Google is delighted to announce the Google Europe Students with Disabilities Scholarship that assisting students with disabilities while they pursue education and promising careers. The scholarship is open to the applicants who are university students studying computer science, computer engineering, informatics, or a closely related technical field at a university in Europe or Israel with a disability.
At Google, they believe information should be universally accessible. They are also committed to helping the innovators of the future make the most of their talents by providing scholarships for computer science students with disabilities.
Who May Eligible:
To eligible, the candidates must be following all the eligibility criteria:
- Applicants must be university students studying computer science, computer engineering, informatics, or a closely related technical field at a university in Europe or Israel with a disability.
- Applicants must be enrolled as full-time or part-time students for the 2018-2019 academic years.
- Applicants must intend to be enrolled or accepted as a full-time student at a university in Europe for the 2019-2020 academic year
- Applicants must maintain a strong academic record
- Applicants must exemplify leadership and a passion for Computer Science and technology.
- Applicants must be 18 years of age or older as of 17th September 2018.
- Google employees are not eligible to apply for Google scholarships.
- Persons who are (1) residents of embargoed countries, (2) ordinarily residents in embargoed countries, or (3) otherwise prohibited by applicable export controls and sanctions programs are not eligible to apply for this scholarship.
- Finalists can re-apply. Previous recipients of Google scholarships are not eligible to reapply.
How to Apply & Competitions Rules:
To participate in the scholarship the applicants need to do register through the given link:
- As part of the application, you will be expected to write 3 short essays of 400-600 words each on your interest on computer science, about a technical project/research assignment you were involved and on a time you exhibited leadership.
- You will also be asked to complete a non-assessed fourth question regarding the current representation of disabled students studying computer science related degrees.
- It is highly recommended that you use as close to the full allocation of 600 words as possible and try to use specific examples which are supported by evidence.
- The questions in full and some further guidance can be found here.
- All supporting documents will be submitted in electronic format through the online application form.
- Note that the word limit applies to the text entered into the online application form which may not correspond exactly to the word count of other word-processors such as Microsoft Word.
- All applications should be submitted in PDF, Google Docs, or .doc format. They are unable to accept applications which are not submitted in these formats.
- All Google Scholarship for Students with Disabilities review processes are administered in English
- Submit all application documents in English — they will not be able to consider applications in other languages at this time.
- For your essay on the technical project/research assignment, you can include additional material, such as graphs, diagrams, algorithms, sections of code etc. to support your arguments, but these will need to be saved in individual files which you will upload along with your CV/resume.
- If you wish to include any such supporting documentation, please reference them in your essay in the appropriate place with the file name written in square brackets, for example [mygraph1].
- In order to help you tailor your own CV/resume for the scholarship application, they have provided two examples of a resume written by former scholars.
The 10 best applications, as assessed in accordance with the Criteria above shall be selected to receive the scholarship payment of €7,000 (issued in the form of bank transfer) to be spent on tuition, fees, books, supplies, and equipment required for the applicants’ classes at their primary university.
The application process will remain open until December 6, 2018, at 11:59 pm GMT.
If you have any question contact by email at firstname.lastname@example.org