Hello female CSC'ers

Just a heads up - make sure to apply for this!

2011 Google Anita Borg Memorial Scholarship - Deadline to Apply is February 1, 2011

Dr. Anita Borg (1949-2003) devoted her life to revolutionizing the way we think about technology and dismantling the barriers that keep women and minorities from entering the computing and technology fields.  In honor of Anita's vision, Google is proud to announce the 2011 Google Anita Borg Memorial Scholarship, awarding a group of female students each a $10,000 scholarship for the 2011-2012 academic year. All finalists and scholarship recipients will also be invited to attend a 3-day Scholars' Retreat at the Googleplex in Mountain View, CA in 2011.

Who Should Apply? 

Applicants must satisfy the following eligibility criteria: 

• Be a female student entering her senior year of undergraduate study or enrolled in a graduate program in the 2011-2012 academic year at a university in the United States 
• Be enrolled in a Computer Science or Computer Engineering program, or a closely related technical field as a full-time student for the 2011-2012 academic year  
• Maintain a cumulative GPA of at least 3.5 on a 4.0 scale or 4.5 on a 5.0 scale or equivalent in your current program 

For complete details, please visit us at http://www.google.com/anitaborg/us/

Deadline to apply: Tuesday, February 1, 2011

Questions? Email us at anitaborgscholarship@google.com

The Google Anita Borg Scholarship program is also available to students studying computer science in Asia, Africa, Australia, Canada, Europe, the Middle East, and New Zealand. Visit www.google.com/anitaborg for complete details.  For more information about Google's scholarship programs, please visit www.google.com/jobs/scholarships.