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Generation Google Scholarship: for women in gaming for Europe, Middle East or Africa

Generation Google is excited to announce a partnership with Stadia, Google’s all-new gaming platform. They’re expanding our Scholarship Program to support students pursuing gaming degrees to advance gender equality in gaming.

Selected students will receive a 7,000 EUR award (or local equivalent) for the 2021-2022 academic year. Scholarships will be awarded based on the strength of each candidate's impact on diversity, demonstrated leadership, and academic background. The program is open to qualified students who meet all the minimum qualifications. Women interested in gaming are strongly encouraged to apply.

Who can apply?

To be eligible to apply for the Generation Google Scholarship: for women in gaming, applicants must:

  • Be currently enrolled as an undergraduate or graduate student at a university for the 2020-21 academic year

  • Intend to be enrolled in or accepted as a full-time student in a Bachelors, Masters, or PhD program at an accredited university in Europe, the Middle East or Africa for the 2021-2022 academic year

  • Be studying video game programming, game engineering, game design and development, or a closely related field in gaming

  • Demonstrate a strong academic record

  • Exemplify leadership and demonstrate passion for increasing the involvement of women in gaming

Application process

You will be asked to complete an online application which includes:

  • General background information (e.g. contact information and details about your current and intended universities)

  • Resume/CV

  • Academic transcripts from your current and prior institutions (if you have earned a prior degree)

  • One letter of reference from a professor, instructor, adviser or supervisor

  • Responses to four short answer essay questions

  • Recipients will be selected based on the overall strength of their essays and application materials compared to the entire applicant pool or respective peers (e.g. Bachelors students compared to other Bachelors students).



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