Generation Google Scholarship (North America) 2024-2025

Generation Google Scholarship (North America) 2024-2025

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Explore your passion for computer science with the Generation Google Scholarship, designed to empower students pursuing degrees in this dynamic field. This scholarship, available for the 2024-2025 academic year, offers $10,000 USD for U.S. students and $5,000 CAD for Canadian students.

Financial Support:

Benefit from a generous scholarship amount of $10,000 USD or $5,000 CAD.

Eligible Regions:

This opportunity is open to candidates in both the United States and Canada.

Application Timeline:

Stay tuned as applications will open in early 2024.

Selection Criteria:

Candidates will be selected based on their demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion, coupled with strong leadership and academic performance. The program actively encourages applications from historically underrepresented groups in technology, including Women, Black/African American, Hispanic/Latinx, American Indian, Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander.

Eligibility Requirements:

To qualify, applicants must:

  • Be full-time students in a Bachelor’s program or high school seniors for the 2023-2024 academic year.
  • Intend to enroll or be accepted as full-time students in a Bachelor’s program in the U.S. or Canada for the 2024-2025 academic year.
  • Pursue studies in computer science, computer engineering, or a closely related technical field.
  • Demonstrate strong academic performance and financial need.
  • Exhibit leadership and a passion for enhancing the representation of underrepresented groups in computer science and technology.

Note: Previous recipients of specific scholarships are ineligible to reapply.

If you don’t meet the eligibility criteria, we recommend exploring alternative opportunities and tailored programs for your country/region and academic level on the Google Careers for Students page.

Application Process:

Complete an online application, including:

  • General background information.
  • Family and household details.
  • Resume/CV.
  • One letter of recommendation.
  • Academic transcripts.
  • Responses to two short essay questions, each limited to 500 words.

Essay Questions:

  1. Describe a situation where you navigated a complex problem without a clear solution. Detail the steps taken, resources considered, and lessons learned.
  2. Share a personal experience of a barrier to equitable access in technology. Identify the root cause, actions you’ve taken, and future plans to address the issue.

Terms and Conditions:

The Generation Google Scholarship is administered by the Institute of International Education (IIE). For comprehensive details on the scholarship, refer to the IIE’s website.


For any questions, contact IIE directly or visit their FAQ page.

Ready to embark on this exciting journey? Apply Now!

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