Call For Applications: Google Generation Scholarship (Up to €7,000 Award)

The Google Generation Scholarship is now officially open to undergraduate students currently enrolled in universities across Africa, the Middle East, and Europe.

The Generation Google Scholarship is a €7,000 Award established to help students excel in technology and become leaders in their chosen fields.

The Generation Google Scholarship: for women in computer science was established to help students pursuing computer science degrees excel in technology and become leaders in the field. Selected students will receive a 7,000 EUR award (or local equivalent) for the 2024-2025 academic year.

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The Generation Google Scholarship: for women in computer science will be awarded based on the strength of each candidate’s commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion, demonstrated leadership, and academic performance.

Eligibility 

To be considered for the Google Generation Scholarship, you must:

  • Be currently enrolled as a full-time student in a Bachelors program at an accredited university or college for the 2023-2024 academic year
  • Intend to be enrolled in or accepted as a full-time student in a Bachelors program at an accredited university in Europe, Middle East or Africa for the 2024-2025 academic year
  • Be studying computer science, computer engineering, or a closely related technical field
  • Demonstrate a strong academic record
  • Exemplify leadership and demonstrate passion for improving the representation of underrepresented groups in computer science and technology

Benefits 

  • The scholarship aims to help its beneficiaries excel in the field of computer science and technology
  • Selected students will receive a 7,000 EUR award (or local equivalent) for the 2024-2025 academic year.

Required Documents for [Keyword]

To apply, candidates must be ready to submit the following documents;

  • General background information (e.g. contact information and details about your current and intended universities)
  • Resume/CV
  • Academic transcripts from your current institution
  • Responses to short answer essay questions.

Essay Questions for the Generation Google Scholarship

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.

  1. 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.
  2. 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.

Deadline: April 23, 2024

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