Google Lime Scholarship

Award Amount: $10,000 for US students, $5,000 for Canadian students

Number of Awards: Not Known

Deadline: December 10, 2017

Winner Announcement: Not Known

Brief Description:

Are you passionate about computer science and technology? Google LLC is pleased to provide “Google Lime Scholarship”. Undergraduate and graduate or Ph.D. students who are enrolled at a university in the U.S. or Canada (freshmen/first years and international students studying in the U.S. or Canada) are invited to apply. Google is committed to helping the innovators of the future make the most of their talents by providing scholarships and networking retreats for computer science students with disabilities.

Host Institution:

Google LLC is an American multinational technology company that specializes in Internet-related services and products. These include online advertising technologies, search, cloud computing, software, and hardware. Google was founded in 1998 by Larry Pageand Sergey Brin while they were Ph.D. students at Stanford University, in California.

Eligibility:

To be eligible, the student must possess:

  • A current undergraduate, graduate or Ph.D. student enrolled at a university in the U.S. or Canada (freshmen/first years and international students studying in the U.S. or Canada.
  • Continuing current studies or intend to be enrolled in or accepted as a full-time student in a new program (e.g., graduating and pursuing an advanced degree) at a university in the U.S. or Canada in the 2018-2019 academic year.
  • Pursuing a Computer Science or Computer Engineering degree, or a degree in a closely related technical field (such as software engineering; or electrical engineering with a heavy computer science course load).
  • Maintaining a strong academic performance.
  • Exemplify leadership and demonstrate a commitment to and passion for computer science and technology
  • Previous Google Lime Scholars are unfortunately not able to be considered

Instructions for Applying:

If you are interested to apply then firstly you must create an account by the given link:

https://www.limeconnect.com/programs/

Supporting Documents:

As part of your application, you must upload the following documents:

  • Contact, education and experience information
  • Current resume & unofficial transcripts
  • Three essays – this is your opportunity to show us your passion for computer science
  • Two recommendation letters from a professor, adviser or supervisor

Award Description:

  • Selected students will be invited to attend the annual Google Scholars’ Retreat at the Googleplex in Mountain View, California, in summer 2018.
  • The scholarship provides $10,000for those studying in the US.
  • The scholarship provides $5,000 for those studying in Canada.

Detailed Information Link:

https://www.limeconnect.com/programs/page/google-lime-scholarship

Famous Computer Scientists

Are you interested in computer science subjects and want to know who invented programming language, Google, Facebook, Search Engine etc? We have searched the list of world’s famous computer scientists who have paved the way for us how technology has evolved.

We have given a brief introduction of world’s best scientists named as Sergey Brin, Tim Berners-Lee, Larry Page, and Mark Zuckerberg etc who invented Google, Facebook, Search Engine, Programming Languages etc. Just take a look, get inspired and motivated by their achievements.

Sergey Brin

Sergey BrinSergey Brin is the co-founder of Google and American computer scientist and internet entrepreneur. He earned his bachelor’s degree at the University of Maryland better than ignorance. After graduation, he enrolled at Stanford University and completes the Ph.D. in computer science.

He has a good command in data mining and search engine. The Economist referred to Brin as an “Enlightenment Man”, and as someone who believes that “knowledge is always good, and certainly always better than ignorance” As of October 2017, Brin is the 13th richest person in the world.

Nationality: American
Born: 21 August 1973 (age 44), Moscow, Russia
Famous for: Co-founder of Google, Directing of X
Net worth: 47.2 billion USD (2017)

Tim Berners-Lee

Tim Berners-LeeTim Berners-Lee is a British computer scientist and English engineer, also known as TimBL who has single-handedly changed the course of human history. He is known as the inventor of the World Wide Web. In 1989, he proposed a new information management system and provides the successful communication between a Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP) client and server via the internet.

Tim Berners-Lee is a founder and president of the Open Data Institute. He received the 2016 Turing Award “for inventing the World Wide Web the first web browser, and the fundamental protocols and algorithms allowing the Web to scale”.

Nationality: British
Born: 8 June 1955 (age 62), London, United Kingdom
Famous for: World Wide Web
Net Worth: $50,000,000

Larry Page

Larry PageLarry Page is a co-founder of Google with Sergey Brin and also an American computer scientist. He is the inventor of PageRank, the foundation of Google’s search ranking algorithm and an important part of the company’s initial success.

Page and Brin used the former’s basic HTML programming skills to set up a simple search page for users. As of 2014, Page’s estimated personal wealth exceeded $32 million, securing his spot as the 17th richest man in the world.

Nationality: American
Born: 26 March 1973 (age 44), East Lansing, Michigan, United States
Famous for: Co-founder of Google Inc., CEO of Alphabet Inc, PageRank
Net worth: 48.5 billion USD (2017)

Mark Zuckerberg

Mark ZuckerbergMark Zuckberg is the famous American computer programmer and internet entrepreneur responsible for developing Facebook in his Harvard dorm room. In the present time, He is a chairman and chief executive officer of Facebook.

