Friday, April 19, 2013

International Scholarships for Women in Hong Kong



The Google Anita Borg Memorial Scholarship in Hong Kong is offering scholarships for women applicants. The Hong Kong and International students can apply for this scholarship. The scholarship is provided to study Computer Science, Software Engineering or a closely related technical field. Applicants must be enrolled in full-time undergraduate or postgraduate study at a university in Hong Kong and have excellent academic record. The selection criteria are strength of candidates’ academic background and demonstrated leadership. Each scholarship recipient will receive HKD 25,000 and summer expenses. Applicant can submit their application by online.

Study Subject(s): The scholarship is offered for studying Computer Science, Software Engineering, or a closely related technical field.
Course Level: This scholarship is for pursuing undergraduate or postgraduate degree level at an university in Hong Kong.
Scholarship Provider: The Anita Borg Institute for Women and Technology and Google.
Scholarship can be taken at: Hong Kong


Eligibility: Applicants must satisfy all of the following criteria to be eligible:
•Be a female student enrolled in full-time undergraduate or postgraduate study at an university in Hong Kong. Citizens, permanent residents, and international students are eligible to apply.
•Be studying Computer Science, Software Engineering, or a closely related technical field.
•Maintain an excellent academic record.


Scholarship Open for Students of Following Countries: The Hong Kong and International, permanent residents students can apply for this scholarship.

Scholarship Description: The Google Anita Borg Memorial Scholarship: Hong Kong. Through the scholarship, we aim to encourage women to excel in computing and technology, and become active role models and leaders. Scholarships will be awarded based on the strength of candidates’ academic background and demonstrated leadership. A group of female undergraduate and graduate student finalists will be chosen from the applicant pool.

Number of awards: A group of female undergraduate and graduate student finalists will be chosen from the applicant pool.

What does it cover? Each scholarship recipient will receive a HKD 25,000 scholarship. In addition all scholarship recipients will be invited to visit Google’s Beijing office for a networking retreat. It will include workshops with a series of speakers, panels, breakout sessions and social activities, and will provide an opportunity for all scholarship recipients from Greater China region to meet and share their experiences. Scholarship recipients are invited to an expenses paid retreat in summer. In addition to free time for sightseeing and socializing, the formal part of the retreat typically includes:
•welcome meal and tour of Google,
•informal ice breaker activities and introductions,
•introduction to the Anita Borg Institute and the scholarship program,
•personal insights, technical talks, and workshops.


Selection Criteria: Scholarships will be awarded based on the strength of candidates’ academic background and demonstrated leadership.

How to Apply: Please complete the online application. If you are a first time user, you will need to register; if you’re already registered, simply login! You will also be asked to submit electronic versions of your resume, essay responses, transcripts, and name and email of your referrers.

Scholarship Application Deadline: The deadline for applications is May 25, 2013.

FurtherOfficial Scholarship Information and Application

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