Google Announces EMEA Travel Grants for the Grace Hopper Conference 2013, for Women in Tech

googleGoogle is delighted to announce EMEA travel grants for the Grace Hopper Conference 2013, to be held in Minneapolis, Minnesota on October 2-5, 2013.

“We are offering the winners free registration for the conference, hotel accommodation and flights. You can find the eligibility criteria below.”

How to apply

Applicants must complete and submit this form by August 22nd. Please include a resume.

Grace Hopper Travel Grant – Terms & Conditions:

1. Eligibility criteria: Applicants must be either female university students or industry professionals.

1.1 University Students: A female student enrolled in a bachelors, masters or PhD program (or equivalent) for the 2013-2014 academic year or a current student who is graduating in 2013 or later. Applicants must be enrolled at a university in Europe, the Middle East or Africa. Citizens, permanent residents, and international students are eligible to apply. Student applicants must be studying computer science, computer engineering, informatics, or a closely related technical field.

1.2 Industry professionals: A female professional software engineer working in the industry. Must be citizen or permanent resident of a country in the Europe, Middle East or Africa.

1.3 Persons who are (1) residents of embargoed countries, (2) ordinarily resident in embargoed countries, or (3) otherwise prohibited by applicable export controls and sanctions programs may not apply for this travel grant.

1.4 Applicants must be available to travel to the conference between October 2 – 5, 2013.

1.5 Current Google employees or current Google interns are not eligible to apply.

1.6 Applicants must be 18 years of age or older as of August 8, 2013.

2. Travel and visa arrangements: 2.1 Applicants will be responsible for securing and paying for any applicable visas required in order for them to attend the conference.

2.2 The Grace Hopper Travel Grant will cover the registration fee for the Grace Hopper Conference, travel to and from the conference and hotel accommodation.

Winners will be announced on the week of September 4th.


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