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Recipients of the Google Scholarship for Students with Disabilities will each receive a €7,000 scholarship for the 2014-2015 academic year. Scholarships will be awarded based on the strength of the applicant’s academic background, leadership skills and demonstrated passion for Computer Science.

Who can apply?

To be eligible to apply, applicants must:

  • Be currently enrolled at a university in Europe for the 2013-2014 academic year
  • Intend to be enrolled or accepted as a full-time student in a Bachelor’s, Master’s or PhD program at a university in Europe for the 2014-2015 academic year
  • Be studying Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Informatics, or a closely related technical field
  • Maintain a strong academic record
  • Exemplify leadership and a passion for Computer Science and technology
  • Have a disability (defined as a long-term or recurring issue that impacts one or more major activities that others may consider a daily function). This definition also includes the perception among others that a disability exists.

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 2014-2015 school 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

Application deadline: Submit a completed application by February 17, 2014, 19:00 Cyprus time zone (17:00 GMT)

More information HERE

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