Urgent – Google scholarships for women and students with Disabilities

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Google has two exciting scholarships.

Google Anita Borg Memorial Scholarship 2015 Europe, the Middle East and Africa

Dr. Anita Borg (1949-2003) devoted her adult life to revolutionizing the way we think about technology by dismantling barriers that keep women and minorities from entering computing and technology fields. In honor of her vision, Google is proud to announce the Google EMEA Anita Borg Memorial scholarship, which awards a group of female students a € 7,000 scholarship for the 2015-2016 academic year. All recipients will also be invited to attend a
networking retreat.

Deadline to apply: February 2, 2015

To be eligible to apply, applicants must:
• Be a female student enrolled in a Bachelor’s, Master’s or PhD program for the 2015/2016 academic year
• Be enrolled at a university in Europe, the Middle East or Africa
• Be studying Computer Science, Computer Engineering,Informatics or a closely related
technical field

For full details, please visit them here.

2015 Google Europe Scholarship for Students with Disabilities

I love this one and the opportunities it gives to students with disabilities.

Google in partnership with EmployAbility has  Google scholarships for students with Disabilities.

Recipients of the Google Scholarship for Students with Disabilities will each receive a €7,000 scholarship for the 2015-2016 academic year. Scholarships will be awarded based on the strength of the applicant’s academic background, leadership skills and demonstrated passion for Computer Science.

Deadline to apply: January 1, 2015

To be eligible to apply, applicants must:
• Be enrolled in a Bachelor’s, Master’s or PhD program for the 2015/2016 academic year
• Be enrolled at a university in Europe
• Be studying Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Informatics, or a closely related technical field
• Maintain a strong academic record
• Have a disability (defined as a long-term or recurring issue that impacts one or more major activities that others may consider a daily function). This definition also includes the perception among others that a disability exists.

For full details, please find out more here.

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