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The Google Europe Anita Borg Memorial Scholarship 2010

Tue 3rd Nov, 2009

Google has announced the Google Europe Anita Borg Memorial Scholarship 2010, which aims to encourage women to excel in computing and technology, and become active role models and leaders. Multiple scholarships will be awarded based on the strength of candidates’ academic background and demonstrated leadership. A group of female bachelors, masters, and PhD student finalists will be chosen from the applicant pool. The scholarship recipients, selected from the finalists, will each receive a €7,000 (or equivalent) scholarship for the 2010/11 academic year.



In June 2010, all scholarship recipients and finalists will be invited to visit Google’s Engineering Centre in Zurich for a networking retreat. It will include workshops with a series of speakers, panels, breakout sessions and social activities, and will provide an opportunity for all finalists to meet and share their experiences.

Candidates must:

  • Be a female student entering her final year of a Bachelor’s degree, or enrolled in an a Master’s or PhD programme (or equivalent), in 2010/2011.
  • Be enrolled at a University in Europe, the Middle East, or Africa. Citizens, permanent residents, and international students are eligible to apply.
  • Be studying Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Informatics, or a closely related technical field.
  • Maintain an excellent academic record (e.g. a First Class Honours degree).

Please complete the online application and submit all requested documents by 1st February 2010. All application documents must be in English.  All applications will be acknowledged by email. Finalists will be notified in April 2010. Scholarship recipients will be selected from the finalists.

Full details are online here: