Generation Google Scholarship for Women in EMEA

Generation Google Scholarship 2021 for Women in EMEA
The application for the Generation Google Scholarship for Women in EMEA is now open. The Generation Google Scholarship is for women in computer science.

About the Scholarship

The Generation Google Scholarship: for women in computer science was established to help aspiring computer scientists excel in technology and become leaders in the field. Selected students will receive a 7,000 EUR award (or local equivalent) for the 2021-2022 academic year.

Scholarships will be awarded based on the strength of each candidate’s impact on diversity, demonstrated leadership, and academic background.

The program is open to qualified students who meet all the minimum qualifications. Women interested in computer science should apply. The scholarship is to be taken at candidate’s University location in Europe, Middle East or Africa.

Eligibility Criteria

To be eligible to apply, applicants must:

  • Be currently an undergraduate or graduate student at a university for the 2020-21 academic
  • Intend to start a full-time student in a Bachelors, Masters, or PhD program at an accredited university in Europe, Middle East or Africa for the 2021-2022 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 representation of underrepresented groups in computer science and technology

Eligible Countries

Countries in Europe, Middle East or Africa

Value of Scholarship

  • Selected students will receive a 7,000 EUR award (or local equivalent)
  • The scholarship award is for tuition, fees, books, supplies and equipment required for the students’ classes at their primary university

How to Apply

You need to complete an online application which includes:

  • General background information (e.g. contact information and details about your current and intended universities)
  • Resume/CV
  • Academic transcripts from your current and prior institutions (if you have earned a prior degree)
  • One letter of reference from a professor, instructor, adviser or supervisor
  • Responses to four short essay questions

Successful applications will be based on the overall strength of the essays and application materials compared to the entire applicant pool or respective peers (e.g. Bachelors students compared to other Bachelors students).

For more information on the scholarship, visit the award Webpage.



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