The 2015 Google Lime Scholarship
Applications are open - deadline to apply is Sunday, January 18th!
Access to knowledge is our thing. When it comes to higher education for promising scholars, we don't want anything to stand in the way. That's why Google is proud to support the work of Lime Connect since 2008. Google is committed to helping the innovators of the future make the most of their talents by providing scholarships and networking retreats for computer science students with disabilities.
Recipients of the 2015 Google Lime Scholarship will each receive a scholarship for the 2015-2016 academic year. Selected students will also be invited to attend the annual Google Scholars' Retreat at the Googleplex in Mountain View, California, in 2015. Candidates will also be considered for software engineering internship opportunities with Google. Scholarships will be awarded based on the strength of candidates' academic background and demonstrated passion for computer science - $10,000 for those studying in the US and $5,000 for those studying in Canada (based on tuition costs).
2015 Scholarship Applicants must be:
- An undergraduate, graduate or PhD student currently enrolled at a university in the U.S. or Canada (freshmen/first years and international students studying in the U.S. or Canada are eligible to apply)
- Intend to be enrolled in or accepted as a full time student at a university in the U.S. or Canada in the 2015-2016 academic year
- Pursuing a Computer Science or Computer Engineering degree, or a degree in a closely related technical field (such as software engineering; or electrical engineering with a heavy computer science course load)
- Maintaining a strong academic performance
- A student with a visible or invisible disability (defined as someone who has, or considers themselves to have, a long-term, or recurring, issue that impacts one or more major activities that others may consider to be a daily function); this definition also includes the perception among others that a disability exists. We know that 90% of disabilities on campus are invisible, and candidates with all disabilities are encouraged to apply
- Exemplify leadership and demonstrate a commitment to and passion for computer science and technology
- Previous Google Lime Scholars are unfortunately not able to be considered
How to apply:
Candidates apply via The Lime Network and provide:
- Contact, education and experience information
- Current resume & unoffficial transcripts
- Three essays - this is your opportunity to show us your passion for computer science
- Two recommendation letters from a professor, adviser or supervisor
Deadline to apply: Midnight PST on Sunday, January 18th
Congratulations to the 2014 Google Lime Scholars! Read more about them here.
Ivan Brugere, University of Illinois at Chicago
Kody Dillman, University of Calgary
Julien Gascon-Samson, McGill University
William Grussenmeyer, University of Nevada, Reno
Hamid Hamraz, University of Kentucky
Trevor Haskell, Fordham University
Charles Hill, Oregon State University
Dianna Hu, Harvard University
Imran Khan, University of Virginia
Charlie Magnuson, University of Victoria
Aneesh Pasricha, Amherst College
Eva Schlinger, Carnegie Mellon University
Morgan Ulinski, Columbia University
Read 2012 Google Lime Scholar
Bryan Moore's story here!
Not a match? Register on this site with The Lime Network, or join Friends of The Lime Network, and we'll notify you when the applications for other scholarships launch!
Visit www.google.com/students to check out additional Google opportunities.