Google Undergraduate Scholarships 2023
Generation Google Scholarships: The Generation Google Scholarship for Women in Computer Science was created to assist students pursuing computer science degrees in excelling in technology and becoming field leaders. Selected students will receive a 7,000 EUR (or local equivalent) award for the academic year 2023-2024.
The Generation Google Scholarship for women in computer science will be awarded based on each candidate’s demonstrated leadership, commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and academic performance.
The program is open to students who meet all of the minimum requirements, and we strongly encourage female computer science students to apply.
Brief Program Details
Academic Level: Undergraduate
Eligible Course: Computer Science
Application Deadline: 16 May 2023
Selected students will receive a 7,000 EUR award (or local equivalent) for the 2023-2024 academic year.
Eligibility Requirement for the Generation Google Scholarship
- Be currently enrolled as a full-time student in a bachelor’s program at an accredited university or college for the 2022-2023 academic year;
- Intend to be enrolled in or accepted as a full-time student in a bachelor’s program at an accredited university in Europe, the Middle East, or Africa for the 2023-2024 academic year;
- Be studying computer science, computer engineering, or a closely related technical field;
- Demonstrate a strong academic record;
- Exemplify leadership and demonstrate a passion for improving the representation of underrepresented groups in computer science and technology.
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- General background information (e.g. contact information and details about your current and intended universities)
- Academic transcripts from your current institution
- Responses to short answer essay questions
The two short answer essay questions below are intended to assess your problem-solving skills and commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion. Each response to the two questions below should be 500 words or less.
- Tell me about a time when you faced a complex problem without a clear path to a solution. Describe the steps you took to get to the solution in detail. What resources and solutions did you consider? What did you learn from this experience? Keep in mind that this can be a problem you have faced at school, work, extracurricular activities, or home.
- From your personal experience, describe a barrier that prevents equitable access to the field of technology. What do you believe is the root cause? What actions have you taken to address this inequity and what actions do you plan to take? Please focus at least half of your response on the actions you have taken. Keep in mind that impact can happen in many ways and at different scales.
How to Apply
Interested and suitably qualified candidates should click the Apply Button below to apply.
IMPORTANT: Before starting the application, please have the following ready for upload:
- A PDF copy of your resume (if applicable, please include leadership positions, extracurricular activities, and diversity, equity, and inclusion efforts on your resume)
- A PDF copy of your current or most recent transcript (unofficial is acceptable)