Zuckerberg developed an interest in computers at an early age. In the 12 years, he used Atari BASIC to create a messaging program he named “Zucknet. Though his official salary as CEO of Facebook is exactly $1, Zuckerberg’s personal wealth is estimated at $33.1 billion.

Nationality: American
Born: May 14, 1984 (age 33) White Plains, New York, U.S.
Famous for: Co-founder of Facebook
Net worth: 75.2 billion USD (2017)

Bill Gates

Bill GatesWilliam Henry Gates III is a most powerful man in the world. He is a co-founder and former chief executive of Microsoft. He is also famous business magnate, investor, author, and philanthropist. Gates and his Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen started Microsoft which became the world’s largest PC software company.

Gates is one of the best-known entrepreneurs of the PC and will always be best known as a computer programmer and inventor. He is consistently ranked on the Forbes list of wealthiest people and is currently the second richest person in the world.

Nationality: American
Born: 28 October 1955 (age 62), Seattle, Washington, United States
Famous for: Co-founder of Microsoft
Net worth: 89.5 billion USD (2017)

Ben Goodger

Ben GoodgerBen Goodger is a British software engineer and famous computer scientist in the world. He is an employee of Netscape Communications Corporation and the Mozilla Foundation. Currently, Goodger is a lead in the user experience department at Google, where his main focus is the continued development and success of Google Chrome.

Nationality: British New Zealander
Born: London, England
Famous for: Lead in the user experience department at Google
Net worth: $6 Million

John D. Carmack

John D. CarmackJohn D. Carmack is a successful American game programmer. He is the co-founder of id Software, and the current lead programmer of related id Computer Games. Carmack is best known for his innovations in 3D graphics, such as his Carmack’s Reverse algorithm for shadow volumes.

Carmack’s engines have also been licensed for use in other influential first-person shooters such as Half-Life, Call of Duty and Medal of Honor. These innovations have been licensed for use and implemented into the design of other influential, first-person shooter games, including Call of Duty, Half-Life, and Medal of Honor.

Nationality: American
Born: 20 August 1970 (age 47), Roeland Park, Kansas, United States
Famous For: Co-Founder of Id Software
Net worth: $4 Million

Linus Torvalds

Linus TorvaldsLinus Benedict Torvalds is a great computer scientist and Finnish-American software engineer. He is the creator, and for a long time, principal developer of the Linux kernel. Linux has been adapted into thousands of variations and many web servers run using the system.

In 2012, He was honored Millennium Technology Prize by the Technology Academy Finland “in recognition of his creation of a new open-source operating system for computers leading to the widely used Linux kernel”.

Nationality: Finnish, American
Born: Linus Benedict Torvalds December 28, 1969 (age 47) Helsinki, Finland
Famous For: Developer of the Linux Kernel
Net worth: $150 Million

Elon Musk

Elon MuskElon Reeve Musk is Canadian American business magnate, investor, and engineer. He is responsible for founding companies like SpaceX, Tesla Motors, and SolarCity, and for his futuristic (and currently only hypothetical) high-speed transportation system is known as the Hyperloop.

Elon Musk goals include reducing global warming through sustainable energy production and consumption, and reducing the “risk of human extinction” by “making life multiplanetar. He currently acts as the CEO and CTO, CEO, and Chairman of SpaceX, Tesla Motors, and SolarCity respectively.

Nationality: Canadian American
Born: 28 June 1971 (age 46), Pretoria, South Africa
Famous For: CEO, and Chairman of SpaceX, Tesla Motors, and SolarCity
Net worth: 19.9 billion USD (2017)

James Gosling

James GoslingJames Arthur Gosling is a lead designer and computer scientist in the world. He is a software developer best known for his participation in the development of the popular Java programming language.

Gosling is generally credited with creating the original Java design and implementing the original compiler and virtual machine.In 2002, Gosling was awarded The Economist Innovation Award, and in 2007, he was named an Officer in the Order of Canada, the second highest civilian honor.

Nationality: Canadian
Born: 19 May 1955 (age 62), Calgary, Canada
Famous For: Developer of the Java Programming Language
Net worth: $7 Million

 

Google Inc. Women Techmakers Scholars Program

Award Amount: $10,000 for US students and $5,000 for Canadian students

Number of Awards: Not Known

Deadline: December 11th, 2017 at 11:59 pm PT

Winner Announcement: Not Known

Brief Description:

Google is proud to honor Anita’s memory and support women in technology with the “Women Techmakers Scholars Program”. Through the scholarship program – Google is furthering Dr. Anita Borg’s vision of creating gender equality in the field of computer science by encouraging women to excel in computing and technology and become active leaders and role models in the field.

Host Institution:

Google Inc. is an American multinational technology company that specializes in Internet-related services and products. These include online advertising technologies, search, cloud computing, software, and hardware.

