The Generation Google Scholarship

The Generation Google Scholarship

At Google, they believe information should be universally accessible. Hence they are offering Generation Google Scholarship to inspire and help students become future leaders in computing and technology by breaking down the barriers that prevent them from entering these fields. The scholarship is open to undergraduate, graduate and high school students. Selected students will receive 10,000 USD (for those studying in the US) or 5,000 CAD (for those studying in Canada) for the 2017-2018 school year.

Google’s mission is to organize the world’s information and make it universally accessible and useful. Since Google was founded in 1998, They have grown to serve millions of people around the world.

Eligibility:

Requirements for Current University Students:

  • Be currently enrolled as an undergraduate or graduate student for the 2016-2017 academic year.
  • Intend to be enrolled or accepted as a full-time student at a university in the US or Canada for the 2017-2018 school year.
  • Be pursuing a computer science or computer engineering degree, or a degree in a closely related technical field.
  • Exemplify leadership and demonstrate a passion for computer science and technology.
  • Exhibit a strong record of academic achievement.
  • Be a student from an underrepresented group in computer science (African American, Hispanic, American Indian, Filipino/Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander)

Requirements for High School Students:

  • Be current high school seniors.
  • Intend to enroll in, or be accepted, as a full-time student at a university in the US or Canada for the 2017-2018 school year.
  • Intend to pursue a computer science or computer engineering degree, or a degree in a closely related technical field.
  • Exemplify leadership and demonstrate a passion for computer science and technology.
  • Be a student from an underrepresented group in computer science: African American, Hispanic, American Indian, Filipino/Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander, female, or a person with a disability.
  • Be available to attend Google’s Computer Science Summer Initiative (CSSI) in the summer of 2017.

How to Apply:

Financial aid and Award Money:

Selected students will receive 10,000 USD (for those studying in the US) or 5,000 CAD (for those studying in Canada) for the 2017-2018 school year.

Application Deadline:

  • Deadline to apply: Thursday, March 2, 2017, at 11:59 PM Pacific Time
  • Deadline for references to submit letters: Thursday, March 9, 2017, at 11:59 PM Pacific Time

Link for More Information:

https://www.google.com/edu/scholarships/the-generation-google-scholarship/

Contact Information:

Still, have questions? Email generationgoogle-at-google.com.

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