Now accepting applications: 2012 Google Anita Borg Memorial Scholarship


2012 Google Anita Borg Memorial

Deadline to Apply is February 6, 2012

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 2012 Google Anita Borg Memorial Scholarship, awarding a group of female students each a $10,000 scholarship for the 2012-2013 academic year. All finalists and scholarship recipients will also be invited to attend a 3-day Scholars' Retreat at the Googleplex in Mountain View, CA in 2012.

Who Should Apply?

Applicants must satisfy the following eligibility criteria:

• Be a female student entering her senior year of undergraduate study or enrolled in a graduate program in the 2012-2013 academic year at a university in the United States
• Be enrolled in a Computer Science or Computer Engineering program, or a closely related technical field as a full-time student for the 2012-2013 academic year  
• Maintain a cumulative GPA of at least 3.5 on a 4.0 scale or 4.5 on a 5.0 scale or equivalent in your current program

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Deadline to apply: Monday, February 6, 2012
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The Google Anita Borg Scholarship program is also available to students studying computer science in Asia, Africa, Australia, Canada, Europe, the Middle East, and New Zealand. Visit for complete details.  

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