Google’s commitment to fostering future leaders in computing and technology extends to students with disabilities through its collaboration with Lime Connect, a nonprofit organization.
The Google Lime Scholarship aims to remove barriers and inspire university students with disabilities pursuing computer science or related technical fields. This merit-based scholarship offers financial support and opportunities for personal and academic growth.
- Number of Scholarships: Varies
- Type of Scholarship: Merit-based
- Renewability: Yes
- Application Deadline: September 1, 2023
- Applicability: Undergraduate and Postgraduate Courses in the USA
Eligibility Criteria: To be eligible for the Google Lime Scholarship, applicants must meet the following requirements:
- Have a visible or invisible disability (For more information, refer to Lime Connect’s disability guidelines).
- Be enrolled as an undergraduate or graduate student for the academic year 2021-22.
- Plan to enroll as a full-time student at a university in the United States or Canada for the academic year 2022-23.
- Maintain a high academic standing.
- Demonstrate leadership qualities and a passion for computer science or related technical subjects.
Application Process: Applicants can apply by logging into or joining The Lime Network once the application process is live. The following information must be submitted through the online application system:
- Contact, education, and experience details
- Unofficial transcripts and a current resume
- Three essays to showcase enthusiasm for computer science
- One letter of recommendation from a professor, advisor, or supervisor (names and email addresses of references must be entered by the application deadline, and the letters of recommendation are due one week later)
Scholarship Amount: The scholarship amount is not specified but will likely support the recipients’ academic expenses.
How to Apply: Interested students can visit the scholarship website at https://buildyourfuture.withgoogle.com/scholarships/google-lime-scholarship/ and the scholarship registration link at https://www.limeconnect.com/programs/page/google-lime-scholarship to access the application form.
Additional Information: For any further queries, applicants can reach out to Lime Connect via email at [email protected].
The Google Lime Scholarship represents a remarkable opportunity for students with disabilities pursuing computer science or related technical fields in the USA.
By supporting academic goals and fostering leadership qualities, this scholarship program takes significant strides toward creating an inclusive and diverse future in the world of computing and technology. Interested students should seize this chance to build a promising future through the power of education and determination.