Women Techmakers Scholars Program

Awarded by : Google

Updated on Jan 27, 2022
Tanuj Kumar

University Research Analyst

Women Techmakers Scholars Program

  • Applicable for

    All universities in USA +239 more

  • Max scholarship per student

    Rs 74,390/-

  • No. of students to be awarded

    Varies

  • Course Level

    Bachelors

  • Intake year

    Sep 2022

  • Final application deadline

    10 Dec 2021

  • Type of scholarships

    Merit

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Scholarship Overview

Formerly the Google Anita Borg Memorial Scholarship Program, Google’s Women Techmakers (WTM) program aims to create gender equality in the tech industry by encouraging women to excel and take lead roles in this field. The aim of this scholarship is to build a world where women can carve a niche in tech. Google proudly honors’ Anita’s memory and support women in technology with the following scholarship programs:

  • Women Techmakers Scholarship for Computer Science (APAC, EMEA, and NA)
  • Women Techmakers Scholarship for gaming in partnership with Stadia, Google’s all-new gaming platform (EMEA and NA)
  • Women Techmakers Irish University Scholarship (Ireland)

The Scholars Program comprises the following elements:

  • Scholarship: Award based on academic performance, demonstrated leadership skills, and impact on the community of women in the tech field
  • Retreat: A glorious opportunity to connect with Google mentors and Fellow scholars and participate in training and workshops for professional and personal development
  • Community: To participate in an online network designed to share resources and collaborate with fellow scholars program participants

Female undergraduate students who are currently enrolled (in their first and second year of study) will be selected from the pool of applicants. Candidates are selected on the basis of their excellent academic background, demonstrated leadership skills, and passion for technology. Apart from getting the scholarship amount, Google’s Women Techmakers (WTM) program's recipients are also invited to participate in various programs at Google. WTM scholarship program is majorly for students belonging to India, Taiwan, China, Macau, and Hong Kong.

Eligibility criteria for applying to Google’s Women Techmakers (WTM) program:

  • Identify as a female
  • Applicant to be studying in the first or second year of their undergraduate program
  • Currently enrolled at a recognized university as a full-time undergraduate program
  • Excellent academic record
  • Applicant must be studying Computer Science, Computer engineering or any technical program

Application requirements

  • Resume
  • Latest academic scores
  • LOR
  • Responses of three short answer questions and five essay questions
  • Applicant's information including details about the current institution and candidates' information

Applicable course, university and country

This scholarship is applicable for Bachelors Degree

This scholarship is applicable for all universities in USA, Canada, Australia, UK, Singapore +235 more

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

Scholarship amount details

Max scholarship per student: USD 1,000 => Rs 74,390

Conversion rate used: 1 USD = Rs. 77.68 (last updated 8th June 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

  • Women Techmakers Scholars will each receive a cash award for the 2021-2022 academic year

Student Awards

Number of students to be awarded: Varies

Scholarship Eligibility

Special Restrictions

  • Only for Women

  • This scholarship is applicable only for Female candidates

Exams Details

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

Eligibility

  • Be currently enrolled as a full-time student in a Bachelor’s degree for the 2021-2022 academic year
  • Be in your 2nd year of study at an accredited university in Asia Pacific country when completing the scholarship program
  • Be studying computer science, computer engineering, or a closely related technical field
  • Demonstrate a strong academic record
  • 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
Essays Required
CV Required

  • Academic transcripts from your current institutions (and prior, if applicable)
  • General background information (e.g. contact information and details about your current and intended universities)
  • Responses to two short answer essay questions (Refer below)
  • Resume/CV highlighting technical projects and participation in community engagement
  • 15 minute “meet and greet” per shortlist participant
  • Google Online Challenge (Invitation to the challenge will be sent 5-7 working days post application deadline)

Scholarship Application

This scholarship needs a separate external application.

Important Dates

Date Additional Details
Application final end date December 10, 2021
  • Deadline has been passed
Intimation Date January 07, 2022
  • The email alias will be closed between December 17, 2021 and January 4, 2022.
  • Any enquiries sent within this period will be responded to after this time. 
  • We will be looking at the applications over the next few weeks and if eligible for the scholarship - Prospective will hear from us by the January 7, 2022 to invite you to participate in Google's Online Challenge,
  • scheduled for January 14-15, 2022.
  • There will be no other Online Challenge rounds post this date

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

Additional Information

  • Dr. Anita Borg's combination of technical expertise and fearless vision continues to inspire and motivate countless women to become active participants and leaders in creating technology

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