Google India announced Venkat Panchapakesan Memorial Scholarship Program 2017 Eligibility, Application Form, Dates and more
Google India has invited applications for Venkat Panchapakesan Memorial Scholarship 2017 from Graduate and Postgraduate students studying Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or a closely related Technical field from an Indian college/University for Academic Year 2016-17 and 2017-18.
The scholarship is named in the honour of Late Venkat Panchapakesan – a former VP of Google Inc, who tragically passed way after a short battle with cancer.
Scholarship Amount Details
Each scholar will receive financial award of 750 USD towards tuition and education related expenses.
Selected student will also receive funding of up to 225 USD to spend on growing computer science in the local community.
The selected student will also get an opportunity to visit YouTube headquarters in San Bruno, California, USA.
Venkat Panchapakesan Memorial Scholarship Eligibility 2017
In order to apply for Venkat Panchapakesan Memorial Scholarship the student must:
Be pursuing a degree in computer science, computer engineering or a closely related technical field.
Be enrolled as undergraduate or graduate student in any Indian college/university for the 2016-17 and 2017-18 academic year.
Please Note: Venkat Panchapakesan Memorial Scholarship is a one-time scholarship and past recipients of any Google scholarship are not eligible to apply.
Any employee of Google Inc. including its affiliates and subsidiaries are not eligible to apply for Google scholarships.
Venkat Panchapakesan Memorial Scholarship Application Procedure 2017
Application for the Venkat Panchapakesan Memorial Scholarship can be submitted online only.
Click on the apply link of the site and you will be directed to online scholarship application form. The scholarship application form besides containing Personal and Academic details also contains space for writing essays and uploading video & CV.
An applicant has to write 300 words essays describing in brief: (A) How do you plan to use computer science to make the world a more sustainable place? (B) If you receive this scholarship, how will you use it to advance your passion and the goals of this Scholarship.
An applicant also has to describe in 250 words what adversity have you faced, and how did it impact your career? Also, explain the steps you have taken to overcome it.
For Application Process, Terms and Conditions please refer the Website https://goo.gl/BNoQCW.
Venkat Panchapakesan Memorial Scholarship Important Dates 2017
Application Deadline: May 19th 2017 at 11:59 pm IST (Friday)