Google Conference Scholarships

Attend leading technology, science, and development conferences at Google and network with peers. Perfect for students 14-18 looking to pursue a career path in tech.

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At Google, we believe a diversity of attributes, experiences, and perspectives are needed to build tools that can change the world. We also believe that everyone deserves an opportunity to pursue connections in the industry, networking with peers, and a career path in technology. To help break down the barriers that prevent underrepresented groups in technology and business from attending leading conferences, we're excited to offer Google Conference Scholarships for selected conferences in the tech industry and related fields.

Scholarship eligibility varies by region, so please review the information on the region-specific tabs on the top. Scholarships will be awarded to the most qualified persons based on application review. Every applicant will be notified of their status according to the time frames specified for the region.


Eligibility - North America

While all qualified industry professionals and students are able to apply, we’ve designed our North American program to expose career opportunities to those who identify as historically excluded in tech. This includes those who identify as Women, Black/African American/Caribbean/WestIndies, Hispanic/Latinx, and Native American/First Nations.

In order to apply for the North America Google Conference Scholarship, you must fulfill the following eligibility requirements:

  • Have a strong academic and/or professional background with demonstrated leadership ability
  • Be able to attend the core day(s) of one of the conferences
  • Are (1) a resident of North America and US Territories, (2) studying or working in North America, or (3) will be in North America at the time of the conference
  • Applicants must be 18 years of age or older
  • Applications must be completed by 5:00 p.m. ET the day of the deadline

Conferences

Claim process

Recipients will be notified by email no later than 2 weeks prior to the date of the conference with registration details.

For any questions about North America scholarships, please reach out to conferencescholarships@google.com.

Eligibility - Europe

Scholarships are available in Europe for women in technology. In order to apply for the Europe Google Conference & Travel Scholarship, you must fulfill the following eligibility requirements:

  • Have a strong academic and/or professional background with demonstrated leadership ability
  • Be able to attend the core day(s) of one of the conferences
  • Persons who are residents of Europe, Middle East or Africa
  • Applicants must be 18 years of age or older

Conferences

Conferences to be announced approximately three months prior to the conference date.

To apply

We are currently not accepting any applications, be sure to check back in early 2021.

Claim process

All applicants will be notified of the outcome of their application by email, approximately four weeks prior to the conference. If you are selected, you will receive additional information on how to register for the conference and how to receive your scholarship.

Eligibility - India

To be eligible for a scholarship to attend a conference in India, applicants must:

  • Be a student enrolled with a recognized university in India who is in need of conference travel funds.
  • Have a paper accepted at a top-tier top-tier computer science conference. We prefer to support conferences in research areas where Google has a strong interest. Please visit ai.google for a list of areas. The paper must be accepted for full publication and preferably full oral presentation. As an indicator, we have recently approved travel scholarships for CVPR, NeurIPS, ICML, CHI, AAAI, STOC, PLDI, COLT, KDD, ICCV, EMNLP, WWW, ACL, Interspeech and FSE.
  • Be the primary author of the accepted paper.
  • Have a paper accepted for oral presentation in the main conference program. Some conferences may have different presentation guidelines in which case the equivalent of a conventional full oral presentation must be considered. Workshop papers will not be approved for travel scholarships.

To apply

Please complete this application form.

Claim process

We review applications on a rolling basis, all year round, therefore you will get our reply within three weeks of applying. Please note that given the high volume of applications, we will not be sending decision emails to applicants who do not meet our review criteria. For example: If you have a workshop paper at a CS conference or a full paper at a non-CS conference, we will not be in a position to reply.

Once approved for a travel scholarship, the funds will be paid to the applicant’s university and the student may claim expenses using regular university procedures.

For any questions, please reach out to: research-programs-in@google.com

Eligibility - Africa

To be eligible for a scholarship to attend an international conference, applicants must:

  • Be a student enrolled with a recognized university in Africa who is in need of conference travel funds.
  • Studying computer science, computer engineering, or a technical field related to the conference subject.
  • Have a paper accepted for presentation (oral or poster) in the main conference program at a top-tier Computer Science conference. We prefer to support conferences in research areas where Google has a strong interest. Please visit research.google.com for a list of areas. The paper must be accepted for full publication and preferably full oral presentation. Workshop papers will not be approved for travel scholarships.
  • Be the sole or joint first author of the accepted paper.

