The Generation Google Scholarship Program

Description: 

The Generation Google Scholarship program was established to help aspiring computer scientists excel in technology and become leaders in the field by breaking down the financial barriers that prevent them from entering these fields. Recipients are selected based on the overall strength of their essays and application materials compared to the entire applicant pool.

Deadline(s): 

Annually on Dec. 1; please see website for details.

Deadlines: 
Friday, December 1, 2017
Eligibility Requirements: 

Generation Google Scholarship for current high-school seniors

  • Must be a current high-school senior.
  • Must intend to be enrolled in or accepted as a full-time student at a university in the United States or Canada for the school year following high-school graduation.
  • Must intend to pursue a computer-science or computer-engineering degree, or a degree in a closely related technical field.
  • Must exemplify leadership and demonstrate a passion for computer science and technology.
  • Must exhibit a strong record of academic achievement.
  • Must be a student from an underrepresented group in computer science (African American, Hispanic, American Indian, Female, or a Person with a Disability).
  • Must be available to attend Google's Computer Science Summer Institute (CSSI) in the summer following high-school graduation.

Generation Google Scholarship for current university students

  • Must be currently enrolled as an undergraduate or graduate student at a university for the 2013-2014 academic year
  • Must intend to be enrolled in or accepted as a full-time student at a university in the United States or Canada for the 2014-2015 school year
  • Must be pursuing a Computer Science or Computer Engineering degree, or a degree in a closely related technical field/li>
  • Must exemplify leadership and demonstrate a passion for computer science and technology
  • Must exhibit a strong record of academic achievement
  • Must be a student from an underrepresented group in computer science (African American, Hispanic, American Indian, or Female. Students with disabilities should apply to the Google Lime Scholarship on google.com/students/scholarships)