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
For complete details, please visit us at www.google.com/anitaborg/first-years/
Deadline to apply: February 15, 2010