To apply

Please submit this form by the deadline for the conference that you wish to attend.

Claim process

We review applications monthly, all year round, therefore you will get our reply four to six weeks from the date of the application. Once approved for a travel scholarship, the funds will be paid to the applicant’s university and the student may claim expenses using regular university procedures.

For any questions, please reach out to research-africa@google.com.

Eligibility - East Asia

To be eligible for a scholarship to attend an international research conference, applicants must:

  • Be a full-time student enrolled with a recognized university in East Asia who is in need of conference travel funds.
  • Have a paper accepted for presentation (oral or poster) in the main conference program at a top-tier Computer Science conference. We prefer to support conferences in research areas where Google has a strong interest. Please visit research.google.com for a list of areas. The paper must be accepted for full publication and preferably full oral presentation. Workshop papers will not be approved for travel scholarships.
  • Be the primary author of the accepted paper.

To apply

Please complete this application form.

Claim process

We review applications in the first week of every month, except public holidays. All applicants will be notified of the outcome of their application by email. If you are selected, you will receive additional information on how to receive your scholarship.

For any questions, please reach out to eastasia-ur@google.com.

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Job Description

At Google, we believe a diversity of attributes, experiences, and perspectives are needed to build tools that can change the world. We also believe that everyone deserves an opportunity to pursue connections in the industry, networking with peers, and a career path in technology. To help break down the barriers that prevent underrepresented groups in technology and business from attending leading conferences, we're excited to offer Google Conference Scholarships for selected conferences in the tech industry and related fields.

Scholarship eligibility varies by region, so please review the information on the region-specific tabs on the top. Scholarships will be awarded to the most qualified persons based on application review. Every applicant will be notified of their status according to the time frames specified for the region.


Eligibility - North America

While all qualified industry professionals and students are able to apply, we’ve designed our North American program to expose career opportunities to those who identify as historically excluded in tech. This includes those who identify as Women, Black/African American/Caribbean/WestIndies, Hispanic/Latinx, and Native American/First Nations.

In order to apply for the North America Google Conference Scholarship, you must fulfill the following eligibility requirements:

  • Have a strong academic and/or professional background with demonstrated leadership ability
  • Be able to attend the core day(s) of one of the conferences
  • Are (1) a resident of North America and US Territories, (2) studying or working in North America, or (3) will be in North America at the time of the conference
  • Applicants must be 18 years of age or older
  • Applications must be completed by 5:00 p.m. ET the day of the deadline

Conferences

Claim process

Recipients will be notified by email no later than 2 weeks prior to the date of the conference with registration details.

For any questions about North America scholarships, please reach out to conferencescholarships@google.com.

Eligibility - Europe

Scholarships are available in Europe for women in technology. In order to apply for the Europe Google Conference & Travel Scholarship, you must fulfill the following eligibility requirements:

  • Have a strong academic and/or professional background with demonstrated leadership ability
  • Be able to attend the core day(s) of one of the conferences
  • Persons who are residents of Europe, Middle East or Africa
  • Applicants must be 18 years of age or older

Conferences

Conferences to be announced approximately three months prior to the conference date.

To apply

We are currently not accepting any applications, be sure to check back in early 2021.

Claim process

All applicants will be notified of the outcome of their application by email, approximately four weeks prior to the conference. If you are selected, you will receive additional information on how to register for the conference and how to receive your scholarship.

