Friday, December 3, 2010

2011 Google Anita Borg Memorial Scholarship

Dr. Anita Borg loyal her life to revolutionizing the way we think about technology and dismantling the barriers that keep women and minorities from incoming the computing and technology fields. In honor of Anita's vision, we recognized the Anita Borg Memorial Scholarship in 2004, awarding scholarships to women who share her fervor for technology. Once again, we’re proud to proclaim the Google Anita Borg Memorial Scholarships in the U.S. and Canada. The limit to apply for the 2011 scholarship is Tuesday, February 1, 2011.

* The Google Anita Borg Memorial Scholarship is open to current female students who are entering their senior year of undergraduate study or enrolled in a graduate agenda in the 2011-2012 academic year at a university in the United States or Canada. Students should be enrolled in a computer science, computer engineering or a closely related technical program, and maintain a evidence of strong academic performance. Scholars and finalists will be announced in May 2011 and will be invited to attend the annual Google Scholars’ Retreat—a three-day networking move away at the Googleplex in Mountain View in the summer of 2011.

* The Google Anita Borg Memorial Scholarship for First Years is open to current female high school seniors who are intending to enroll as full-time students at a university in the U.S. for the 2011-2012 academic year. Applicants should have a record of strong academic presentation and plan to pursue a degree in computer science, computer engineering, or a closely related technical program. The charming scholars will be invited to attend the Google FUSE networking retreat in 2012.

You can hear from some of this year’s scholars on how in receipt of the Anita Borg scholarship has impacted them:

For those of you outside of North America, the Google Anita Borg Scholarship program is also obtainable in Asia, Africa, Australia, Canada, Europe, the Middle East and New Zealand—visit for more in sequence.

Finally, the Anita Borg Scholarship is just one of many scholarships and networking opportunity we offer to students in order to give confidence them to excel in technology and become active role models and leaders in the field. For more in order about all of Google’s scholarship programs, please visit

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