Google Scholarship for Students with Disabilities

Level of study
Doctoral research, Postgraduate research masters, Postgraduate taught masters
Subject area
Computer Science
Nationality
EU, Overseas (Non-EU), UK
Type of Award
External
Deadline for applying
Closed 30/12/2018 (Note: competition closed for this year)

Award Description

Google is committed to helping the innovators of the future make the most of their talents by providing scholarships and networking retreats for computer science students with disabilities. This scholarship aims to help dismantle barriers that keep students with disabilities from entering computing, encourage them to excel in their studies and become active role models and leaders in creating technology.

As part of Google's commitment, they have partnered with EmployAbility, a nonprofit organization dedicated to assisting students with disabilities while they pursue education and promising careers.

Value of Award

The scholarship recipients will each receive a EUR 7,000 (or equivalent) scholarship for the 2019/2020 Academic Year.

Eligibility Criteria

Candidates must be:

  • 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 year.
  • 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 exemplify leadership and a passion for Computer Science and technology.
  • Google employees are not eligible to apply for Google scholarships.
  • Applicants must be 18 year of age or older as of 17th September 2018.
  • 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.

Recipients will be selected based on the overall strength of their essays and application materials compared to the entire applicant pool.

How to Apply

Full details of the application process can be found on the Google Europe Students with Disabilities Scholarship website.

Contact

Google Scholarship
googlescholarship@employ-ability.org.uk

Website
http://www.google.com/studentswithdisabilities-europe/