Google Scholarships

Google believes that information should be universally accessible. Google education and scholarship programs aim to inspire and help students become future leaders in computing and technology by breaking down the barriers that prevent them from entering these fields. Therefore, Google provides scholarships to encourage students of various backgrounds, genders, and ethnicities to excel in their studies through the following scholarships:

Doodle 4 Google Competition

  • Application Deadline: 12/2/2017
  • Amount: $30,000
  • Students in grades K-12 are invited to take part in the Doodle 4 Google contest, and create a doodle that tells the world "What I see for the future." From crayons to clay, graphic design, or even food, young artists can utilize any materials to bring their creation to life. Like all Google Doodles, each doodle must incorporate the letters G-o-o-g-l-e. One national winner will also receive a [...] More

Google Lime Scholarship for Students with Disabilities

  • Application Deadline: 12/6/2017
  • Amount: $10,000
  • Google partnered with Lime Connect to help university students with disabilities work toward their academic goals in the field of computer science. Selected students will receive 10,000 USD (for those studying in the U.S.) or 5,000 CAD (for those studying in Canada) for the school year and will be invited to attend the Google Scholars' Retreat. Students must have a visible or invisible [...] More

Google SVA Scholarship for Student Veterans

  • Application Deadline: 11/4/2017
  • Amount: $10,000
  • Eight (8) scholarships in the amount of $10,000 each will be awarded to student veterans pursuing a degree in the field of computer science. Scholarship recipients will also be invited to attend Google's Summer Annual Scholars' Retreat. The Scholars' Retreat provides an important networking opportunity for top students from all over the United States and Canada to meet with each other and with [...] More

The Google Anita Borg Memorial Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 12/1/2017
  • Amount: $10,000
  • Dr. Anita Borg devoted her adult life to revolutionizing the way we think about technology and dismantling barriers that keep women and minorities from entering computing and technology fields. Her combination of technical expertise and fearless vision continues to inspire and motivate countless women to become active participants and leaders in creating technology. In her honor, Google is proud [...] More

Last Reviewed: June 2017

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