In the United States or Canada, applications are invited for the Google Lime Scholarship 2023–24. For Google Scholarships for Disabled Students, all international students from around the world who are promising their education but are short on cash are eligible to apply. With Lime Connect’s help, Google is providing this award to undergraduate students. For the summer of 2024, selected students will also work as interns at Google.
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About the Google Lime Scholarship
Lime Connect, a non-profit organization, and Google are both sponsors of the Google Lime Scholarship-Canada. By providing funding for their academic endeavors, the scholarship program seeks to assist outstanding students with disabilities in realizing their career aspirations.
In addition to financing, this program offers networking getaways to its beneficiaries in 2022–2023. The distinguished Googleplex in Mountain View, USA will host the annual Google Scholars’ Retreat, which will be open to recipients virtually. Recipients are given access to additional opportunities, such as a software engineering internship at Google.
- Scholarship Type: Merit-Based
- Offered by: Google & Lime Connect
- Degree level: Bachelor’s degree
- Scholarship coverage: Fully Funded
- Eligible nationality: All Nationalities
- Award country: United States or Canada
- Renewability: One Time Payment
- International Students Eligibility: Yes
- Early April 2023 was the opening of applications for 2023.
- Application deadline was in late April 2023.
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Eligibility Requirements for Google Lime Scholarship
To qualify for the Google Lime Scholarship, candidates must meet the criteria listed below:
- Maintain a high level of academic performance during the study period.
- Enrolling as a full-time student in higher education at an accredited university in the USA or Canada.
- Having a disability, whether visible or invisible, includes pupils who have chronic or recurrent health problems or physical conditions that limit their capacity to do everyday tasks or major activities.
- Studying computer science, computer engineering, or a program that is closely similar.
- Demonstrate your devotion to and profound interest for computer science and technology while making headway in leadership.
- Unfortunately, previous Google Lime Scholars cannot be taken into account.
- Current high school students are not eligible for this grant.
- Before money are transferred to the recipient’s account, the recipient must be enrolled full-time in computer science or a closely related field of study at a Canadian university.
- Only one academic year after the initial resume date may a winner defer their award.
Those who are interested and meet the requirements must join the Lime Network, where they can access the link to the online application process. The following papers must be submitted through the online application process for consideration:
- Current resume
- Official or unofficial transcripts from the applicant’s current and prior institutions
- Three essays outlining the applicant’s passion for computer science
- A recommendation letter from a referee in the academics or place of employment.
- Educational details
- Details and evidence of work experience
NOTE: Recommendation letter submission deadlines are one week after application deadlines. However, during the application process, applicants must supply the names and email addresses of references.
The Google Lime Scholarship’s qualifications and selection procedure are based on:
- Overall quality of the applicant’s essays and application
- Prior academic achievements
- Extracurricular activities
Scholarship recipients should be aware that their enrollment will be checked. The students will receive their award money for tuition fees and other study-related expenditures after verification. Additionally, each recipient’s bank account will receive a direct deposit of the scholarship award sum.
The Google Lime Scholarship 2023–24 for Disabled International Students had a 30 April 2023 deadline for applications.