Google believes that information should be universally accessible, and has partnered with Lime Connect to help university students with disabilities work towards their academic goals.
They are offering awards from $5000 (for those studying in Canada) to $10,000 (for those studying in the US) for the 2016-2017 school year. Successful applicants will also be invited to attend the Google Scholars' Retreat in Summer 2016.
To be eligible, students must:
Have, or consider themselves to have, a visible or invisible disability
Be currently enrolled as an undergraduate or graduate student in 2015-2016
Plan to enroll as a full time student in the US or Canada in 2016-2017
Maintain a strong academic performance
Be pursuing a degree in computer science, computer engineering or a closely related field
Exemplify leadership and a passion for computer science and technology.