Look, offering scholarships to individuals with disabilities not only fosters their personal and academic development but also promotes a society that is more inclusive, diverse, and fair. That’s why we strongly advocate for “The Google Lime Scholarship” as one of the top scholarship programs in the USA and Canada for students with disabilities all over the world.
It’s noteworthy that the Google Lime Scholarship has supported more than 3,000 recipients who have showcased outstanding passion for technology, exceptional academic achievements, and remarkable leadership qualities, making them exemplary role models.
For 2023 Google Lime Scholarship Scholars will also be invited to attend a Google Scholars Retreat at the Googleplex in Fall 2023 and be considered for internship opportunities with Google for the Summer of 2024.
The Google Lime Scholarship Awards for Students with Disabilities: An Overview
The Google Lime Scholarship aims to assist and uplift students with disabilities in their pursuit of higher education. This collaborative initiative is a partnership between Google and Lime Connect, a nonprofit organization dedicated to helping individuals with disabilities achieve their professional aspirations.
Thus, it is designed for students with disabilities in the U.S. or Canada Pursuing a Computer Science or Computer Engineering degree.
In the academic year 2023-2024, Google Lime Scholarship granted 55 Generation Google Scholarships (for the US and Canada), 8 Google Student Veterans of America Scholarships, 20 Generation Google Scholarships for women in computer science (in Europe, the Middle East, and Africa), 12 Generation Google Scholarships for women in computer science in Ireland, and 55 Generation Google Scholarships for women in computer science (APAC).
In summary, the Google Lime Scholarship serves as a platform to empower and uplift students with disabilities, fostering their academic and professional growth in the field of technology.
Google Lime Scholarship Prizes
Recipients of the Google Lime Scholarship will each receive the following:
- Studying in the U.S. $10,000 USD
- Studying in Canada 5,000 CAD
- Google Scholars Retreat invitation at the Googleplex in Fall 2024 and be considered for internship opportunities with Google for the Summer of 2025
To qualify for this scholarship, applicants must meet the following requirements:
- Currently enrolled undergraduate, graduate, or Ph.D. student at a U.S. or Canadian university (including freshmen/first years and international students studying in the U.S. or Canada); and also
- Continuing current studies or planning to enroll in a full-time program (e.g., pursuing advanced degrees) at a U.S. or Canadian university in the 2024-2025 academic year
- Pursuing a degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or a closely related technical field (such as software engineering, or electrical engineering with a significant computer science coursework)
- Maintaining a high academic performance
- A student with a visible or invisible disability (defined as someone who has, or perceives themselves to have, a long-term or recurring condition that impacts one or more major daily activities); this definition includes others’ perception of a disability. It’s important to note that 90% of campus disabilities are not visible, and applicants with all types of disabilities are encouraged to apply
- Demonstrating leadership qualities and a strong dedication to and enthusiasm for computer science and technology
- Previous Google Lime Scholars are not eligible for consideration
- High school students are not eligible for this scholarship.
- Please be aware: scholarship recipients must be enrolled as full-time students for the 2024-2025 academic year. Enrollment will be verified after the winners are selected, and all scholarship funds will be directly provided to the students for tuition and education-related expenses. The scholarship may be revoked for any scholar who no longer meets the eligibility criteria. Recipients are allowed to defer their award for up to one (1) year, subject to individual evaluation by Google.”
How to Submit Your Application:
During the application period, access the application portal through The Lime Network by logging in or creating an account. Once inside, you will need to provide the following details:
- Contact information, educational background, and work experience
- Updated resume and unofficial transcripts
- Three essays, allowing you to demonstrate your enthusiasm for computer science
- A recommendation letter from professors, advisors, or supervisors (please ensure their names and email addresses are entered before the application deadline; the recommendation letters themselves are due one week later)
Lastly, Application Deadline: Various deadlines apply.
Location: United States of America and Canada.
For detailed information and to apply, please visit the official website to learn more.
Prospective students are encouraged to carefully review the provided website for crucial updates on the application process.
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