Eligibility - India

To be eligible for a scholarship to attend a conference in India, applicants must:

  • Be a student enrolled with a recognized university in India who is in need of conference travel funds.
  • Have a paper accepted at a top-tier top-tier computer science conference. We prefer to support conferences in research areas where Google has a strong interest. Please visit ai.google for a list of areas. The paper must be accepted for full publication and preferably full oral presentation. As an indicator, we have recently approved travel scholarships for CVPR, NeurIPS, ICML, CHI, AAAI, STOC, PLDI, COLT, KDD, ICCV, EMNLP, WWW, ACL, Interspeech and FSE.
  • Be the primary author of the accepted paper.
  • Have a paper accepted for oral presentation in the main conference program. Some conferences may have different presentation guidelines in which case the equivalent of a conventional full oral presentation must be considered. Workshop papers will not be approved for travel scholarships.

To apply

Please complete this application form.

Claim process

We review applications on a rolling basis, all year round, therefore you will get our reply within three weeks of applying. Please note that given the high volume of applications, we will not be sending decision emails to applicants who do not meet our review criteria. For example: If you have a workshop paper at a CS conference or a full paper at a non-CS conference, we will not be in a position to reply.

Once approved for a travel scholarship, the funds will be paid to the applicant’s university and the student may claim expenses using regular university procedures.

For any questions, please reach out to: research-programs-in@google.com

Eligibility - Africa

To be eligible for a scholarship to attend an international conference, applicants must:

  • Be a student enrolled with a recognized university in Africa who is in need of conference travel funds.
  • Studying computer science, computer engineering, or a technical field related to the conference subject.
  • Have a paper accepted for presentation (oral or poster) in the main conference program at a top-tier Computer Science conference. We prefer to support conferences in research areas where Google has a strong interest. Please visit research.google.com for a list of areas. The paper must be accepted for full publication and preferably full oral presentation. Workshop papers will not be approved for travel scholarships.
  • Be the sole or joint first author of the accepted paper.

To apply

Please submit this form by the deadline for the conference that you wish to attend.

Claim process

We review applications monthly, all year round, therefore you will get our reply four to six weeks from the date of the application. Once approved for a travel scholarship, the funds will be paid to the applicant’s university and the student may claim expenses using regular university procedures.

For any questions, please reach out to research-africa@google.com.

Eligibility - East Asia

To be eligible for a scholarship to attend an international research conference, applicants must:

  • Be a full-time student enrolled with a recognized university in East Asia who is in need of conference travel funds.
  • Have a paper accepted for presentation (oral or poster) in the main conference program at a top-tier Computer Science conference. We prefer to support conferences in research areas where Google has a strong interest. Please visit research.google.com for a list of areas. The paper must be accepted for full publication and preferably full oral presentation. Workshop papers will not be approved for travel scholarships.
  • Be the primary author of the accepted paper.

To apply

Please complete this application form.

Claim process

We review applications in the first week of every month, except public holidays. All applicants will be notified of the outcome of their application by email. If you are selected, you will receive additional information on how to receive your scholarship.

For any questions, please reach out to eastasia-ur@google.com.

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Scholarship Description

At Google, we believe a diversity of attributes, experiences, and perspectives are needed to build tools that can change the world. We also believe that everyone deserves an opportunity to pursue connections in the industry, networking with peers, and a career path in technology. To help break down the barriers that prevent underrepresented groups in technology and business from attending leading conferences, we're excited to offer Google Conference Scholarships for selected conferences in the tech industry and related fields.

Scholarship eligibility varies by region, so please review the information on the region-specific tabs on the top. Scholarships will be awarded to the most qualified persons based on application review. Every applicant will be notified of their status according to the time frames specified for the region.


Eligibility - North America

While all qualified industry professionals and students are able to apply, we’ve designed our North American program to expose career opportunities to those who identify as historically excluded in tech. This includes those who identify as Women, Black/African American/Caribbean/WestIndies, Hispanic/Latinx, and Native American/First Nations.

In order to apply for the North America Google Conference Scholarship, you must fulfill the following eligibility requirements:

  • Have a strong academic and/or professional background with demonstrated leadership ability
  • Be able to attend the core day(s) of one of the conferences
  • Are (1) a resident of North America and US Territories, (2) studying or working in North America, or (3) will be in North America at the time of the conference
  • Applicants must be 18 years of age or older
  • Applications must be completed by 5:00 p.m. ET the day of the deadline

Conferences

Claim process

Recipients will be notified by email no later than 2 weeks prior to the date of the conference with registration details.

