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EMEA Google Anita Borg Memorial Scholarship, 2016-2017

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EMEA Google Anita Borg Memorial Scholarship is awarded for Europe, the Middle East and African applicants. The scholarships are available for undergraduate or graduate degree level. Google Anita Borg Scholarship recipients will each receive a € 7,000 (or equivalent) award for the 2016-2017 academic year. The application deadline is December 31, 2015.

Study Subject(s): The Anita Borg Scholarship is dedicated to supporting students who are studying Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or majoring in a closely related technical field.
Course Level: The scholarships are available for undergraduate or graduate degree level.
Scholarship Provider: Google
Scholarship can be taken at: Europe, the Middle East or Africa

Eligibility: To be eligible to apply, applicants must:

  • Be a female student currently enrolled at a university for the 2015-2016 academic year
  • Intend to be enrolled in or accepted as a full-time student in a Bachelor's, Master's or PhD program at a university in Europe, the Middle East or Africa for the 2016-2017 academic year
  • Be studying Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Informatics or a closely related technical field.
  • Maintain a strong academic record.

Scholarship Open for International Students: Scholarship is awarded for Europe, the Middle East and African applicants.

Scholarship Description: Dr. Anita Borg proposed the “50/50 by 2020” initiative, so that women earning computing degrees would be 50% of the graduates by year 2020. However, the percentage of Computer Science degrees earned by women is still far from 50% throughout the world. As part of Google's ongoing commitment to furthering Anita's vision, we are pleased to announce The Google Anita Borg Memorial Scholarship for Europe, the Middle East and Africa. Through the scholarship, we aim to encourage women to excel in computing and technology, and become active role models and leaders in this field.

What does it cover? Google Anita Borg Scholarship recipients will each receive a € 7,000 (or equivalent) award for the 2016-2017 academic years.

Selection criteria: A group of female undergraduate and graduate students will be chosen from the applicant pool, and scholarships will be awarded based on the strength of each candidate's academic background, passion for increasing the involvement of women in computer science, and demonstrated leadership.

Notification: Applicants will receive an email notification once their application is complete and has been submitted online.

How to Apply: The mode of application is online.

Application Form

Scholarship Application Deadline: The application deadline is December 31, 2015.

Further Official Scholarship Information and Application


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