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Google SVA Scholarships For American Students

Last Updated on April 22, 2015

Introduction to Scholarship:

Google and Student Veterans of America (SVA) are jointly announcing the Computer Science scholarships for 2015-16 American students to get their undergraduate and graduate degrees.

Introduction to Scholarship Providing Body:

The Scholars’ Retreat offers an opportunity of important networking for outstanding students of United States and Canada to join Google engineers and meet one another in a friendly and pleasant environment. Since Google has committed to serve the military veterans, therefore it has established this Google scholarship program with SVA. Student Veterans of America is an approved organization that is exempted from tax. It is not connected, affiliated, or associated with the School of Visual Arts in New York.

Purpose of study


Level of Study:


Number of Scholarships:

Not specified

Application Deadline Date:

27 January, 2015

Fields of Study:

  • Computer science
  • Computer Engineering
  • Related technical fields

Host Country:


Host Institutions:

Universities of USA

Eligible Countries:



The applicants are required to fulfill the below mentioned eligibility criteria:

  • The applicants must have enrolled themselves currently as undergraduates or graduates for semester year 2014-2015 at a university;
  • The applicants wish to be registered as full-¬time students at United States University for the semester year 2015-¬2016;
  • The applicants must have maintained brilliant academic progress
  • The applicants must be studying computer science degrees, computer engineering degrees or related technical subject.
  • The applicants ought to be presently student veteran that could be proved by DD-214 and academic transcripts.
  • The applicants ought to have achieved an honorable discharge, or must have good position in their service branch.
  • Two reference letters attested by supervisor, professor or an advisor.
  • University degrees
  • A copy of latest resume
  • The response is necessary to be given to three essay questions.


  • The amount of financial aid for each award would be $10,000
  • It will be opened to all the student veterans who are studying in computer science degrees or related fields that are mentioned above.
  • The recipients of the scholarship awards would be asked to join Google’s Summer Annual Scholars’ Retreat.

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How to Apply For Scholarship:

  • The candidates are requested to apply online to this scholarship.


  • The candidates should carefully check all the procedures of application, and in case if there is any difficulty then they should visit the official website.

Terms & Conditions

The related technical fields might include:

  • Software Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering (loaded with computer science program)
  • Computer Engineering
  • Information Systems
  • Information Technology
  • Applied Networking
  • Systems administration

Following related technical fields will not be included in this scholarship:

  • Civil Engineering
  • Industrial Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • The candidates need to explain their important computer science research on which they have worked on, how they advanced towards the major technical challenges, and the experience they have gained from all this.
  • This project could have been a research project, a class assignment or some volunteer work.
  • Google has right to use anonymized version of application for future review as reference.

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