The Google SVA Scholarship is a collaborative effort between Google and the Student Veterans of America (SVA) to support student veterans pursuing degrees in computer science and related technical fields. This scholarship exemplifies Google's commitment to military veterans by offering $10,000 to selected students for the upcoming academic year. It aims to assist those who have served in the military and are now dedicated to advancing their education in the technological arena.
- Provides $10,000 for the upcoming school year
- For student veterans pursuing degrees in computer science or closely related technical fields
- Part of Google’s commitment to military veterans
- Must be enrolled or planning to enroll as a full-time undergraduate student for the coming academic year in the U.S.
- Should maintain a strong academic performance
- Pursuing a degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or a related technical field
- Must be a current student veteran, including members of the National Guard or Reserve, or on Active Duty
- Requires an honorable discharge or good standing with the military branch of service
- Prepare a current resume or CV
- Provide an unofficial copy of current university transcripts
- Obtain two letters of reference from a professor, adviser, or supervisor
- Respond to provided essay questions (500 words each)
- Include DD 214 for veterans or Active Duty orders and a Memorandum of Understanding for those currently serving
- Submit the complete application by the specified deadline
Students should be pursuing a computer science or computer engineering degree, or a degree in a closely related technical field and must be a current student veteran (includes members of the National Guard or Reserve) as proven by a DD- 214 and transcript, or a student on Active Duty as proven by submission of Active Duty orders and a Memorandum of Understanding from your commanding officer indicating that you are currently in good standing with your unit and transcript.