2009 Google Scholarships for Women

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Google
Europe has announced Anita Borg Memorial Scholarships for year 2009/10
for the women. The aim of these scholarships is to encourage women to
excel in computing and technology, and become active role models and
leaders. Multiple scholarships will be awarded based on the strength of
candidates’ academic background and demonstrated leadership. 

A
group of female Bachelor’s, Master’s, and PhD student finalists will be
chosen from the applicant pool. The scholarship recipients, selected
from the finalists, will each receive a €5,000 (or equivalent)
scholarship for the 2009/2010 academic year.

In
June 2009, all finalists will be invited to visit Google’s European
Engineering Centre in Zurich for a networking retreat. It will include
workshops with a series of speakers, panels, breakout sessions and
social activities, and will provide an opportunity for all finalists to
meet and share their experiences.

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Eligibility requirements

Candidates must:

  • be
    a female student entering her final year of a Bachelor’s degree, or
    enrolled in an a Master’s or PhD programme (or equivalent), in
    2009/2010.
  • be enrolled at a University in Europe. Citizens, permanent residents, and international students are eligible to apply.
  • be studying Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Informatics, or a closely related technical field.
  • maintain an excellent academic record (e.g. a First Class Honours degre

How to apply

Please
complete the online application form (link below for further details)
and submit the requested documentation by 26th January 2009. All
application documents must be in English.

All
applications will be acknowledged by email. Finalists will be notified
in April 2009. Scholarship recipients will be selected from the
finalists.

Deadline: 25 Jan 2009

http://www.google.com/anitaborg-europe/

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