Google Lime Scholarship Program

The Google Lime Scholarship awards $10,000 for students studying in the U.S. and $5,000 for students studying in Canada to support disabled students with a passion for computer science. The scholarship also provides networking retreats (annual Google Scholars’ Retreat) at the Googleplex in Mountain View, California.

Eligibility and Requirements

To be considered for a William J. Clinton Fellowship, the applicant must:

  • Be an undergraduate, graduate, or PhD student currently enrolled at a university in the U.S. or Canada
  • Be pursuing a Computer Science or Computer Engineering degree, or a degree in a closely related technical field (eg software engineering)
  • Maintain a strong academic performance
  • Have a visible or invisible disability (candidates with all disabilities are encouraged to apply)
  • Exemplify leadership and demonstrate a commitment to and a passion for computer science and technology
  • Not be a previous Google Lime Scholar

Application Procedures and Selection Criteria

The application requires:

  • Contact, education and experience information
  • A resume
  • Unofficial transcripts
  • Three essays
  • 2 letters of recommendation

The selection criteria for a Google Lime Scholarship are:

  • Strength of applicant’s academic background
  • Demonstrated passion for computer science


The application is due in early December and recommendations are due in mid-December.


Stella Setka, Ph.D.

Fellowships Coordinator, National and International Scholarship Office

University Hall 1848