Apply For 2017/2018 Google Scholarship for Students with Disabilities

Google Scholarship for Students with Disabilities

Deadline: December 1, 2016

Google invites application for the 2017-18 Student with Disabilities scholarships. Google is committed to helping the innovators of the future make the most of their talents by providing scholarships for Computer Science students with disabilities.

Award

Recipients of the Google Scholarship for Students with Disabilities will each receive a €7,000 scholarship for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Eligibility/Selection Criteria

Scholarships will be awarded based on the strength of the applicant’s academic background, leadership skills and demonstrated passion for Computer Science.

To be eligible to apply, applicants must:

  • Be currently enrolled at a university in Europe for the 2016-2017 academic year
  • Intend to be enrolled or accepted as a full-time or part-time student in a Bachelor’s, Master’s or PhD program at a university in Europe for the 2017-2018 academic year
  • Be studying Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Informatics, or a closely related technical field
  • Maintain a strong academic record
  • Exemplify leadership and a passion for Computer Science and technology
  • 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.

How to Apply

Applicants should complete an online application through EmployAbility which includes the following sections:

  • General background information (i.e. contact information and details about your current and intended universities for the 2017-2018 school year)
  • Resume/CV
  • Academic transcripts from your current and prior institutions (if you have earned a prior degree)
  • A reference letter from a professor, instructor, adviser or supervisor
  • Responses to essay questions

Forward any questions to: googlescholarship@employ-ability..org.uk or see FAQs

For more information, visit Google Student with Disabilities

 

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