As part of Google’s ongoing commitment to advancing computing and technology, we are pleased to provide scholarships to support students in their study of computer science.
The Generation Google Scholarship is a new program for aspiring computer scientists to excel in technology and become active role models and leaders in the field. Selected students will receive $10,000 USD (for those studying in the US) or $5,000 CAD (for those studying in Canada) a year for up to four years (or until graduation, whichever comes first) so long as they maintain criteria for renewal. Recipients will also be invited to attend Google’s //www.google.com/intl/en/jobs/cssi/index.html” > Computer Science Summer Institute (CSSI) in the summer of 2012.
Who Should Apply?
Applicants must be high school seniors and meet the following eligibility criteria:
- Intends to be enrolled in or accepted as a full-time student at a university in the US or Canada for the 2012-2013 school year
- Intends to be enrolled in or accepted for enrollment in a baccalaureate Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Software Engineering, or related program
- Exemplifies leadership and demonstrates a commitment to and passion for computer science and technology through involvement in their community
- Strong record of academic achievement
- A student from an underrepresented group in computer science (African American, Hispanic, American Indian, Female, or a Person with a Disability)
- Demonstrates financial need
For complete details, visit the //www.google.com/intl/en/jobs/students/proscho/scholarships/uscanada/generation/”>Generation Google Scholarship site.
Deadline to apply: Monday, February 20, 2012
Questions? Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
For more information about student opportunities at Google, check out //www.google.com/students”>www.google.com/students.
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