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