Doodle 4 Google Competition

$30,000

March 13, 2021

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  • Scholarship Description
  • Use your imagination to create a Google Doodle based on what kindness means to you. Students can work with any materials they want, but all doodles must be entered using the entry form. Parents and teachers can mail us the completed entry form or submit it online as a .png, or .jpg. The National Winner's artwork will be displayed on Google.com for one day. He or she will also receive a $30,000 college scholarship; a $50,000 technology package for their school/non-profit organization; a trip to Google headquarters in California; Google hardware, and fun Googley swag. The four National Finalists, who do not become the National Winner, will have their doodles featured on the Doodle for Google gallery. Each National Finalist will receive a $5,000 scholarship, a trip to Google headquarters in California, Google hardware, and fun Googley swag. All state and territory winners will have their doodles featured on the Doodle for Google gallery, Google hardware, and an assembly celebration at their school, as well as fun Googley swag. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.
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Chelsea C  on 10/5/2020 6:40:00 PM

I would love to enter this scholarship!! Such a great idea!!

AM  on 10/2/2020 4:36:36 PM

Yes, I have applied for this scholarship when I was a high school sophomore because I was interested in designing and crafting.

Julia P.  on 10/1/2020 7:58:42 PM

I would love too apply to this scholarship! I am a senior in high school and my family would very much appreciate the extra money towards the (extremely expensive) art schools I am applying to. The google doodles have always intriguing me and to make one myself would be so much fun, even without the scholarship.

Sarah K.  on 10/1/2020 1:45:34 PM

Dear google staff member, I am currently in 9th grade and am starting to look at colleges. I have always been interested in the arts, drawing and painting particularly. Although my dream is to become a lawyer, my passion has always been art. My dream is to go to The university of Virginia, although my home is here in Florida that isn't where I want to be. My parents think I shouldn't venture out, and that I should stay in Florida. but I have always wanted to continue my education outside Florida . I would like to make them proud and prove to them I could do it. Another reason this scholarship is so important, is due to this recent pandemic my mother is not working currently and we are a four person home (myself my brother and my mom) in order for him alone to pay for my college my brothers college car payments etc. that would just cause huge financial pressure and stress that's why this scholarship is so important it would make me so joyful, my parents proud and it would shorten the huge financial burden that is college. Even if I do not win this scholarship I would like to thank you for taking the time to look at my application. Most sincerely, Sarah Kabili

Indra S  on 9/25/2020 12:25:48 PM

I really do need a scholarship but this one blew my mind of the stuff they offer is just amazing they are being really kind and considerate by giving all this to the lucky one who resieve this scholarship

Serena R  on 9/24/2020 10:32:36 AM

I reallly want to apply for this scholarshi[p

Reya.D  on 9/23/2020 1:18:53 PM

I would love to try this, thanks for the opportunity!

Nhoela Jean V. Prado  on 9/23/2020 8:00:06 AM

Hi I'm Nhoela Jean V. Prado. 19 years of age. I am applying this scholarship for my financial support on my education and my siblings due to this pandemic season. My father is a farmer and my mother is housewife. I love doodles. i know how to draw and value what kind of doodle i want and learn. I want to become an artist because I love drawings. Hopefully I can get scholarships

Precious Anderson  on 9/21/2020 3:51:28 PM

I am in the process of making the logo! its really fun and takes a lot of imagination to make a perfect logo! I Joined to help me perhaps have a path to an art school and pay my way through in order to ensure a secure future.

Jeimy G  on 9/21/2020 3:09:03 PM

I put thought and emotion in my art in hopes of helping others in one way or another or maybe just for entertainment. Whatever it is every art piece has its own meaning. I think of art as be able to share your thoughts/ feeling without having to explain why with words.

Haleigh O  on 9/20/2020 8:11:02 PM

I could use the money to help pay for my college. I have doodled some pictures before and was told they were actually very good. I know there will be some talented artists out there, but I would like to try my hand at it.

