Google-SVA Scholarship Program

Scholarship Provided by : third party

Scholarship Amount

$10,000 USD

Application Deadline

November 04, 2017


  • Completed online application
  • Current copy of your Resume or Curriculum Vitae (CV)
  • Unofficial copy or current university transcripts
  • Two letters of reference from a professor, adviser or supervisor
  • DD FM 214, Certificate of Discharge
  • Three essays (maximum of 300-500 words per essay): 1) What sparked your interest in computer science? How did this lead you to major in computer science and what do you hope to accomplish with your degree? In your answer, please describe how your experiences have influenced the goals you have for yourself. 2) Please give 1-2 examples of how you have exhibited leadership. Explain how you were influential and what you were trying to achieve. These need not be demonstrated through formal or traditional leadership roles. Think broadly and examine the many ways you are having an effect on the members of your technical community, your chapter, your university, or your broader community. 3) Please describe the most significant computer science project or research you have worked on, how you approached key technical challenges, and what you gained from the experience. It might have been a class assignment, a research project, or other work or volunteer experience. If the project was team-based, specify your individual role and contributions in the project.

  •  Be entering your junior or senior year of undergraduate study, or be enrolled in a graduate program for the upcoming academic year
  •  Be attending full-time at an accredited four-year university in the United States for the upcoming academic year (if graduating in December, the award will be half the amount)
  • Be enrolled in Computer Science or Computer Engineering program, or a closely related technical field
  •  Demonstrate a commitment to and passion for computer science and technology
  •  Demonstrate leadership and engagement in your community
  •  Be a current student veteran, as proven by a DD FM 214 and transcript
  •  Have received an honorable discharge, or is in good standing with his/her branch of service
United States
Freshmen, Sophomore, Junior, Senior, Graduate Students

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