The Generation Google Scholarship

The Generation Google Scholarship was established to help aspiring computer scientists excel in technology and become leaders in the field. Selected students will receive 10,000 USD (for those studying in the US) or 5,000 CAD (for those studying in Canada) for the 2016-2017 school year. As part of the scholarship, current high school seniors who are entering their first year of university in 2016-2017 will be required to attend Google’s Computer Science Summer Institute (CSSI) in the summer of 2016. Current undergraduate or graduate students will be invited to attend the Google Scholars’ Retreat in the summer of 2016.

Eligibility

University Students

  • Be currently enrolled as an undergraduate or graduate student at a university for the 2015­-2016 academic year
  • Intend to be enrolled in or accepted as a full-time student at a university in the US or Canada for the 2016-2017 school year
  • 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 or American Indian). Students with disabilities should apply
    to the Google Lime Scholarship).

High School Students

  • ­Be a current high school senior
  • Intend to be enrolled in or accepted as a full-time student at a university in the US or Canada for the 2016-2017 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
  • Exhibit a strong record of academic achievement
  • Be a student from an underrepresented group in computer science (African American, Hispanic, American Indian, Female, or a Person with a Disability)
  • Be available to attend Google’s Computer Science Summer Institute (CSSI) in the summer of 2016.

Deadline: December 1, 2015
Application: https://google.eresources.com/
More information: https://www.google.com/edu/scholarships/the-generation-google-scholarship/

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