Somyakanta Swain  on 9/20/2020 5:13:08 AM

I am very excited for my first online scholarship

Jade C.  on 9/18/2020 10:10:12 AM

Being a first generation child graduating in 2021. This scholarship will aid me in order to make my parents feel they have done everything they could have with the strive they had coming to America. My dream is to work one day for google in computer programming and this scholarship seems so perfect for me. My skills with my art and tec flow together like music and this would be a stepping stone for me. I currently work as a waitress and been paying for my books and ap exams. This would be a huge break if given the chance to win this grateful scholarship.

Jackie  on 9/17/2020 5:15:19 PM

I will apply for this scholarship. It will be a dream come true for me and my prayers would be answered!

Fiza K  on 9/16/2020 7:06:36 PM

im hoping to win! my future of enginner design and animation depends on this scholarship !!

Demi G.  on 9/15/2020 1:47:41 PM

I will love to enter this scholarship!

Indra S  on 9/4/2020 2:21:23 PM

I really do need a scholarship but this one blew my mind of the stuff they offer is just amazing they are being really kind and considerate by giving all this to the lucky one who resieve this scholarship

Leonardo Mariscal Zarate  on 9/1/2020 8:00:39 PM

Dear persons reading this, I am a young artist I don’t know if you guys/women would like my style. My point is I would like this scholarship for my future, I love art an wish to go a university and take professional art classes. To be honest a lot of people have probably wrote this things. I would like this scholarship because I would some day be a professional artist and to reach these goals I would probably need collage and/or a university help. I am in middle school 7th grade right now I will apply for an art class(not to presume) right now in my age I am in half of good skills in drawing if you want I’ll send pictures. Drawing and doodles have always been my thing. I am just hoping you guys can consider this my parents and my sister are hoping for this, my sister is already in a university: UC DAVIS. I would like to go to any type of university that would help me draw even better and i know I can succeed in this and when I do I will re pay you guys and make you guys more famous. Lastly the person that inspired me to become a artist and/or painter was Leonardo davinci if You Guys heard this out please just consider it i would be very grate full for all my life and then I would inspire more people-Leonardo M.Z.

Faiza E  on 8/30/2020 8:12:42 AM

Eventhough I really need this scholarship, that wasn't why I applied . The description caught my attention , I actually never thought of the meaning of kindness so I'm really interested in trying and finding out what my mind can come up with.

Karli J  on 8/25/2020 11:48:41 AM

I really need a scholarship because i have to pay for my own college but I love to draw and if I win I would be very thankful.

Paige D.  on 8/24/2020 10:10:21 AM

Hello, Yes, I will be applying for this scholarship because this will give me a chance to put my thoughts out on the table and see where my mind is at when it comes to what I actually think it means to be kind. Kindness comes in so many different ways, it shows differently in everyone. I look forward to seeing how this goes and good luck to the others who are applying.

Nina  on 8/17/2020 7:29:53 PM

Hoping 2021 seniors can apply

Caitlin R  on 8/17/2020 7:40:22 AM

This is one I'm interested in!

Terrion H.  on 8/13/2020 4:19:56 PM

Drawing is something i am very passionate about. that why i have applied. I draw all the time and winning this will make my life a lot easier. Money is always a struggle especially when going to college. If i win i wont have to worry

Terrion H.  on 8/13/2020 1:34:27 PM

Drawing is something i am very passionate about. that why i have applied. I draw all the time and winning this will make my life a lot easier. Money is always a struggle especially when going to college. If i win i wont have to worry

Caitlin R  on 8/11/2020 3:01:59 PM

I've been looking forward to trying my hand at it

Emani sampang  on 8/4/2020 9:37:35 AM

I'm applying because oe I need the money to either get me my sisters and my into a better house or pay for college. And it's great opportunity for me to draw something.

Ketia Makala Mikiele  on 7/21/2020 7:16:38 PM

I’m applying for this scholarship because I’m willing to do whatever it take to study and to become a nurse. If I become a nurse I’ll be able to go back to my home country Congo to help my people. Important for African American to take me as an example and to not give up on their dream as well.

Sydney M  on 7/20/2020 3:20:16 PM

I am applying for this scholarship to further explore my own creativity. After graduating high school I am planning on getting my BA in Graphic Design with the hopes of doing what I love for a career. Best of luck to everyone entering!

