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Offer: The Google 2008 Anita Borg Scholarship

Google's is now announcing the 2008 Google Anita Borg Scholarship, through which they hope to encourage women to excel in computing and technology and become active role models and leaders.

Scholarships will be awarded based on the strength of candidates' academic background and demonstrated leadership. A group of female undergraduate and graduate student finalists will be chosen from the applicant pool. The scholarship recipients will each receive a $10,000 scholarship for the 2008-2009 academic year. Remaining finalists will receive $1,000 each.

All scholarship recipients and finalists will be invited to visit Google headquarters in Mountain View, California on April 3-5, 2008 for a networking retreat which will include workshops with a series of speakers, panelists, breakout sessions and social activities.

Eligibility Requirements

Candidates must:

* be entering their senior year of undergraduate study or be enrolled in a graduate program in 2008-2009 at a university in the United States.
* be Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or related technical field majors.
* be enrolled in full-time study in 2008-2009.
* maintain a cumulative GPA of at least 3.5 on a 4.0 scale or 4.5 on a 5.0 scale or equivalent in their current program.

How to Apply

Complete the online application form and submit the requested documentation via mail. All applications must be postmarked by Friday, February 1, 2008.

Complete the online application here:

Source: Google

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