ECM Faculty Focus
The applications are now open for the 2010 Google Australia and New Zealand Anita Borg Memorial Scholarship.
Through the scholarship Google aim to encourage women to excel in computing and technology, and become active role models and leaders.
Scholarships will be awarded based on the strength of candidates' academic background and demonstrated leadership. A group of female undergraduate and graduate student finalists will be chosen from the applicant pool.
Each scholar recipient will receive a $5,000 scholarship towards the 2011 academic year. In addition all finalists and scholarship recipients will be invited to an expenses-paid networking retreat to be held at Google's Sydney Engineering centre in September.
About Dr Anita Borg:
Dr Anita Borg (1949-2003) devoted her adult life to revolutionising the way we think about technology and dismantling barriers that keep women and minorities from entering computing and technology fields. Her combination of technical expertise and fearless vision continues to inspire and motivate countless women to become active participants and leaders in creating technology.
Applications close: 1 May 2010