Karlee K  on 7/17/2020 12:35:53 PM

the reason i am applying for this scholarship is so that i can get an education and make our country better. There's not much i can do without a college degree and to be successful i need that diploma. i am majoring in biology and want to become and ultrasound technician. If i were to win this scholarship it would help my single father get me through college and take pounds of stress of him. I appreciate the opportunity more than ever to apply for scholarships but it would truly change my life to win this scholarship.

courtney l  on 7/8/2020 10:12:48 AM

i am so in!

Sheyenne H  on 6/27/2020 11:13:19 AM

I am an incoming college freshman, and I need the scholarship for school. It is the best scholarship I have seen, and I am glad that it is an opportunity that I came across. I love art, and have painting and drawing since I could pick up a pencil or paint brush. I love helping others, and in the free time I have I do many volunteer activities for my community. I am proud to say that I plan on being a neurosurgeon. There is no better way to help society than by saving lives, to save a family from losing someone they care about, but I need scholarships to help me pursue my dreams, and make them reality. Thank you for this amazing opportunity.

Benita E  on 6/19/2020 10:24:57 AM

I am excited to join this challenge and I hope to do by best.

Evan C  on 6/15/2020 5:48:57 PM

I'm applying for this because I'm an artist; As a sophomore in high school I realize that I only have 2 years left and I want to become an artist and go to college for it, so... this would really help me start saving

Evan C  on 6/15/2020 5:45:35 PM

I'm applying for this because I'm an artist; As a sophomore in high school I realize that I only have 2 years left and I want to become an artist and go to college for it, so...

Diamond M  on 6/13/2020 2:32:58 PM

I am going to apply for this scholarship because I have a very artistic mindset and I enjoy drawing. I also want to try and look for out of state colleges to better my future.

RAMYA G  on 6/12/2020 4:05:30 AM

I'M APPLYING FOR THIS SCHOLARSHIP BECAUSE OF MONEY .I ENJOY THE CREATIVE PROCESS,AND I WOULD LIKE TO LEARN WHAT I CAN FROM DOODLES OF OTHERS

Tyrin R.  on 6/10/2020 10:59:40 AM

I am planning on applying for this scholarship. The reason why is because my dream is to become a Special Education Teacher. In the fall I will be pursuing a Master's degree, winning this scholarship will help the family tremendously.

Tyrin R.  on 6/9/2020 4:46:58 PM

I am planning on applying for this scholarship. The reason why is because my dream is to become a Special Education Teacher. In the fall I will be pursuing a Master's degree, winning this scholarship will help the family tremendously.

Paige D.  on 6/3/2020 2:48:00 PM

Hello, Yes, I will be applying for this scholarship because this will give me a chance to put my thoughts out on the table and see where my mind is at when it comes to what I actually think it means to be kind. Kindness comes in so many different ways, it shows differently in everyone. I look forward to seeing how this goes and good luck to the others who are applying.

William Campbell Sipe  on 6/3/2020 3:07:21 AM

I am applying for this scholarship because I think I will win. I am an excellent doodler! You should see my canvas backpack from high school! My doodles have a voice! My doodles can move emotions. I hope I am selected because I sure do need the money to finish my Electrical Engineering degree. Thank you and good day! Will

Tristan G  on 6/2/2020 5:22:06 PM

I am applying for this because I have a vast passion for painting and anything to do with art. Its been one of my favorite hobbies since I could use a pencil. I'm going to college to earn my Bachelors and Masters in Architecture. To soon own one of my own architecture firm, these scholarships are my only shot at college to accomplish what I set out to do. To show all those people who said I would be nothing that I made it, and can over come anything. I don't believe in proving people wrong but, changing minds that's what I believe

Kensey C  on 6/2/2020 10:42:19 AM

I'm a quiet person, but I've always loved and been fascinated by google. While I want to be a world class lawyer or maybe even a member of the supreme court, I spend most of my free time writing stories. For me art is an expression of thought, a way to show how you feel, and express what makes you different. My dream is to attend Harvard, but I am out of state. I hope that I win this and can achieve my dreams.

