The Generation Google Scholarship 2019 was organised to help help aspiring computer scientists excel in technology and become leaders in the field.
A group of graduate and undergraduate students will be chosen from the applicant pool, and the scholarships will be awarded based on each candidate’s impact on demonstrated leadership, diversity and academic background.
Canada and United States
What participants will benefit
Selected students will receive 10,000 USD (for those studying in the US) or
5,000 CAD (for those studying in Canada) for the 2019-2020 school year
Selected students will also be invited to attend the Google Scholars’ Retreat in the summer of 2019
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Who is eligible to participate in the Generation Google Scholarship 2019
- Youths currently enrolled as student at any accredited college or university for the 2018-19 academic year
- People that intend to be enrolled in or accepted as a full-time student in a Bachelors, Masters or PhD program at a university in the United States or Canada for the 2019-2020 academic year
- Participants must maintain a strong academic performance
- Student must be pursuing a degree in computer science, computer engineering or a degree in a closely related technical field
- Student must be exhibiting leadership and demonstrate passion for improving representation of underrepresented groups in computer science and technology
- These opportunity is available to qualified university undergraduates and graduates who meet the above criteria and we strongly encourage students from historically underrepresented groups, including Hispanic/Latino, Black/African American, Filipino/Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander or American Indian to apply.
How to apply
To apply, you’ll be required to complete an online application which will include:
- General background information (e.g. contact information and details about your current and intended universities)
- 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 short answer essay questions
To learn details about the application process, please visit the official link.
December 6, 2018