Google Women Techmakers Scholarship Program 2020/2021 for Women in Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA)

Published Date: October 31, 2019

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Scholarship details

  • Area of study

    All
  • Country of the Scholarship

    United States
  • Scholarship Valid Until (Year)

    2020
  • Type of scholarship

    Bachelor's scholarship
  • Scholarship amount given

    $3000 - $5000
  • Type of scholarship administrator

    Private sponsor
  • Mode of scholarship (Online/Offline)

    Online
  • Applier's country

    All
  • Expenses covered

    All
  • Scholarship Contact Details

Known formerly as the Google Anita Borg Memorial Scholarship Program, the Women Techmakers Scholars Program is an initiative of Google to further the vision of Dr. Anita Borg towards achieving gender equality in the field of computer science through the encouragement of women to succeed in computing and technology and become key leaders and role models in the field.

Dr. Anita Borg devoted most of her years to changing the way people think about technology and breaking down the barriers that prevent women and other minority groups from pursuing courses in computing and technology fields. She proposed the “50/50 by 2020” initiative, with the hope that by 2020 50% of the graduates in computing fields will be women.

Application deadline:

5th December, 2019

Offered Yearly:

Yes

Eligible countries:

Women from Africa, the Middle East, and Europe.

University scholarship is to be taken: This grant for school will be taken in universities in Africa, the Middle East, and Europe.

Eligible subject area: Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Informatics or a closely related technical field

Type:

Bachelors, Masters, PhD

Selection criteria: Multiple grants for school will be handed out and these awards will be based on candidate’s academic performance, experience in leadership, and a strong passion for computer science.

Eligibility criteria:

To be eligible for this scholarship, candidates must;

– As at the time of application be enrolled at an accredited university for the 2019-2020 academic year

– Have an intent to enroll in or accepted as a full-time or part-time student in a Bachelor’s, Master’s, or PhD program at a university in Africa, Europe, or the Middle East.

– Must be studying computer engineering, computer science, informatics or a closely related technical field

– Must have strong academic record

Number of scholarship:

Not specified

Value of scholarship:

Google Women Techmakers Scholarship Program 2020/2021 for Women in Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA)

Known formerly as the Google Anita Borg Memorial Scholarship Program, the Women Techmakers Scholars Program is an initiative of Google to further the vision of Dr. Anita Borg towards achieving gender equality in the field of computer science through the encouragement of women to succeed in computing and technology and become key leaders and role models in the field.

Dr. Anita Borg devoted most of her years to changing the way people think about technology and breaking down the barriers that prevent women and other minority groups from pursuing courses in computing and technology fields. She proposed the “50/50 by 2020” initiative, with the hope that by 2020 50% of the graduates in computing fields will be women.

Application deadline:

5th December, 2019

Offered Yearly:

Yes

Eligible countries:

Women from Africa, the Middle East, and Europe.

University scholarship is to be taken: This grant for school will be taken in universities in Africa, the Middle East, and Europe.

Eligible subject area: Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Informatics or a closely related technical field

Type:

Bachelors, Masters, PhD

Selection criteria: Multiple grants for school will be handed out and these awards will be based on candidate’s academic performance, experience in leadership, and a strong passion for computer science.

Eligibility criteria:

To be eligible for this scholarship, candidates must;

– As at the time of application be enrolled at an accredited university for the 2019-2020 academic year

– Have an intent to enroll in or accepted as a full-time or part-time student in a Bachelor’s, Master’s, or PhD program at a university in Africa, Europe, or the Middle East.

– Must be studying computer engineering, computer science, informatics or a closely related technical field

– Must have strong academic record

Number of scholarship:

Not specified

Value of scholarship:

– Successful applicants will receive a grant worth €7,000 or its equivalent

– A retreat opportunity to meet with other scholars and Google mentors when participating in personal and professional development trainings and workshop

How to apply:

The Women Techmakers Scholarship is a one-time school grant, which means past recipients of the grant are not eligible to apply, finalists and past applicants are encouraged to reapply.

Applicants are invited to complete the online application as well as submit the requested documents latest 5th December, 2019.

To know more about this scholarship, visit the scholarship webpage for details

 


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