Kimberly S.  on 5/30/2020 10:51:18 PM

I would love to apply for this scholarship because I love art since before pre-k. I graduated 2013 and wanted to go to art school but my family was to poor to afford and none of us could pay for the loan. Being in special ed means I could never get a scholarship because all the other scholarship wants a genius. The next thing I did was to go to a community college. I major in arts since it was my strongest advantage. I chosen graphic design and photography. After that I had to drop out because I was pregnant. I sacrifice my time to watch my daughter so her father could graduate. Not even her father would watch her so I could finish college too. The next thing bad happens I moved out of state then Covid-19 happened. Lets say I got bad luck but I would never trade anything for my daughter because she was worth it. What I really want to major if I had the money and didn’t have my memory disability is to be a teacher. Why a teacher because I want to make learning fun and artistic like how my teachers did and share it. I believe it’s never to late to go back to school to learn more.

Anesa K  on 5/29/2020 12:12:48 AM

I am very passionate when it comes to creating art. I strive everyday to spread kindness and treat everyone right.

Leah A  on 5/24/2020 4:49:42 PM

I'm applying for this scholarship because I'm a very creative person and make something out of what other people think is nothing. I'm going to college to become an OBGYN. I'm going to major in biology and minor in sociology. I'm a 3 year upward bound student at South Arkansas community college. This scholarship would mean a lot to me because my family and I don't have the funds to pay for college or medical school and I'm really looking forward for this scholarship to help me reach my dream of becoming an OBGYN.

Jaden L  on 5/22/2020 2:21:27 PM

Im applying for this scholarship so I can better my future. I also love doodling and art its my favorite hobby. Even if I didn't win this scholarship I can say I at least tried and say I had fun doing what I love doing the most.

Darnell Wilks  on 5/7/2020 8:10:39 AM

I applied for this scholarship because this seems fun and like everyone else I need the money but i have nothing else to do so why not get some scholarships!

Johanna I.  on 5/3/2020 8:05:43 PM

I am applying to this scholarship because I love drawing in my free time.

Azhak Abad  on 5/1/2020 11:50:56 PM

This can help many talented youngsters.

Emily W  on 4/26/2020 1:51:25 PM

I want to go to a good college and not be trapped in debt for the rest of my life.

Eliana Garcia  on 4/25/2020 7:33:47 PM

Google has a face and I want to draw it.

Izabella F  on 4/22/2020 6:43:07 PM

I am going to apply for this scholarship because my dream college isn't cheap and i am very passionate about drawing and just exploring my creativity

Kevin D  on 4/15/2020 8:26:29 PM

My father passed away and my step dad left so it’s me, my mom, my baby sister, and my cousin the money she makes only helps with the bills and some of the food in the house. She doesn’t make enough for me to go to a good college so I’m not sure what I’m going to do after college but I need this money if I want to even have a chance to go to the colleges I got accepted to.

Masada C  on 4/14/2020 5:12:21 PM

I chose to apply for this scholarship. Whenever I would log onto my computer on Google, I would always see the beautiful little doodles on the google logo. Kindness is a very important topic to me, and incorporating it into a self-made Google doodle is just great. Makes my heart smile whenever I see kindness happening...and when I see Google doodles.

Cereniti S  on 4/9/2020 1:55:50 PM

I think it is just a great idea to show other people around the world why you should be kind to people.

Bryan B  on 4/7/2020 12:25:27 PM

I'm choosing to apply for this scholarship because due to financial constraints, I have no choice but to take out financial aid for college or earn enough money from scholarships that can secure a majority (if not all) of my tuition. Asides of this scholarship, I'm pursuing an Esports scholarship to either Full Sail University in Winter haven, Florida or Keiser U in Sarasota. My dream career is to be a full time streamer, however in terms of employment, a job in cyber security sounds pretty nice.

Yuri C.  on 3/31/2020 6:46:54 PM

With great enthusiasm, I am applying for this scholarship to display the creative images that come through from my poetry through my art. My number 1 passion is for science. My goal is to be the one, or member of the team that finds the cure for a few diseases that I have personally witnessed their debilitating effects. The scholarship would be humbly appreciated and would go toward my goal of attending Med-School. My great references and GPA attest to my dedication.

Hope H.  on 3/30/2020 12:49:36 PM

Can I apply, and use the money for something else? I hope so, I'd like to use this for getting into UBC and become a teacher for Biology or something else. Plus I love drawing a lot. So.... this would be useful! Best of luck to everyone else!

