Organisation : Google India
Scholarship Name : Generation Google Scholarship 2021
Applicable For : Indian Female Students
Application Last Date : 29.03.2021
Website : https://buildyourfuture.withgoogle.com/scholarships/generation-google-scholarship-apac/
Generation Google Scholarship
Generation Google Scholarship for women in computer science was established to help aspiring students pursuing computer science degrees excel in technology and become leaders in the field.
Generation Google Scholarship for women in computer science will be awarded based on the strength of each candidate’s commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion, demonstrated leadership, and academic performance.
Who Can Apply?
To be eligible to apply, applicants must
** Identify as female
** Be currently enrolled as a full-time student for the 2021-2022 academic year
** Be a 1st year or 2nd year student in a Bachelors program at an accredited university in one of the following Asia Pacific countries/regions
iii. Southeast Asia+ : Bangladesh, Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Mongolia, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, Philippines, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Thailand and Vietnam
** Be studying computer science, or a closely related technical field
** Demonstrate a strong academic record
** Exemplify leadership and demonstrate passion for improving representation of underrepresented groups in computer science and technology
You will be asked to complete an online application which includes
** 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)
** Responses to two short essay questions
** Google Online Challenge (Invitation to the challenge will be sent 5-7 working days post application deadline)
** Recipients will be selected based on the overall strength of their essays and application materials compared to the entire applicant pool or respective peers (e.g. 1st year students compared to other 1st year students).
Note : Google Online Challenge solely serves as an additional data point when reviewing your application holistically.
Short Answer Essay Questions :
The two short answer essay questions below are intended to assess your demonstrated leadership and your commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.
** Please use one document to capture all two essay questions and upload to the online application in PDF format.
** Please name your file “FirstName_LastName_essay” i.e. “Harry_Potter_essay”.
** Please copy and paste all essay questions and write your responses underneath the question.
** Each response to the two questions below should be written in English and be 400 words or less each.
Selected students will receive $1,000 USD for the 2021-2022 school year.
For questions email generationgoogle-apac [AT] google.com.
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