2010 Google Anita Borg Memorial Scholarship for First Years
Dr. Anita Borg (1949-2003) devoted her life to revolutionizing the way we think about technology and dismantling the barriers that keep women and minorities from entering the computing and technology fields. In honor of Anita's vision, Google is proud to announce the launch of the 2010 Google Anita Borg Memorial Scholarship for First Years.
Google hopes to encourage aspiring female students to excel in technology and become active role models and leaders in the field by offering scholarship opportunities for students. the Google Anita Borg Memorial Scholarship for First Years will award students entering their first year in university and pursuing their studies in computer science.
Recipients of the Google Anita Borg Memorial Scholarship for First Years will each receive a $10,000 award for the 2010-2011 academic year and be invited to attend the Google FUSE networking retreat in Summer 2011.
Who can apply?
Applicants must be high school seniors and meet the following eligibility criteria:
* Intend to be enrolled in or accepted as a full-time student at a university in the U.S. for the 2010–2011 academic year. International students are eligible to apply as long as they intend to be enrolled at a local university;
* Intend to be enrolled in or accepted for enrollment in a baccalaureate Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Software Engineering or related program;
* Able to demonstrate a commitment to and passion for computer science and technology
Last date for submission of entry: February 1, 2010
Email address: firstname.lastname@example.org