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Women Techmakers Scholarship



The Google Anita Borg Memorial Scholarship was established to honor the legacy of Anita Borg and her efforts to encourage women to pursue careers in computer science and technology. Scholarship recipients in the US and Canada will receive an academic scholarship as well as be invited to attend the Annual Google Scholars Retreat in Mountain View, CA. The scholarship is also offered in Africa, Asia, Australia, Canada, Europe, the Middle East, New Zealand, and the United States.

Dr. Anita Borg devoted her adult life to revolutionizing the way we think about technology and dismantling barriers that keep women and minorities from entering computing and technology fields. Her combination of technical expertise and fearless vision continues to inspire and motivate countless women to become active participants and leaders in creating technology.

In her honor, Google is proud to honor Anita's memory and support women in technology with the Google Anita Borg Memorial Scholarship. Google hopes to encourage women to excel in computing and technology and become active role models and leaders in the field.

Google Anita Borg Scholarship recipients will each receive a financial award for the academic year. A group of female undergraduate and graduate students will be chosen from the applicant pool, and scholarships will be awarded based on the strength of each candidate's academic background and demonstrated leadership.

In addition, all scholarship recipients and finalists will be invited to attend a retreat at Google. We know how important a supportive peer network can be for a student's success. The retreat will include workshops, speakers, panelists, breakout sessions and social activities scheduled over a couple of days.


Eligiblity Information

Academic Level:
Freshman, Sophomore, Junior, Senior, Masters, PhD

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Amount Awarded:
$5,000 to $24,999


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USC endorsement required:


Anita Borg Institute for Women and Technology/Google


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