Type of Funding
Google and Lime Connect invite university students with disabilities who are studying computer science, to apply for the 2019 Google Lime Scholarship. Selected scholars will be invited to attend the annual Google Scholars’ Retreat at the Googleplex in Mountain View, California in 2019 and will also be considered for software engineering internship opportunities with Google.
The scholarship award for AY 2019-2020 is US$10,000 for those studying in the US and CAD 5,000 for those studying in Canada. All scholarship payments will be made directly to the student to be used towards tuition and education-related expenses.
Applicants must have, or consider themselves to have, a long-term, or recurring, issue that impacts 1 or more major activities that others may consider to be a daily function. In other words, the disability could be visible or invisible. Undergraduate, graduate or PhD students currently enrolled at a university in the U.S. or Canada (which includes freshmen/first year and international students studying in the U.S. or Canada) are eligible. Those who are continuing current studies or intend to be enrolled in or accepted as a full-time student in a new program (e.g., graduating and pursuing an advanced degree) at a university in the U.S. or Canada in AY 2019-2020, are also eligible. All students must be enrolled full-time.
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). The have to maintain a strong academic performance and demonstrate leadership as well as commitment to and passion for computer science and technology.
Scholarships will be awarded based on the strength of candidates’ academic background and a demonstrated passion for computer science.
Applications are to be done online by 9 December 2018.