Faculty of Applied Sciences

External Award: Google Lime Scholarship for Students with Disabilities in Computing Science

November 07, 2017

Google has partnered with Lime Connect, a nonprofit organization that supports students with disabilities while they pursue education and promising careers, to help university students with disabilities work toward their academic goals in the field of computer science. Selected students will receive $5,000 CAD (for those studying in Canada) for the 2018-2019 school year and will be invited to attend the Google Scholars’ Retreat in the summer of 2018.

To be eligible to apply, applicants must:

  • Have, or consider themselves to have, a visible or invisible disability (See Lime Connect’s definition here)
  • Be currently enrolled as an undergraduate or graduate student at a university for the 2017-2018 academic year
  • Plan to enroll as a full-­time student at a university in the United States or Canada for the 2018-2019 academic year
  • Maintain a strong academic performance
  • Be pursuing a degree in computer science, computer engineering or a degree in a closely related technical field
  • Exemplify leadership and demonstrate a passion for computer science and technology

To apply, please complete an online application through Lime Connect by December 10, 2017 at 11:59 PM PT. Neccessary documents for this application include general background information (e.g., contact information and details about your current and intended universities), resume/CV, academic transcripts from your current and prior institutions (if you have earned a prior degree), two letters of reference from a professor, instructor, adviser or supervisor, and responses to three essay questions.

For more information about this opportunity, please see Lime Connect's website, or email recruiting@limeconnect.com.

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