Google Inc. has initiated the Google Scholarship India 2023 to empower Indian students pursuing careers in technology, development, and related sectors. This scholarship program aims to provide educational opportunities and financial support to deserving students. Additionally, Scholarship India conducts workshops and training sessions to enhance students’ technological skills.
Details of Scholarship
- Name of the Scheme: Google Scholarship India
- Launched by: Google Inc.
- Launched for: Students of India
- Objective: To provide vast career opportunities in technology
- Benefits: Workshops and training for students
- Scholarship Amount: Variable
- Mode of Application: Online
- Official Website: [Link to Official Website]
Objective of Google Scholarship India
Google Scholarship India aims to bridge the gap for students facing financial constraints, enabling them to pursue careers in technology. This scholarship program seeks to empower students to become proficient web developers and promote the participation of Indian women in the technology sector.
Types of Scholarship
- Generation Google Scholarship
- Udacity- Google Developer Scholarship
- Women Techmaker Scholars Program (formerly known as Google Anita Borg Memorial Scholarship Program)
- Google Venkat Panchapakesan Memorial Scholarship
- Google Conference and Travel Scholarships
- Doodle 4 Google India Contest
- Google India Code To Learn Contest
Scholarship Application Period
- Generation Google Scholarship: 10th December 2021
- Udacity- Google Developer Scholarship: Between January and February
- Women Techmaker Scholars Program: Between April and May
- Google Venkat Panchapakesan Memorial Scholarship: Between May and July
- Doodle 4 Google India Contest: Between September and October
- Google India Code To Learn Contest: Between May and September
Rewards Under Google Scholarship India
Scholarship recipients can enjoy various rewards, including financial assistance and educational opportunities:
- Udacity- Google Developer Scholarship: Phase 1: Rs. 1000 for a 3-month course; Phase 2: Full nano degree scholarship for a 6-month course.
- Women Techmaker Scholars Program: Academic scholarships, an opportunity to attend the annual Women Techmakers Scholar Retreat, and participation in training and workshops conducted by Google mentors.
- Google Venkat Panchapakesan Memorial Scholarship: USD 750 for tuition and education expenses and a visit to YouTube headquarters in California.
- Google Conference and Travel Scholarships: USD 1,000 to USD 3,000 to cover conference registration, accommodation, travel, and related expenses.
- Doodle 4 Google India Contest: Rs. 5 lakhs for the national winner, along with a Technology package and certificates of achievement.
- Google India Code To Learn Contest: Achievement certificates and Chromebook laptops or equivalent gifts.
- Permanent resident of India
- Age of at least 18 years (for some scholarships)
- Enrollment in recognized universities or colleges
- Pursuing degrees in technology-related fields
- Strong academic record and passion for increasing women’s involvement (for certain scholarships)
- Acceptance of top-tier conferences (for Google Conference and Travel Scholarships)
How to Apply for Google Scholarship
Interested applicants can apply for the Google Scholarship India through Google’s official website or the National Scholarship Portal. Here are the steps to apply:
Through Google’s Official Website:
- Open Google’s official website.
- Go to the “scholarship+” option.
- Select the scholarship you wish to apply for.
- Complete the application form with the required details.
- Submit the application to register for the scholarship.
Through the National Scholarship Portal
- Visit the Official Website of the National Scholarship Portal.
- Click on the “New Registration” option.
- Read and accept the terms and conditions.
- Fill in the registration form with the necessary information.
- Enter the OTP sent to your mobile number to complete the registration.
Dos and Don’ts
Before applying for the scholarship, keep these points in mind:
- Don’t wait until the last date to apply.
- Check eligibility criteria.
- Prepare all required documents.
- Ensure you have a valid mobile number and email ID.
- Prefer using a laptop or desktop for online submissions.
- Review application details before submission.
If you have any queries or suggestions, you can contact the scholarship’s helpdesk at:
- Helpline Number: 0120 – 6619540
- Email ID: [email protected]
1. How can I determine which Google Scholarship program is suitable for me?
- To find the most suitable Google Scholarship program, consider your academic background, career goals, and eligibility criteria outlined for each scholarship type. Review the details of each scholarship and choose the one that aligns best with your aspirations in technology.
2. Is there any age restriction for applying to Google Scholarships in India?
- While some Google Scholarships may have age restrictions, not all do. It’s essential to carefully review the eligibility criteria for each scholarship program. Some scholarships may require applicants to be at least 18 years old, while others may have different age requirements.
Scholarship opens doors to a world of opportunities in the technology sector for Indian students. With multiple scholarship types catering to diverse interests and backgrounds, it empowers individuals to pursue their dreams in technology. By offering financial assistance, educational resources, and mentoring, Google’s commitment to nurturing talent and diversity in the field shines brightly.