Google Conference and Travel Scholarships

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The application period is open for one or more cycles a year

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  • United States of America
  • Worldwide

Overview

At Google, we believe a diversity of attributes, experiences, and perspectives are needed to build tools that can change the world. Everyone deserves an opportunity to pursue connections in the industry, networking with peers, and a career path in technology. To help break down the barriers that prevent underrepresented groups in technology and business from attending leading conferences, we're excited to offer Google Conference and Travel Scholarships for selected conferences in the tech industry and related fields.

Details

Scholarship eligibility varies by region, so please review the information on the region-specific tabs on the top. Scholarships will be awarded to the most qualified persons based on application review. Every applicant will be notified of their status according to the time frames specified for the region.

Opportunity is About:


Eligibility

Candidates should be from:

Description of Ideal Candidate:

Eligibility

Nort America

Scholarships are available in North America for all traditionally underrepresented groups in technology and business (including, but not limited to: African American/Black, Hispanic/Latinx, Native American, persons with disabilities, women and veterans).

In order to apply for the North America Google Conference & Travel Scholarship, you must fulfill the following eligibility requirements:

  • Have a strong academic and/or professional background with demonstrated leadership ability
  • Be able to attend the core day(s) of one of the conferences
  • Persons who are (1) residents of North America and US Territories, (2) studying or working in North America, or (3) will be in North America at the time of the conference
  • Applicants must be 18 years of age or older

Europe

To be eligible for a scholarship to attend a conference in Europe, applicants must:

  • Be a woman working or studying computer science, computer engineering, or a technical field related to the conference subject (no residency restrictions apply)
  • Have a strong academic and/or professional background with demonstrated leadership ability

India

To be eligible for a scholarship to attend a conference in India, applicants must:

  • Be a student enrolled with a recognized university in India who is in need of conference travel funds.
  • Have a paper accepted at a top-tier top-tier computer science conference. We prefer to support conferences in research areas where Google has a strong interest. Please visit research.google.comfor a list of areas. The paper must be accepted for full publication and preferably full oral presentation. As an indicator, we have recently approved travel scholarships for CVPR, NIPS, CHI, STOC, PLDI, COLT, ICML, CIKM, KDD, ICCV, EMNLP, ACL, Interspeech and FSE.
  • Be the primary author of the accepted paper.
  • Have a paper accepted for oral presentation in the main conference program. Some conferences may have different presentation guidelines in which case the equivalent of a conventional full oral presentation must be considered. Workshop papers will not be approved for travel scholarships.

Africa

To be eligible for a scholarship to attend an international conference, applicants must:

  • Be a student enrolled with a recognized university in Africa who is in need of conference travel funds.
  • Studying computer science, computer engineering, or a technical field related to the conference subject.
  • Have a paper accepted for presentation (oral or poster) in the main conference program at a top-tier Computer Science conference. We prefer to support conferences in research areas where Google has a strong interest. Please visit research.google.com for a list of areas. The paper must be accepted for full publication and preferably full oral presentation. Workshop papers will not be approved for travel scholarships.
  • Be the sole or joint first author of the accepted paper.

Japan & South Korea

To be eligible for a scholarship to attend an international research conference, applicants must:

  • Be a full-time student enrolled with a recognized university in Japan or South Korea who is in need of conference travel funds.
  • Have a paper accepted at a top-tier computer science conference. We prefer to support conferences in research areas where Google has a strong interest. Please visit research.google.comfor a list of areas. Please refer to popular conference rankings to determine the conference tier.
  • Be the primary author of the accepted paper.
  • Have a paper accepted for oral presentation in the main conference program. Some conferences may have different presentation guidelines in which case the equivalent of a conventional full oral presentation must be considered. Workshop papers will not be approved for travel scholarships.

Dates:

Deadline: The application period is open for one or more cycles a year


Cost/funding for participants:

To encourage attendance at technical conferences, Google will provide selected recipients:

  • Free conference registration
  • North America: Up to 1,000 USD (unless otherwise noted) reimbursement to retroactively be used toward airfare and accommodation costs (will be awarded after the conference)
  • Europe: Up to 1,000 EUR towards travel and accommodation costs (will be paid after the conference)
  • India: An award in the range of 1,000 - 3,000 USD that will cover conference registration, travel, accommodation and other related expenses.
  • Africa: An award in the range of 1,000 - 3,000 USD that will cover conference registration, travel, accommodation and related expenses. Scholarship amount depends on cost for the international conference.
  • Japan & South Korea: Up to 3,000 USD towards air tickets and lodging cost (will be paid after the conference). Scholarship amount depends on cost for the international conference.
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