The Generation Google Scholarship was established to help aspiring computer scientists excel in technology and become leaders in the field. A group of undergraduate and graduate students will be chosen from the applicant pool, and scholarships will be awarded based on the strength of each candidate’s impact on diversity, demonstrated leadership and academic background. Selected undergraduate and graduate students will receive 10,000 USD (for those studying in the US) or 5,000 CAD (for those studying in Canada) for the 2019-2020 school year.

Scholarship Description

University or Organization: Generation Google Scholarship

Department: NA

  • Course Level: High School Seniors, Bachelors, Masters, or PhD
  • Award:  Given Below
  • Access Mode: Online
  • Number of Awards: Given Below
  • Nationality: International Students or Any
  • Field: Any
  • Language: English

Eligibility Criteria

  • Eligible Countries: International Students or Any
  • Acceptable Course or Subjects: Available for High School Seniors, Bachelors, Masters, or PhD program at the university.
  • Admissible Criteria: NA

How to apply for Undergraduate or Graduate Or PhD

To be eligible to apply, applicants must:

Must have a high school degree or equivalent

  • Be currently enrolled as a student at an accredited college or university for the 2018-19 academic year
  • Intend to be enrolled in or accepted as a full-time student in a Bachelors, Masters or PhD program at a college or university in the United States or Canada for the 2019-2020 academic year
  • Maintain a strong academic performance
  • Be pursuing a degree in computer science, computer engineering or a degree in a closely related technical field
  • Exemplify leadership and demonstrate passion for improving representation of underrepresented groups in computer science and technology
  • The program is open to qualified undergraduate and graduate university students who meet the above criteria and we strongly encourage students from historically underrepresented groups, including Black/African American, Hispanic/Latino, American Indian, or Filipino/Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander, to apply.

 Supporting Documents:

The required documents details are provided in the confidential Links of the University or Organization.

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 five short answer essay questions

How to apply for Enrolled High Schools Seniors

To be eligible to apply, applicants must:

  • Be a current high school senior
  • Intend to be enrolled as a full-time student in a 4-year BA/BS program in the US (excluding territories) or Canada in Fall 2019
  • Intend to be enrolled at a university in a computer science, computer engineering, software engineering or related area department for the 2019-2020 academic year
  • Be able to demonstrate an interest in and motivation for studying computer science.
  • The program is open to qualified students who meet the above criteria and we strongly encourage students from historically underrepresented groups, including Black/African American, Hispanic/Latino, American Indian, or Filipino/Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander, to apply.

 Supporting Documents:

The required documents details are provided in the confidential Links of the University or Organization.

You will be asked to complete the CSSI online application which includes:

  • An updated resume (PDF required)
  • A current unofficial or official high school transcript (PDF required)
  • Responses to multiple short answer questions. Each response should be under 200 words (PDF required).

Selection process

Scholarship selection decisions will be communicated in June. Acceptance into CSSI does not automatically grant you a scholarship as there is a different selection process for scholarship recipients and you’ll be notified if you have been granted the scholarship separately from the CSSI decision. It is possible to receive the scholarship but not get into the CSSI program and vice versa or you could even get both!! Please note, that you will find out if you received the scholarship at a different time than CSSI. The timeline for scholarship notifications will be June.

Recipients will be selected based on the overall strength of their essays and application materials compared to the entire applicant pool.

English Proficiency

Student must have good command of written and spoken English.

Financial Benefits

Selected students will receive 10,000 USD (for those studying in the US) or 5,000 CAD (for those studying in Canada) for the 2019-2020

Deadline:  

The applications deadline for 2019-2020 are now closed.

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