Delasia V.  on 3/30/2020 12:23:38 PM

I’m applying for google doodle because I love creativity, and I’m going to school this year for Film/ Tv. I want to become a film director, and create films no one has ever seen before. I believe this scholarship will help me out, because my family don’t have enough money for me to go, so I’m excited to be entering this year.

Tyler G.  on 3/25/2020 2:39:47 PM

I’m applying for this scholarship because I love painting scenery in my free time. I’m going to college for Pre-Medicine (chemistry). I plan on being a doctor. I volunteer on the ski patrol for pre-hospital first aid. I enjoy giving and helping others. This scholarship will really help because my family and I don’t have the money to afford college so I’m counting on scholarships and loans to help me reach my dream of being a doctor.

Jonathan N  on 3/14/2020 6:28:38 PM

I hope juniors are able to apply

Ki' Asia Solomon  on 3/9/2020 11:59:18 AM

i am applying for this scholarship.

Haseeb Khan  on 3/7/2020 10:12:52 AM

I am looking for a scholarship to achieve my aims.

abigaelle e. joseph  on 3/5/2020 11:25:14 AM

I'm not ready to write a whole essay while i have midterms coming up but what i do now is that i wouldn't mind expressing how i feel through drawing.

Ashanti B  on 3/5/2020 6:12:30 AM

I applied to this scholarship to better my future and to go out- of-state for college. I would like to follow my dream to build my own business in the future.

Kada D.  on 3/4/2020 6:47:13 PM

I enjoy writing when I have free time. I’m coming up in a world where it is hard and I want to be a somebody and not just an anybody.

Jakyle L  on 2/27/2020 11:40:11 PM

I'm not a genius, or a super jock or any great like that. But what do know is that I love animation and design. I love that I'm able to.create something out of my imagination.

Cindy F  on 2/24/2020 11:26:01 AM

I really need the scholarship I was to be an artists when I graduate so this was a great opportunity for me and all of you. I hope God and Google pick the best artist!

Orne A  on 2/16/2020 9:38:36 AM

I did apply for this scholarship. I did because I love art and I would really like to explore google more. It seems like a fun thing to do and I really want a good google experience.

Karlene L  on 2/13/2020 11:01:20 PM

This is so cool!! I'll do my best!

Zoe B  on 2/11/2020 8:18:21 PM

I'll try my absolute hardest

Morgan C  on 2/11/2020 7:30:58 AM

I can't wait to get started on this. I enjoy drawing and painting. I have a broad imagination. Thank you for this chance.

Danasia S  on 2/10/2020 5:41:24 PM

I’m not so talented. But I need this. So I wouldn’t mind trying rlly hard

Steve B  on 2/10/2020 12:13:01 PM

Attempt and failure time

Diya P  on 2/8/2020 11:09:05 AM

I’m doing it!!!

Aaliyah S  on 2/7/2020 8:43:23 AM

This is an amazing scholarship for artsy people

Cheyann H.  on 2/7/2020 7:49:10 AM

I enjoy doing art in my free time, so I’m convinced this will be a great opportunity for me to show my artistic skills!

Neva C  on 2/6/2020 12:27:00 PM

I am in.

Alexia M  on 1/29/2020 11:57:15 AM

I'm In.

Alexis P  on 1/29/2020 10:15:10 AM

I’m excited to partake in this contest! seems extremely fun!

Jaidyn M  on 1/28/2020 11:32:25 AM

This is an amazing scholarship that is fun and great for those with creativity and artsy minds!

Q'ue A  on 1/27/2020 6:15:37 PM

Would be great. Like to draw. Great challenge.

Makayla F  on 1/27/2020 12:10:05 PM

Could I apply to this with a friend and a team?

Denise J  on 1/27/2020 10:12:27 AM

My passion for art is what drives me into wanting to do this scholarship.

juan a  on 1/26/2020 7:43:50 PM

this might be a good chance for me to put in some of my artistic skills into doodle 4 google.

Justin F  on 1/21/2020 5:24:46 PM

This is a good chance for me to put my artistic skills to test and show people what I really have to offer!!