Eligibility:

All Scholarship applicants must be:

  • To apply applicant Identify as female.
  • Currently, be enrolled at an accredited university for the 2017-2018 academic year
  • Intend to be enrolled in or accepted as a full-time student in a Bachelors, Masters or Ph.D. program at a university in the United States or Canada for the 2018-2019 academic year
  • Be studying computer science, computer engineering or a closely related technical field
  • Demonstrate a strong academic record
  • Exemplify leadership and demonstrate passion for increasing the involvement of women in computer science

Instructions for Applying:

If you are interested to apply for the scholarship, you may check the given link: https://services.google.com/fb/forms/2018WTMSP-USCAN/

Supporting Documents:

Submit the following information as part of their package:

  • Responses to four essay questions
  • Current resume
  • Two letters of reference from a professor, instructor, adviser or supervisor

Award Description:

The scholarships will be award 10,000 for US students and $5,000 for students in Canada.

Detailed Information Link:

https://www.womentechmakers.com/scholars

Contact Information:

Have any question, you can email to WTMScholars-at-google.com.

Building Opportunities for Leadership and Development Internship at Google

Title: Building Opportunities for Leadership and Development (BOLD) Internship

Salary Range: Not Known

Consideration Date: November 12, 2017 at 11:59pm PST

Brief Description:

Those who are interested in working in technology and full-time opportunities at Google have a chance to apply for the Building Opportunities for Leadership and Development (BOLD) Internship Program. The program is designed to expose historically underrepresented students in this field to career opportunities in the industry. Students from all schools, and students who identify with a group that is historically underrepresented in the technology industry, including but not limited to Black, Hispanic, Native American, students with disabilities, and veterans, are encouraged to apply.

Hosted By:

Google Inc. is an American multinational technology company that specializes in Internet-related services and products. These include online advertising technologies, search, cloud computing, software, and hardware. Google was founded in 1998 by Larry Page and Sergey Brin while they were Ph.D. students at Stanford University, in California.

Eligibility:

In order to apply for this internship all applicant must be:

  • Be currently enrolled in a 4-year BA/BS program, in any major, at a university in the United States with an expected graduation date between December 2018 and June 2019.
  • Be able to complete an 11-week program beginning in May or June 2018.
  • Have the authorization to work in the United States.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Analytical skills and an interest in taking on business problems.
  • Interpersonal and organizational skills, with the ability to navigate an ambiguous environment.
  • Interest in the technology industry and Google’s business.

How to Apply:

The application can be summit by the given link:

https://www.google.com/about/careers/applications/packets/69070a40-3acf-47e6-85e6-da346abecc46/form

More Information:

https://careers.google.com/jobs?src=Online/Uncategorized/googlejobsalerts&utm_source=googlejobs&utm_medium=email&utm_content=BOLD+Intern,+Summer+2018&utm_campaign=jobalerts#!t=jo&jid=2925600043

Inclusion@Google: Autism Edition Summer Internship Program

Title: Inclusion@Google: Autism Edition Summer 2018 Internship Program

Salary Range: Not Known

Consideration Date: November 3, 2017, at 11:59pm PST

Brief Description:

Google is seeking applicants for Autism Edition Summer 2018 Internship Program from individuals in the U.S. who identify as being on the Autism Spectrum and are interested in a technical internship in Software Engineering. Join Google for a unique 12-14 week paid internship in summer 2018 that offers personal and professional development, executive speaker series, and community-building. This program will give you an opportunity to work on complex computer science solutions, and also collaborate on multitudes of smaller projects that have universal appeal – which requires research, awareness, interactivity, and asking questions.

Hosted By:

Google Inc. is an American multinational technology company that specializes in Internet-related services and products. These include online advertising technologies, search, cloud computing, software, and hardware. Google was founded in 1998 by Larry Page and Sergey Brin while they were Ph.D. students at Stanford University, in California. Together, they own about 14 percent of its shares and control 56 percent of the stockholder voting power through supervoting stock. They incorporated Google as a privately held company on September 4, 1998.

Eligibility:

Applicants must be:

  • Currently pursuing a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Computer Science or related technical field.
  • Must be currently enrolled in a full-time degree program and returning to the program after the completion of the internship.
  • Must be studying in the U.S.
  • Must be a person on the Autism Spectrum.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Strong ability to recognize the pattern, focus for long periods of time, tolerance for repetition and very strong attention to detail.
  • Proficient in using the internet, word-processing and spreadsheet programs.
  • Experience in systems software.
  • Expected graduation date in the winter of 2018 or summer 2019.
  • Completed projects or classes focused on Data Structures and Algorithms.
  • Knowledge of Unix/Linux or Windows environment, and APIs.
  • Familiarity with TCP/IP and network programming.
  • Implementation skills (C++, C, Java, Python).

How to Apply:

Interested applicants can apply by the given link:

https://www.limeconnect.com/programs/

More Information:

https://www.limeconnect.com/programs/page/inclusiongoogle-autism-edition-summer-2018-internship-program