AISES Google Scholarship

Scholarship Provided by : third party

Scholarship Amount

$10,000 USD

Application Deadline

March 01, 2017


  • Complete online application
  •  Final or most current transcripts from all colleges you have attended to date; additionally, please include your final high school transcript
  •  Copy of current resume
  •  If any tribal affiliation, upload Certificate of Indian Blood (CIB) or proof of tribal enrollment 
  • Two Letters of Recommendation from a professor or advisor from school, and/or a non-related adult friend at work or in your community who knows you well is suggested
  • Three short personal essays, each should be 300 to 500 words or less, that address the following questions: 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 us 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 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.

  •  Must have a 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale) or higher cumulative grade point average (GPA)
  •  Must be a full-time undergraduate or graduate student at an accredited four-year college or in their second year at a two-year college leading to a four-year degree (students at a two-year college must demonstrate a transition plan to a four-year college/university)
  • Must be a member of an American Indian tribe, Alaska Native, Native Hawaiian, or First Nations of Canada or otherwise considered to be an American Indian by the tribe with which affiliation is claimed; or is at least 1/4 American Indian blood; or is at least 1/4 Alaskan Native; or considered to be an Alaskan Native by an Alaskan Native group to which affiliation is claimed
  •  Must be a member of AISES
  • Must be a current college sophomore or higher (entering their junior or senior year of undergraduate study or enrolled in a graduate program in the upcoming academic year)
  • Must maintain a strong academic performance and demonstrate leadership qualities
  • Must be majoring in one of the following college disciplines (other majors will be considered if the applicant demonstrates a high volume of computer science and computer engineering course work and research): 1) Computer Science 2) Computer Engineering
American Indian
United States,Canada
Freshmen, Sophomore, Junior, Senior, Graduate Students