Deadline:

11/12/2017: ( 11:59 pm GMT)

Location:

Europe, Middle East or Africa

(Partially Funded)

Description

Women Techmakers Scholars Program (Formely The Google Anita Borg Memorial Scholarship Program)

The Women Techmakers Scholars program is dedicated to supporting students who are studying computer science, computer engineering, or a closely related technical field.

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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 Women Techmakers Scholars’ Retreat in summer 2018 to connect with fellow scholars, network with Googlers and participate in a number of workshops.

Professional development and community outreach opportunities will continue to be offered after the retreat. As a Women Techmakers Scholar, you will join a long-term community of scholars program participants designed to provide a forum to share resources, support other women in tech, and collaborate on projects to make continued impact.

Required Languages

No Languages required 

Eligible Countries

EGYPT, SYRIA, IRAQ, PALESTINE, JORDAN, LEBANON, TUNISIA, ALGERIA, MOROCCO, SUDAN, LIBYA, SAUDI ARABIA, EMIRATES, KUWAIT, QATAR, BAHRAIN, OMAN, YEMEN, SOMALIA, DJIBOUTI, MAURITANIA, TURKEY, IRAN, CYPRUS, COMOROS,

 

OTHER COUNTRIES ARE NOT FROM THE MIDDLE EAST AND NORTH AFRICA,

 

Program Period

1 Academic year (2018-2019 academic year).

Eligibility Requirements (Criteria)

  • Identify as female
  • Currently be enrolled at an accredited university for the academic year at the time of application
  • Intend to be enrolled in or accepted as a full-time or part-time undergraduate or graduate student at an accredited university for the following academic year (continuing education the year after the time of application)
  • Majoring in computer science, computer engineering, or a closely related technical field
  • Maintain a strong academic record
  • Exemplify leadership and demonstrate passion for increasing the involvement of women in computer science

Opportunity Cost

(Partially Funded)

 Women Techmakers Scholars will each receive a 7,000 EUR award (or local equivalent) for the 2018-2019 academic year.

How to Apply

First step:

Before starting the application, please review the following instructions document here.

 

Second Step:

Open the application page here & fill in all the needed information and documents. 

 

Third Step:

Submit the application . You will be informed later by email if you are accepted or not .

 

Application Requirements

  • General background information (includes contact information and information about your current and intended institutions)
  • Current resume
  • Academic transcripts from your current and prior institutions (if you have earned a prior degree)
  • Responses to four essay questions

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