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Google Lime Scholarships


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Academic Level:
Undergraduate Students
Graduate Students (Masters)
Graduate Students (PhD)

Description:
Google is proud to support the work of Lime Connect since 2008. Google is committed to helping the innovators of the future make the most of their talents by providing scholarships and networking retreats for computer science students with disabilities.

Recipients of the Google Lime Scholarship will each receive a scholarship for the academic year. Selected students will also be invited to attend the annual Google Scholars' Retreat. Candidates will also be considered for software engineering internship opportunities wiht Google. Scholarships will be awarded based on the strength of candidates' academic background and demonstrated passion for computer science - $10,000 for those studying in the US and $5,000 for those studying in Canada (based on tuition costs).

Eligibility Requirements:
Scholarship Applicants must be:
-An undergraduate, graduate or PhD student currently enrolled at a university in the U.S. or Canada (freshmen/first years and international students studying in the U.S. or Canada are eligible to apply)
-Intend to be enrolled in or accepted as a full time student at a university in the U.S. or Canada
-Pursuing a Computer Science or Computer Engineering degree, or a degree in a closely related technical field (such as software engineering; or electrical engineering with a heavy computer science course load)
-Maintaining a strong academic performance
-A student with a visible or invisible disability (defined as someone who has, or considers themselves to have, a long-term, or recurring, issue that impacts one or more major activities that others may consider to be a daily function); this definition also includes the perception among others that a disability exists. We know that 90% of disabilities on campus are invisible, and candidates with all disabilities are encouraged to apply
-Exemplify leadership and demonstrate a commitment to and passion for computer science and technology
-Previous Google Lime Scholars are unfortunately not able to be considered

Candidates will apply by logging into The Lime Network or going directly to our online application system to provide the following:

•Contact, education and experience information

•Current resume & unoffficial transcripts

•Three essays - this is your opportunity to show us your passion for computer science

•Two recommendation letters from a professor, adviser or supervisor*
portable funding

Participating Institution(s):
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Google (Lead)

Program Materials:
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Keywords:
Computer Programming
Disabilities
Information Technology
Software Engineering

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Page last updated 1/21/2017
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