Are you aware that scholarships are offered by Google as well? If you’re an Indian student, the Venkat Panchapakesan Memorial Scholarship is offered by Google to study computer science or related fields.
The scholarship offers you 750 USD towards tuition. To be able to win this scholarship, here is what you need to know:
Yearly, Google offers the Venkat Panchapakesan Scholarship to 6 (six) Indian students who are studying computer science or a closely related field.
These Venkat Panchapakesan Scholarship are awarded to students currently enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program in any college/university in India for the 2020-2021 academic years.
About Venkat Panchapakesan Memorial Scholarship
Venkat was a much loved and highly respected engineer whose career took him to YouTube, Google, and Yahoo, among other notable companies. He tragically passed away too young, after a battle with cancer.
During his short time, he deeply touched the hearts and minds of his friends, family, and colleagues.
He taught us to be generous, humble, and ever-optimistic and to always find the best in people. that is what gave birth to the Venkat Panchapaksan memorial scholarship for Indians.
Are you an ever-optimistic person who believes we can make the world a more sustainable place? Are you passionate about the field of computer science and engineering?
Are you already using computer science to develop solutions for some of the challenges, or opportunities, that you see around you?
If yes, we invite you to apply for the Venkat Panchapakesan Memorial Scholarship. Selected students will receive a financial award of 750 USD towards tuition and education-related expenses, and will be invited to visit the YouTube headquarters in San Bruno, California, USA.
Selected students will also have an opportunity to submit a proposal, and potentially receive funding of up to 225 USD to spend on growing computer science in the local community.
Take your time and go through the scholarship, jobreaders team has arranged all the details you need to win the Venkat Memorial Scholarships.
We are specifically looking for university students who:
- Aspire to be computer scientists and technology leaders
- Exemplify leadership skills and a demonstrated passion for computer science and technology
- Assist those around them to excel in the field of computer science and technology
- Help their friends and family members use computer science and technology
- Leverage the field of computer science to transform systems (from building the next game-changing technology, to even helping families be happy, etc.)
- Have faced adversity and overcome it to continue learning and growing in the field of computer science
The candidate must have a very good command of the English Language. Therefore, the application must be written in English.
The Venkat Panchapakesan Scholarships are available for students currently enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program and awarded in the field of computer science, computer engineering, or a closely related field.
The Venkat Panchapakesan Memorial Scholarship is hosted in India.
This Google Scholarship is open to Indian students
Selected students will receive
- A financial award of 750 USD towards tuition and education-related expenses
- An invitation to visit the YouTube headquarters in San Bruno, California, USA.
- An opportunity to submit a proposal, and potentially receive funding of up to 225 USD to spend on growing computer science in the local community.
Eligibility for the Venkat Memorial Scholarships
To be eligible to apply, applicants must:
- Be currently enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program in any college/university in India for the 2019-2020 and 2020-2021 academic years.
- Be pursuing a degree in computer science, computer engineering, or a closely related field.
- Note: The Venkat Panchapakesan Memorial Scholarship is a one-time scholarship. While past applicants are encouraged to reapply, unfortunately, past recipients of any Google scholarship, including the Venkat Panchapakesan Memorial Scholarship, are not eligible to apply.
How to Apply For the Venkat Panchapakesan Scholarship
- Write an essay (300 words maximum) to tell us about the following:
How do you plan to use computer science to make the world a more sustainable place?
If you receive this scholarship, how will you use it to advance your passion and the goals of this scholarship?
- Write an essay (250 words maximum) to tell us about the following: What adversity have you faced, and how did it impact your career? Please explain the steps you took to overcome it. Submit a video (1-minute maximum) telling us why you would like to receive this scholarship. Please upload it to YouTube and share the link in the application.
- Submit your resume/CV. be sure to include your experience in the area of computer science, as well as your leadership experiences and the impact you have created.
- Submit 2 letters of recommendation. They can be from your faculty or supervisors at your workplace (internship, part-time job, full-time job).
Application Deadline for the Venkat Memorial Scholarships
The application deadline for this Google Scholarships India is June, Yearly. After which further applications will not be considered.
Venkat Panchapakesan Memorial Scholarship is for Indian students who are looking for scholarships in Google.
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If you meet all the eligibility requirements mentioned, then apply for this scholarship. It promises to be very enlightening