The Anita Borg Memorial Scholarships are a set of scholarships for women studying computing at university at undergraduate and postgraduate level. They are funded and administered by Google in memory of Anita Borg.
The scholarship is open to students at the Bachelors, Masters and PhD level who have at least one year of their program remaining. The scholarship value is around USD 1500–10000 and is competitively awarded based on essays and interviews. In addition, scholars and finalists usually have a retreat at a local Google office.
The program is run separately in several regions around the world, with local selection committees and retreats. Each program takes applications once per year, typically selecting one postgraduate and one undergraduate scholarship winner from among a group of 10–20 finalists.
There are Anita Borg Scholarship in the following regions:
- Asia (Korea, Japan, Singapore, Thailand, Malaysia, Indonesia, Philippines, and Vietnam) (USD 3500)
- Australia and New Zealand (AUD 5000)
- Canada (CAD 5000)
- Europe, the Middle East and Africa (€7000)
- Taiwan (TWD 45000)
- USA (USD 10000)
Recipients of Anita Borg Memorial Scholarships