Deadline: December 4, 2020

Applications for the Google Student Veterans of America Scholarship 2021 are now open. The Google Student Veterans of America Scholarship provides assistance to student veterans who are pursuing university degrees in the field of computer science in the U.S.

As part of their commitment to military veterans, Google established the Google SVA Scholarship in partnership with Student Veterans of America. Google’s mission is to organize the world’s information and make it universally accessible and useful.

Benefits

  • Selected students will receive $10,000 USD for the 2021-2022 school year.

Eligibility

To be eligible to apply, applicants must:

  • Be currently enrolled as an undergraduate or graduate student at a college or university.
  • Intend to be enrolled in or accepted as a full-time student at a university in the United States for the 2021-22 academic year.
  • Maintain a strong academic performance.
  • Pursuing a computer science or computer engineering degree, or a degree in a closely related technical field.
  • A current student veteran (includes members of the National Guard or Reserve) as proven by a DD-214 and transcript, or a student on Active Duty as proven by submission of Active Duty orders and a Memorandum of Understanding from your commanding officer indicating that you are currently in good standing with your unit and transcript.
  • Has received an honorable discharge, or is in good standing with his/her branch of service.

Selection Criteria

Recipients will be selected based on the overall strength of their essays and application materials compared to the entire applicant pool.

Application

You will be asked to complete an online application through Student Veterans of America which includes:

  • General background information (e.g. contact information and details about your current and intended universities).
  • Resume/CV.
  • Academic transcripts from your current and prior institutions (if you have earned a prior degree).
  • DD Form 2-14 Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty (DD-214), or Active Duty orders and a Memorandum of Understanding from your commanding officer that you are currently in good standing with your unit.
  • One letter of reference from a professor, instructor, adviser or supervisor.
  • Responses to three short essay questions.

Click here to apply

For more information, visit Google SVA Scholarship.

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