The Google Lime Scholarship For Americans & Canadians With Disabilities

The Google Lime Scholarship For Americans & Canadians With Disabilities

Lime Connect offers ‘The Google Lime Scholarship’ for US or Canadian students with disabilities. Scholarship is awarded in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or a degree in a closely related technical field. Scholarship Applicants must be an undergraduate or graduate or PhD student who intend to be enrolled in or accepted as a full-­time student at a university in the United States or Canada for the 2016-­2017 academic year. Selected students will receive 10,000 USD (for those studying in the US) or 5,000 CAD (for those studying in Canada) and will be invited to attend the Google Scholars’ Retreat in 2016. Applications should be submitted till 6th December, 2015.

Study Subject(s): Scholarship is awarded in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or a degree in a closely related technical field (such as software engineering; or electrical engineering with a heavy computer science course load).
Course Level: Scholarship is available for undergraduate or graduate or PhD student who intend to be enrolled in or accepted as a full-­time student at a university in the United States or Canada for the 2015-­2016 academic year.
Scholarship Provider: Lime Connect
Scholarship can be taken at: USA or Canada

Eligibility: 2016 Scholarship Applicants must be:
-An undergraduate, graduate or PhD student currently enrolled at a university in the U.S. or Canada (freshmen/first years and international students studying in the U.S. or Canada are eligible to apply)
-Intend to be enrolled in or accepted as a full time student at a university in the U.S. or Canada in the 2016-2017 academic year
-Pursuing a Computer Science or Computer Engineering degree, or a degree in a closely related technical field (such as software engineering; or electrical engineering with a heavy computer science course load)
-Maintaining a strong academic performance
-A student with a visible or invisible disability (defined as someone who has, or considers themselves to have, a long-term, or recurring, issue that impacts one or more major activities that others may consider to be a daily function); this definition also includes the perception among others that a disability exists. We know that 90% of disabilities on campus are invisible, and candidates with all disabilities are encouraged to apply
-Exemplify leadership and demonstrate a commitment to and passion for computer science and technology
-Previous Google Lime Scholars are unfortunately not able to be considered

Scholarship Open for International Students: Students of USA or Canada (international students studying in the U.S. or Canada are eligible to apply) can apply for this Google Lime Scholarship.

Scholarship Description: 
Access to knowledge is our thing. When it comes to higher education for promising scholars, we don’t want anything to stand in the way. That’s why Google is proud to support the work of Lime Connect since 2008. Google is committed to helping the innovators of the future make the most of their talents by providing scholarships and networking retreats for computer science students with disabilities. Recipients of the 2016 Google Lime Scholarship will each receive a scholarship for the 2016-2017 academic year. Selected students will also be invited to attend the annual Google Scholars’ Retreat at the Googleplex in Mountain View, California, in 2016. Candidates will also be considered for software engineering internship opportunities with Google.  Scholarships will be awarded based on the strength of candidates’ academic background and demonstrated passion for computer science – $10,000 for those studying in the US and $5,000 for those studying in Canada (based on tuition costs).

Number of award(s): Not Known

Duration of award(s): Recipients of the 2016 Google Lime Scholarship will each receive a scholarship for the 2016-2017 academic year.

What does it cover? 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 and will be invited to attend the Google Scholars’ Retreat at the Googleplex in Mountain View, California in 2016. Candidates will also be considered for software engineering internship opportunities with Google.

Selection Criteria: Scholarships will be awarded based on the strength of candidates’ academic background and demonstrated passion for computer science

Notification: Not Known

How to Apply: Candidates apply via The Lime Network and provide:
-Contact, education and experience information
-Current resume & unofficial transcripts
-Three essays – this is your opportunity to show us your passion for computer science
-Two recommendation letters from a professor, adviser or supervisor

Scholarship Application Deadline: The application deadline is 6th December, 2015.

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