For any questions about North America scholarships, please reach out to conferencescholarships@google.com.

Eligibility - Europe

Scholarships are available in Europe for women in technology. In order to apply for the Europe Google Conference & Travel Scholarship, you must fulfill the following eligibility requirements:

  • Have a strong academic and/or professional background with demonstrated leadership ability
  • Be able to attend the core day(s) of one of the conferences
  • Persons who are residents of Europe, Middle East or Africa
  • Applicants must be 18 years of age or older

Conferences

Conferences to be announced approximately three months prior to the conference date.

To apply

We are currently not accepting any applications, be sure to check back in early 2021.

Claim process

All applicants will be notified of the outcome of their application by email, approximately four weeks prior to the conference. If you are selected, you will receive additional information on how to register for the conference and how to receive your scholarship.

Eligibility - India

To be eligible for a scholarship to attend a conference in India, applicants must:

  • Be a student enrolled with a recognized university in India who is in need of conference travel funds.
  • Have a paper accepted at a top-tier top-tier computer science conference. We prefer to support conferences in research areas where Google has a strong interest. Please visit ai.google for a list of areas. The paper must be accepted for full publication and preferably full oral presentation. As an indicator, we have recently approved travel scholarships for CVPR, NeurIPS, ICML, CHI, AAAI, STOC, PLDI, COLT, KDD, ICCV, EMNLP, WWW, ACL, Interspeech and FSE.
  • Be the primary author of the accepted paper.
  • Have a paper accepted for oral presentation in the main conference program. Some conferences may have different presentation guidelines in which case the equivalent of a conventional full oral presentation must be considered. Workshop papers will not be approved for travel scholarships.

To apply

Please complete this application form.

Claim process

We review applications on a rolling basis, all year round, therefore you will get our reply within three weeks of applying. Please note that given the high volume of applications, we will not be sending decision emails to applicants who do not meet our review criteria. For example: If you have a workshop paper at a CS conference or a full paper at a non-CS conference, we will not be in a position to reply.

Once approved for a travel scholarship, the funds will be paid to the applicant’s university and the student may claim expenses using regular university procedures.

For any questions, please reach out to: research-programs-in@google.com

Eligibility - Africa

To be eligible for a scholarship to attend an international conference, applicants must:

  • Be a student enrolled with a recognized university in Africa who is in need of conference travel funds.
  • Studying computer science, computer engineering, or a technical field related to the conference subject.
  • Have a paper accepted for presentation (oral or poster) in the main conference program at a top-tier Computer Science conference. We prefer to support conferences in research areas where Google has a strong interest. Please visit research.google.com for a list of areas. The paper must be accepted for full publication and preferably full oral presentation. Workshop papers will not be approved for travel scholarships.
  • Be the sole or joint first author of the accepted paper.

To apply

Please submit this form by the deadline for the conference that you wish to attend.

Claim process

We review applications monthly, all year round, therefore you will get our reply four to six weeks from the date of the application. Once approved for a travel scholarship, the funds will be paid to the applicant’s university and the student may claim expenses using regular university procedures.

For any questions, please reach out to research-africa@google.com.

Eligibility - East Asia

To be eligible for a scholarship to attend an international research conference, applicants must:

  • Be a full-time student enrolled with a recognized university in East Asia who is in need of conference travel funds.
  • Have a paper accepted for presentation (oral or poster) in the main conference program at a top-tier Computer Science conference. We prefer to support conferences in research areas where Google has a strong interest. Please visit research.google.com for a list of areas. The paper must be accepted for full publication and preferably full oral presentation. Workshop papers will not be approved for travel scholarships.
  • Be the primary author of the accepted paper.

To apply

Please complete this application form.

Claim process

We review applications in the first week of every month, except public holidays. All applicants will be notified of the outcome of their application by email. If you are selected, you will receive additional information on how to receive your scholarship.

For any questions, please reach out to eastasia-ur@google.com.

Apply Now