The Google Anita Borg Memorial Scholarship: Asia
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The Google Anita Borg Memorial Scholarship - Asia: Dr. Anita Borg devoted her adult life to revolutionising the way we think about technology and dismantling barriers that keep women and minorities from entering computing and technology fields.
As part of Google’s ongoing commitment to furthering Anita’s vision, Google are pleased to announce The Google Anita Borg Memorial Scholarship: Asia.
Through the scholarship, Google aims to encourage women to excel in computing and technology, and become active role models and leaders.
Scholarships will be awarded based on the strength of candidates’ academic background and demonstrated leadership. A group of female undergraduate and graduate student finalists will be chosen from the applicant pool.
Each scholarship recipient will receive a $3500 scholarship. In addition all finalists and scholarship recipients will be invited to visit Google’s Engineering Center in Korea 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.
Applicants must satisfy all of the following criteria to be eligible:
Be a female student enrolled in full-time undergraduate or postgraduate study at an university
Be enrolled at an University in any of the following countries: Korea, Japan, Singapore, Thailand, Malaysia, Indonesia, Philippines, Vietnam. Citizens, permanent residents, and international students are eligible to apply
Be studying Computer Science, Software Engineering, or a closely related technical field
Maintain an excellent academic record.
Scholarship finalists and scholars are invited to an expenses paid retreat held in Korea in early August. In addition to free time for sightseeing and socializing, the formal part of the retreat typically includes:
Welcome meal and tour of Google;
Informal ice breaker activities and introductions;
Introduction to the Anita Borg Institute and the scholarship program;
Personal insights, technical talks, and workshops.
Follow the links below for more details and application contacts.
Applications for the Anita Borg Memorial Scholarship will be open in Spring.
For more scholarship information and application: The Google Anita Borg Memorial Scholarship: Asia
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