Borsa di studio per studenti con
Borsa di studio destinata a studenti con
disabilità che seguono un corso di studio universitario nel settore
delle scienze informatiche presso un’università dell’Unione europea. E’
quella di cui dà notizia Google Europe (www.google.com/studentswithdisabilities-europe).
I candidati devono essere al loro anno finale di un corso
universitario di tre anni (laurea breve) o iscritti ad un programma di
Master o PhD (o equivalente) nel 2012/2013, essere iscritti presso
un’Università europea, essere cittadini, residenti permanenti e studenti
internazionali con disabilità.
I candidati selezionati riceveranno una
borsa di studio di 7000 euro per l’anno accademico 2012/2013.
Google Europe Scholarship for Students with
Access to knowledge is our passion. When it comes to higher education
for promising scholars, we do not want anything to stand in the way.
That is why we are pleased to announce the Google Europe Scholarship for
Students with Disabilities. 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. This scholarship aims to help dismantle barriers that keep
students with disabilities from entering computing, encourage them to
excel in their studies and become active role models and leaders in
Multiple scholarships will be awarded based
on the strength of candidates’ academic performance and demonstrated
passion for computer science. A group of Bachelors, Masters, and PhD
students will be chosen from the applicant pool. Applications will be
reviewed by a committee of researchers and engineers. The scholarship
recipients will each receive a EUR 7,000 (or equivalent) scholarship for
the 2012/2013 academic year.
In June 2012, all scholarship
recipients will be invited to visit a Google office in Europe for an
all-expenses-paid networking retreat. It will include workshops with a
series of speakers, panels, breakout sessions and social activities, and
will provide an opportunity to meet and share experiences.
Candidates must be:
enrolled in a Bachelors, Masters or PhD programme (or equivalent) in
Enrolled at a University in Europe. Citizens, permanent
residents, and international students are eligible to apply.
Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Informatics, or a closely
related technical field.
A person with a disability, mental health or
other long term health condition (including dyslexia, dyspraxia, visual
impairment, hearing impairment, diabetes, epilepsy, depression, anxiety
disorders, and any other physical or mental impairments or health
How to apply
Please complete the
online application and submit all requested documents by 1st
February 2012. All application documents must be in English. Scholars
will be notified in April 2012.
You will be required to submit
Up-to-date copy of your CV.
Answers to the
following questions(Suggested word count is 400-600 words per question.
You should treat question 1 and 3 as technical reports or research
Describe a significant technical project you have worked on.
If you have worked on a major independent research project (such as
research for a Masters or PhD programme), please describe that work
here. Give an overview of the problem and your approaches to the key
technical challenges. If this was a group effort, be sure to specify
your individual role and contributions.
Give one or two examples of
your leadership abilities. Explain how you were influential and what you
were trying to achieve. These need not be demonstrated through formal or
traditional leadership roles. Feel free to think broadly and examine the
many ways you impact members of your technical community.
someone gave you the funding and resources for a 3- to 12-month project
to investigate a technical topic of your choice. Write a short version
of a proposal, including a description of the project, your planned
methodology, and your expected results. Please pick something other than
the project you described for the first question.
Bachelors: A copy of your current academic record.
Masters and PhD: A copy of your previous and current academic records.
Enrollment confirmation for 2012/2013 or confirmation of graduation
Please include with your application an official enrollment
confirmation or a confirmation of your graduation date issued by an
official authority of the university e.g. your departmental
administrator or a professor. If you graduate before October 2012, you
are not eligible for the scholarship.
strong referral letters from individuals who are qualified to evaluate
your accomplishments, e.g. from a professor, adviser or supervisor.
For specific questions not answered on this page or in the FAQ
section, please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. If you require any
adjustments or accommodations for making an application or any
independent advice/assistance, please contact
We look forward to receiving your