Generation Google Scholarship - Canada

Awarded by : Google

Updated on Nov 30, 2022
Tanuj Kumar

University Research Analyst

Generation Google Scholarship - Canada

  • Applicable for

    All universities in Canada

  • Max scholarship per student

    Rs 2,99,600/-

  • No. of students to be awarded

    Varies

  • Course Level

    Bachelors & Masters

  • Intake year

    Sep 2023

  • Type of scholarships

    Merit

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Scholarship Overview

  • The Generation Google Scholarship was established to help aspiring students pursuing computer science degrees excel in technology and become leaders in the field
  • The Generation Google Scholarship will be awarded based on the strength of each candidate's commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion, demonstrated leadership, and academic performance
  • The program is open to students who meet all the minimum qualifications and we strongly encourage students that identify with groups historically excluded from the technology industry, including Women, Black/African American, Hispanic/Latinx, American Indian, Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander, to apply

Applicable course, university and country

This scholarship is applicable for Bachelors Degree, Masters Degree, PhD

This scholarship is applicable for all universities in Canada

  • Students must be studying in computer science, computer engineering, or a closely related technical field

Scholarship amount details

Max scholarship per student: CAD 5,000 => Rs 2,99,600

Conversion rate used: 1 CAD = Rs. 60.43 (last updated 1st December 2022)

Scholarship amount will be given: One Time

Scholarship amount can be used for

Type of Expense Indicates if scholarship can be used for this type of expense
Tuition & Fees Scholarship amount can be used for this
Living Expense ×Not covered in scholarship
Accommodation ×Not covered in scholarship
Air Fare/Travel Expenses ×Not covered in scholarship
Spouse/Child Care ×Not covered in scholarship
Health Cover ×Not covered in scholarship
Application ×Not covered in scholarship
Others Scholarship amount can be used for this

  • Selected students will receive $10,000 USD (for those studying in the US) or $5,000 CAD (for those studying in Canada) for the 2022-2023 school year. 

Student Awards

Number of students to be awarded: Varies

Scholarship Eligibility

Exams Details

Exam name Indicates if exam is required and cutoff (if any)
12 Required

Eligibility

To be eligible to apply, applicants must:

  • Intend to be enrolled in or accepted as a full-time student in a Bachelors, Masters, or PhD program at an accredited university or college in the United States or Canada for the 2022-2023 academic year
  • Be studying computer science, computer engineering, or a closely related technical field
  • Demonstrate a strong academic record
  • Demonstrate financial need
  • Exemplify leadership and demonstrate passion for improving representation of underrepresented groups in computer science and technology

Eligible student nationality

This scholarship is applicable for students from India +239 more

Application Process for this scholarship

Application Documents

Type of documents Indicates if this type of document is required to be submitted
LOR Required
Essays Required
CV Required

  • Students will be asked to complete an online application which includes:
    • General background information (e.g. contact information and details about your current and intended universities)
    • Resume/CV
    • Family and household information
    • Academic transcripts from your current and prior institutions (if you have earned a prior degree)
    • Responses to three short answer essay questions
    • Recipients will be selected based on the overall strength of their essays and application materials compared to the entire applicant pool or respective academic peers (e.g. high school students compared to other high school students)
  • Before starting the application, please have the following ready for upload:
    • A PDF copy of your resume (if applicable, please include leadership positions, extracurricular activities, and diversity, equity, and inclusion efforts on your resume)
    • A PDF copy of your current or most recent transcript (unofficial is acceptable)
    • A PDF copy of your three short-answer responses

The three short answer essay questions below are intended to assess your demonstrated leadership, commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion, and financial need. Each response to the three questions below should be 500 words or less.

  • Please give us one example of how you have exhibited leadership. Explain what you were trying to achieve, your role, how you influenced others, and the impact as a result of your actions. Think broadly and examine the many ways you are having an effect on the members of the different communities you are a part of. Keep in mind, the example you choose does not need to be a formal or traditional leadership role.
  • What is a significant challenge that impacts historically excluded groups in the field of technology and what do you believe is the root cause of this challenge? What actions have you taken to address this challenge? Keep in mind that impact can happen in many ways and at different scales. Please focus at least half of your response on the actions you have taken.
  • Describe any financial circumstances affecting your need for a scholarship. In your answer be sure to describe any obstacles you have overcome to get to where you are today. What goals will this scholarship enable you to accomplish?

Scholarship Application

This scholarship needs a separate external application.

Important Dates

Date Additional Details
Application start date Not Available
  • Applications will re-open in early 2023
Application final end date Not Available
  • Application deadline have been past

Please note that these dates could be in local country times and may not be IST (Indian standard time).

Contact email generationgoogle-na@google.com

Additional Information

  • Enrollment will be verified before the winners are selected, and all scholarship payments will be made directly to the student to be used towards tuition and education-related expenses
  • Selected recipients will receive instructions from Google on how to receive the award. Failure to complete these steps by the specified deadline will disqualify recipients from receiving the award
  • Recipients may defer their award for up to one (1) year from the time of originally planned payment on a case by case basis as determined by Google
  • Google employees are not eligible to apply for Google scholarships
  • Persons who are (1) residents of embargoed countries, (2) ordinarily resident in embargoed countries, or (3) otherwise prohibited by applicable export controls and sanctions programs may not apply for this scholarship
  • Recipients of one of the following Google Scholarships: Generation Google Scholarship, Google Lime Scholarship, Google Student Veterans of America Scholarship, Women Techmakers Scholarship for Computer Science, and Women Techmakers Scholarship for Gaming are not eligible to reapply

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