benefits(Inclusions / value):
‣ No. of Awards:A group of female undergraduate and graduate students will be chosen from the applicant pool.
‣ Scholarship covers: Scholarship recipients will each receive a $10,000 award for the 2013-2014 academic years.
‣ In her honor, Google is proud to honor Anita’s memory and support women in technology with the 2013 Google A. Borg Memorial Scholarship.
‣ Google hopes to encourage women to excel in computing and technology and become active role models and leaders in the field.
‣ Scholarship recipients will each receive a $10,000 award for the 2013-2014 academic years.
‣ A group of female undergraduate and graduate students will be chosen from the applicant pool, and scholarships will be awarded based on the strength of each candidate’s academic background and demonstrated leadership.
‣ All scholarship recipients will be invited to attend the Annual Google Scholars’ Retreat in Mountain View, California in 2013.
Applicants must satisfy all of the following criteria to avail Google Anita Borg Memorial Scholarship.
‣ be a female student entering her senior year of undergraduate study or be enrolled in a graduate program in the 2013-2014 academic year at a university in the United States;
‣ be enrolled in Computer Science or Computer Engineering program, or a closely related technical field as a full-time student for the 2013-2014 academic year;
‣ maintain a cumulative GPA of at least 3.5 on a 4.0 scale or 4.5 on a 5.0 scale or equivalent in their current program.
Eligibility Criteria: Scholarships will be awarded based on the strength of each candidate’s academic background and demonstrated leadership.
Scholarship Application Method
‣ If applicants are a first time user, they will need to register; if they are already registered, simply login!
‣ They will also be asked to submit electronic versions of their resume, essay responses, transcripts, and name and email of their references.
‣ Please scan your transcripts and resumes into electronic format (PDF format preferred for all requested documents).
‣ Scholarship Applications are due by Monday, February 18, 2013.
‣ They will send applicants an email notification within ten days of the submission deadline.
‣ Applicants will receive email notification once their application is complete and has been submitted online.
‣ It is important to read the application procedure, and visit the official website (link found below) for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.
‣ Application forms and guidelines can be downloaded from the official website
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