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Google Europe Students with Disabilities Scholarship ( €7,000)

Deadline to apply: Friday, December 4, 2020, 11:59 pm GMT


Access to knowledge is Google's passion. When it comes to higher education for promising scholars, Google doesn't want anything to stand in the way. That's why Google, in partnership with EmployAbility, is proud to present the Google Europe Scholarship for Students with Disabilities. Google is committed to helping the innovators of the future make the most of their talents by providing scholarships for Computer Science students with disabilities.



Recipients of the Google Europe Scholarship for Students with Disabilities will each receive a €7,000 scholarship for the 2021-2022 academic year. Scholarships will be awarded based on the strength of the applicant's academic background, leadership skills and demonstrated passion for Computer Science. Full terms and conditions for this scholarship can be found here.


Eligibility

  • Applicants must be university students studying computer science, computer engineering, informatics, or a closely related technical field at a university in Europe or Israel with a disability.

  • Have a disability, mental health or long term health condition (which includes dyslexia, dyspraxia, visual impairment, hearing impairment, diabetes, epilepsy, depression, anxiety disorders, and any other physical or mental impairments or health conditions).

  • Applicants must be enrolled as full-time or part-time students for the 2020-2021 academic year.

  • Applicants must intend to be enrolled or accepted as a full-time student at a university in Europe or Israel for the 2021-2022 academic year.

  • Applicants must maintain a strong academic record.

  • Applicants must exemplify leadership and a passion for Computer Science and technology.

  • Google employees are not eligible to apply for Google scholarships.

  • Applicants must be 18 year of age or older as of 5 October 2020

  • Persons who are (1) residents of embargoed countries, (2) ordinarily residents in embargoed countries, or (3) otherwise prohibited by applicable export controls and sanctions programs are not eligible to apply for this scholarship.


Application Process

Applicants will be asked to complete an online application through EmployAbility which includes:

  • General background information (i.e. contact information and details about your current and intended universities for the 2020-2021 academic year)

  • Resume/CV

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

  • A reference letter from a professor, instructor, adviser or supervisor

  • Responses to essay questions. The questions in full and some further guidance can be found here.

Prize

  • The 10 best applications, as assessed in accordance with the Criteria above shall be selected to receive the scholarship payment of €7,000 (issued in the form of bank transfer) to be spent on tuition, fees, books, supplies and equipment required for the applicants' classes at their primary university.

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