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Name BORG, ANITA MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
Research Fields TEST women Computer science, computer engineering, software engineering or related technical fields
Categories Engineering
Natural, Physical or Life Sciences
Women
Citizenship No citizenship available
Eligibility Dr. Anita Borg devoted her adult life to revolutionizing the way we think about technology and dismantling barriers that keep women and minorities from entering computing and technology fields. Her combination of technical expertise and fearless vision continues to inspire and motivate countless women to become active participants and leaders in creating technology.
As part of Google's ongoing commitment to furthering Anita's vision, we are pleased to announce The 2011 Google Canada Anita Borg Memorial Schlarship, through which we hope to encourage women to excel in computing and technology and become actibe 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.
All scholarship recipients and finalists will be invited to visit Google in 2011 for a networking retreat which will include workshops with a series of speakers, panelists, breakout sessions and social activities. Eligibility: Candidiate must:
  • be a female student entering her senior year of undergraduate study or be enrolled in a graduate program in the 2011-2012 academic year at a university in Canada
  • be studying Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Software Engineering or related technical fields
  • be enrolled in full-time study in the 2011-2012 academic year
  • be enrolled as a student at a Canadian univeristy. International students are eligible to apply as long as they are enrolled at a Canadian university
  • have a minimum GPA of 3.3 on a 4.0 scale or 75% or a B+
    FAQ's are available at http://google.eresources.com/applications/id.13/default.asp
  • Value $5000
    Currency Canadian
    Tenable at No details on tenability available
    Deadlines February 1
    Application Details Visit The Google Canada Anita Borg Memorial Scholarship web site at http://google.eresources.com/applications/login.asp for an online application. Contact: anitaborgscholarship@google.com Updated: January 25, 2012
     

     
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