Cassandra W.  on 1/21/2020 9:27:23 AM

Is it only limited for k-12 or can anyone in school apply? I wouldn't mind giving it a shot

Madeleine E  on 1/20/2020 6:48:52 PM

I am interested in applying! It sounds like a fun challenge!

ruby L  on 1/18/2020 4:53:52 PM

Is it only for K-12?

brynlin riggs  on 1/17/2020 4:11:32 PM

i think this is a very cool opportunity and i wouldn't want to miss my chance

Mikiah Marshall  on 1/12/2020 5:11:42 PM

I would love to apply for this scholarship because i am an artist and I think it would be fun to create a picture for google

Devon D  on 1/11/2020 10:55:40 PM

I draw and paint in my free time so what the heck

Jamison B  on 1/11/2020 9:11:00 AM

I will agree that this is a wonderful opportunity for a person that doesn't would be applying for this type of scholarships.

Dale Olson  on 1/2/2020 12:19:37 PM

I like google and drawing so why not give it a try

Kira S  on 12/31/2019 3:48:19 PM

Does anyone have more background information about this contest?

Daniela p  on 12/19/2019 3:56:14 PM

This is my first contest so I’m gonna try it out idc if I win

Evia R  on 12/14/2019 3:40:27 PM

I hope naruto is living a stable life, god bless u naruto

Lamont E.  on 12/11/2019 6:25:29 PM

I want to enter this competition to first try something new and want to try something new because I have never applied for a scholarship. I also DO want that scholarship because I want as much college security as I can get!

Cheyenne G  on 12/3/2019 1:44:03 PM

swag

Sasuke U  on 10/21/2019 7:04:27 AM

What is Naruto doing applying for a scholarship? He should be taking care of his kid.

??  on 10/15/2019 10:13:09 AM

I’m losing my mind over someone naming them self “naruto” whoever u are, ily??? also I’m hyped

Tanya G  on 10/8/2019 11:17:30 AM

I'm not sure if I can win but I will try my best!!!!

Naruto  on 10/2/2019 2:05:50 PM

omg I AM SO HYPED FOR HIT!!!!!!

Adrian P  on 9/25/2019 8:32:23 AM

this is gonna be my 1st ever contest I just want to say good luck everyone

jacob l  on 9/10/2019 7:43:01 AM

oh my god I cant wait to do this I am crying this is one of the best things that has happened to me

Saba Ahmad  on 8/31/2019 4:29:32 AM

I passed class 12 recently this year. Am i eligible for this competition.

Anyah A  on 8/29/2019 12:20:40 AM

Art is my passion. Can't wait to get started.

Iriabel I  on 11/15/2017 7:17:03 PM

I want to be able to show others what I see differently from the world.I see the world can come together and be at peace if they really tried hard enough it's not that difficult.Everyone shows a side that they only want it to be shown.I think I qualify to winning let the doodling begin.

Michael F  on 11/11/2017 1:27:05 PM

I hope to be able to prove my artistic skills as a great way for Google to see how I view the world, to show that people can all be equal. I am delighted to compete in the Doodle 4 Google Challenge and show my artistic skills.

Nancy H  on 11/8/2017 5:27:20 PM

I'm crying, I'll try my hardest!!

Amal O  on 11/3/2017 8:01:20 PM

You have no idea of the beast you've awoken

9/22/2017 1:01:59 PM

The word doodle caught my eye and i immeditally jumped out of my seat i am so ready for the challenge

Xenia I  on 6/29/2016 10:31:54 AM

I do a lot of art techniques and very interested in this contest.

Logan K  on 1/31/2016 8:20:49 PM

I just tried to apple, why won't it let me? All I see is "See the judges" link?

Angella B  on 12/2/2015 8:15:25 PM

This is great

Diana V  on 11/14/2015 12:32:50 AM

As a college freshman I think it would be nice to open this scholarship up for college students as well.Sometimes when we are hunting for scholarships we do not see all the scholarships that are being offered.So that means that we miss out on a lot of scholarships. As a big well known name, I think Google should have it open to college students as well.

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October 20, 2020

by Izzy Hall

Getting a college degree is part of the American Dream. College graduates generally earn more money and have a better quality of life. So it’s not surprising that students from immigrant families or who are immigrants themselves are making up an increasingly larger percentage of associate’s, bachelors and masters-seeking students in America. [...]