Wednesday, January 30, 2013

Google Lime Scholarship 2013-2014 Program

Google Lime Scholarship 2013-2014 Program

Google Lime Scholarship 2013-2014 Program
Google Lime Scholarship 2013-2014 Program
Google Lime Scholarship 2013-2014 Program - Access to knowledge is our thing. Relating to higher training for promising scholars, we don't want anything else to face in the way. That's why we are proud to give a boost to the work of Lime Connect. Google is dedicated to helping the innovators of the future make the most of their skills by means of providing scholarships and networking retreats for laptop technology scholars with disabilities.

Google Lime Scholarship 2013-2014 Program

Recipients of the 2013 Google Lime Scholarship will every receive a scholarship for the 2013-2014 educational year. Decided on scholars will also be invited to attend the once a year Google Students' Retreat at the Googleplex in Mountain View, California, in 2013. All candidates can be regarded as for software engineering internship opportunities wiht Google.  Scholarships shall be offered in response to the strength of candidates' instructional historical past and established interest for laptop technological know-how - US$10,000 for those studying in the US and C$5,000 for the ones finding out in Canada (in accordance with tuition prices).

Eligibility Requirements:
Applicants must be:
  • 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
  • (1) A current sophomore/second year or junior/third year undergraduate continuing studies in the 2013-2014 academic year; (2) an undergraduate senior/fourth year accepted to or enrolled in a graduate program in the 2013-2014 academic year; or (3) a current graduate student (masters or PhD) continuing studies in the 2013-2014 academic year.  Candidates must be enrolled in a university in the United States or Canada (international students in the US and Canada are also encouraged to apply)
  • 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
  • Able to demonstrate a commitment to and passion for computer science and technology
  • Previous Google Lime Scholars are unfortunately not able to be considered
How to apply:
Applicants apply via The Lime Network and 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

Application deadline:  Midnight PST on Monday, February 18th!
(Note that reference names and emails must be submitted by this date, and letters are due by February 28th)

Read 2012 Google Lime Scholar
Bryan Moore's story here!

Not a match? Register on this site with The Lime Network, or join Friends of The Lime Network, and we'll notify you when the applications for other scholarships launch! 

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