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Applications are invited from suitably qualified applicants for the Google Conference and Travel Scholarships 2021. Google is excited to offer the Conference and Travel Scholarships for selected conferences in the tech industry and related areas.

The 2021 scholarship is to help lessen the financial burden that prevents underrepresented groups in technology and business from attending leading conferences which would have helped to collaborate and learn new techniques. The scholarships are for scholars from North America, Europe, India, Africa, Japan and South Korea. Applicants from Africa can also see the Google Africa Scholarships.

Scholarship Sponsor(s): Google

Scholarship Level: Not specified

Scholarship Worth: See Scholarship Benefits

Scholarship Slot: Not specified

Subject Eligibility: Technology and related areas

Country Eligibility: Countries in North America, Europe, Africa, India, Japan, South Korea

Google Conference and Travel Scholarships 2021 | Details

Eligibility and Selection Criteria

Eligibility for North America

  • 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

Eligibility for Europe

  • 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 residents of Europe, Middle East or Africa
  • Applicants must be 18 years of age or older

Eligibility for Africa

  • 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.

Eligibility for India

  • 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 ai.google for a list of areas.
  • Be the primary author of the accepted paper.
  • Have a paper accepted for oral presentation in the main conference program. Workshop papers will not be approved for travel scholarships.

Eligibility for Japan and South Korea

  • 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.
  • Be the primary author of the accepted paper.
  • Have a paper accepted for oral presentation in the main conference program. Workshop papers will not be approved for travel scholarships.

Scholarship Benefits

  • Free conference registration
  • North America: Cost of one registration for the virtual conference listed on the North America tab.
  • 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.

Application Procedures

How-to-Apply: Interested applicants for the Google Conference and Travel Scholarships 2021  are to visit the official application website and check the regional tabs for information on application dates. The are to ensure that they meet the application requirements before setting out to apply.

Application Deadline: Varies

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