2018 Women Techmakers Scholarship Programme for African Women. Interested students should see the details below.

Scholarship Details

The Google Anita Borg Memorial Scholarship Programme now called Women Techmakers Scholars Programme is offering numerous scholarships to African women who intend undergoing a bachelors degree, masters degree and Ph.D. program in any University in Europe, Middle East and Africa.With the help of Google, this scholarship was created to promote gender equality in the field of computer science by promoting and encouraging women to excel in computing and technology and become active leaders and role models in the field.

Application Deadline: 1st December 2017

Offered annually? Yes

Eligible Countries: Women from Europe, the Middle East, and Africa

To be taken at: Universities in Europe, the Middle East, and Africa

Eligible Subject Areas: Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Informatics or a closely related technical field

Type: Bachelors, Masters, PhD

Number Of Scholarships: Not specified

Value Of Scholarship:

  • The scholarship recipients will each receive a €7,000 (or equivalent) scholarship.
  • A retreat opportunity to connect with fellow scholars and Google mentors, while participating in professional and personal development training and workshops.
  • An online network with fellow scholars program participants designed to share resources, support the global community of women in tech and collaborate on projects to make a continued impact.

The following documents are required for application:

  • General background information (includes contact information and information about your current and intended institutions).
  • Current resume.
  • Responses to four essay questions.
  • One letter of reference from a professor, instructor, adviser or supervisor.
  • Academic transcripts from your current and prior institutions (if you have earned a prior degree).

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