EMEA Google Anita Borg Memorial Scholarship , and applications are submitted till December 31, 2016. EMEA Google Anita Borg Memorial Scholarship is awarded for Europe, the Middle East and African applicants. The scholarships are available for undergraduate or graduate degree level. Google Anita Borg Scholarship recipients will each receive a € 7,000 (or equivalent) award for the 2017-2018 academic year. Full details:
School(Institutions/ Country): | Europe, the Middle East or Africa
or graduate degree level.
December 31, 2016.
Funded By: Google
Beneficiaries(Target Groups): EMEA Google Anita Borg Memorial Scholarship is targeted for Europe, the Middle East and African applicants.
No: not specified
Duration: not known
‣ Dr. Anita Borg proposed the “50/50 by 2020” initiative, so that women earning computing degrees would be 50% of the graduates by year 2020.
‣ However, the percentage of Computer Science degrees earned by women is still far from 50% throughout the world.
‣ As part of Google’s ongoing commitment to furthering Anita’s vision, we are pleased to announce The Google Anita Borg Memorial Scholarship for Europe, the Middle East and Africa.
‣ Through the EMEA Google Anita Borg Memorial Scholarship , we aim to encourage women to excel in computing and technology, and become active role models and leaders in this field.
‣ Be a female student currently enrolled at a university for the 2015-2016 academic year
‣ Intend to be enrolled in or accepted as a full-time student in a Bachelor’s, Master’s or PhD program at a university in Europe, the Middle East or Africa for the 2016-2017 academic year
‣ Be studying Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Informatics or a closely related technical field.
‣ Maintain a strong academic record.
Selection criteria for EMEA Google Anita Borg Memorial Scholarship
‣ 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, passion for increasing the involvement of women in computer science, and demonstrated leadership.
‣ Applicants will receive an email notification once their application is complete and has been submitted online.
Scholarship Application Method
‣ Applications are submitted via online using the Application Form
‣ Scholarship Applications are due on December 31, 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.