Google Scholarship is an initiative of Google Inc. which aims to provide financial support to students who wish to pursue careers in technology. This is a broad term consisting of a number of scholarships and contests available for students throughout the world. Every year, Google offers opportunities for school students, women in the field of technology, developers, and individuals to make their mark in the world of technology. Google Scholarships not only provide students with financial support but also give them the opportunity to learn through workshops and training.
Although Google offers scholarships for students around the world, in this article, we only discuss scholarships available for students in India. You can also find several popular Google contests listed in articles available for school students. This article gives you in-depth information about every Google scholarship and contest such as the main date, eligibility requirements, application procedures, and award details.
Detailed List of Google Scholarship with its Important Dates
|Scholarship Name||Application Timeline*|
|Google Conference and Travel Scholarships||NA|
|Women Techmakers Scholars Program||Between April and May|
|Udacity-Google Developer Scholarship||Between January and February|
|Google India Code to Learn Contest||Between May and September|
|Google Venkat Panchapakesan Memorial Scholarship||Between May and July|
|Doodle 4 Google India Contest||Between September and October|
Google Scholarship – Application Procedure
Registering for a Google scholarship is simple and easy. Although each scholarship and contest requires students to fill in different applications, the process that must be followed for all is online. The application form for each scholarship is straightforward for a limited period of time. Thus, students are required to track the application schedule and register before the deadline. Know where and how to apply for each scholarship in the table below.
Google women techmakers Scholars program
Dr. Anita Borg was an American Computer Scientist born on 17 January 1949 in Chicago and died on 6 April 2003 in California. She completed her PhD from New York University. She is known to be Systers. She gets awarded by New York University in PhD in computer science in 1981. She gives her adult life to innovate the way people think about technology and dismantling barriers that keep women and minorities from entering computing and technology fields.
Google Anita Borg Memorial Scholarship
Recipients of The Google Anita Borg Memorial Scholarship will each receive a $10,000 award for the upcoming academic year. Many females who are undergraduate and graduate students will get scholarships and awarded the student based on the strength of the academic background and demonstrated leadership. Applicants must be a female student undergraduate study or be enrolled in a graduate program in the upcoming academic year at a university in the United States and be enrolled in computer science or computer engineering program, or a closely related technical field as a full-time student. Must have a minimum 3.5 GPA for Google Women Techmakers Scholars Program.
Dr. Anita Borg’s vision of creating gender equality in the field of computer science by encouraging women to excel in computing and technology and become active leaders and role models in the field.
The scholarship is based on the academic basis on the women technology performance, leadership, and impact on the community.
The scholar and Google advisor will be connected to them while conspiring in the professional and personal development training and workshops.
To share resources online network is very helpful to the scholar students, it helps the women to deal on projects in technology to make a good impact.
Eligibility Requirements for Google Women Techmakers Scholars Program:
To be eligible to apply, applicants must:
Currently, be enrolled at an accredited university for the 2021-2021 academic year
Intend to be enrolled in or accepted as a full-time or part-time student in a Bachelor’s, Master’s or Ph.D. program at a university in Europe, the Middle East or Africa for the 2021-2021 academic year.
Studying computer science, computer engineering, informatics or a closely related technical ﬁeld justify academic record specify leadership and justify passion for increasing the involvement of women in Computer Science.
Google Women Techmakers Scholars Program Benefits:
Women Techmakers Scholars will each receive a 7,000 EUR award (or local equivalent) for the 2021-2021 academic year. Many females who are undergraduate and graduate students will get scholarships and awarded the student based on the strength of the academic background and demonstrated leadership. The program is open for those students who are eligible and extremely encourage the female candidate to apply the further process. All scholarship students will be invited to attend the annual Women Techmakers Scholars’ detach in summer 2021 to connect with fellow scholars, network with Googlers and make active participation in a number of workshops.
Professional development and community outreach opportunities will continue to be offered after the retreat. As a Women Techmakers Scholar, there’s a good opportunity for the 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.
- 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)
- One letter of reference from a professor, instructor, adviser or supervisor
- Responses to five essay questions
The Women Techmakers Scholarship is a one-time scholarship. While past applicants and finalists are encouraged to reapply, unfortunately, past recipients of any Google scholarship, including the Women Techmakers Scholarship and Google Anita Borg Memorial Scholarship, are not eligible to apply. For questions, please email WTMScholars@google.com.
Google Anita Borg Memorial Scholarship Apply Now
Google Women Techmakers Scholars Program Location wise:
To be eligible to apply, applicants must:
- Identify as female
- Currently be enrolled at an accredited university for the 2021-2021 academic year (is a full time student)
- All students graduating in 2021 and beyond are eligible to apply
- Be studying computer science, computer engineering, or a closely related technical field
- Demonstrate a good academic record and strong technical skills (through work done on technical projects and/or participation in coding competitions)
- Exemplify leadership and demonstrate passion for increasing the involvement of women in computer science
The application for the 2021-2021 Scholars Program is now open and will close May 31, 2021 at 23:59 SGT
Europe, Middle East, and Africa:
Women Techmakers Scholars will each receive a 7,000 EUR award (or local equivalent) for the 2021-2021 academic year.
APPLICATIONS FOR 2021-20 ARE NOW CLOSED for Europe, Middle East, and Africa
United States & Canada:
Women Techmakers Scholars will each receive $10,000 USD (for students in the US) or $5,000 CAD (for students in Canada) for the 2021-2021 academic year.
APPLICATIONS FOR 2021-20 ARE NOW CLOSED for United States & Canada