2014 Google Europe Scholarship for Students with Disabilities

Access to knowledge is Google’s passion. When it comes to higher education for promising scholars, Google doesn’t want anything to stand in the way. That’s why Google, in partnership with EmployAbility, is proud to present the Google Europe Scholarship for Students with Disabilities. Google is committed to helping the innovators of the future make the most of their talents by providing scholarships for Computer Science students with disabilities.


Applicants must;

  • Have a disability*
  • Be currently enrolled at a university in Europe or Israel for the 2013/2014 academic year.
  • Intend to be enrolled or accepted as a full time student in a Bachelor’s, Master’s or PhD programme (or equivalent) at a university in Europe or Israel for the 2014/2015 academic year.
  • Be a student enrolled in a Bachelors, Masters or PhD programme (or equivalent) in 2014/2015 at a European or Israeli University, studying Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Informatics, or a closely related technical field.

* This includes dyslexia, dyspraxia, dyscalculia, and dysgraphia. It also includes long term health conditions such as diabetes, asthma, or rehabilitation from a major illness such as cancer. Individuals with visual impairments, hearing impairments, mobility impairments, AST/Aspergers, and mental health conditions are also eligible.

Award: each recipient will receive a €7,000 scholarship for the 2014-2015 academic year.

Criteria:  Scholarships will be awarded based on the strength of the applicant’s academic background, leadership skills and demonstrated passion for Computer Science.

Deadline: Monday 17th February 2014

For further details and to apply, click here

Grainger and Worrall Graduate Recruitment Day 2014

Grainger and Worrall Ltd is specialist manufacturing engineering company based in Bridgnorth, Shropshire.

On Wednesday 26th February 2014 we are holding our annual open event for graduates and undergraduates who are looking to begin their careers in an exciting, expanding company. The day will be of interest to exiting students and students looking for sandwich year placements or summer internships. During the half day on site we will give you the opportunity to meet with senior engineers, existing graduate engineers and current apprentices. You will be able to ask questions, view presentations and have a tour of the manufacturing site. The day will begin at 10 am and close at 1pm. A buffet lunch will be provided towards the end of the session.

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Ecole Normale Superieure Paris

The International Selection at the ENS

  • Awards two-year grants or three-year grants (in mathematics and computing science) to complete a master degree
  • Is intended for outstanding international students selected on examination of application and tests

The first step is online application between 7 January and 7 March 2014 (http://www.ens.fr/spip.php?article433)

Students must provide proof of nationality other than French, must be under 26 years of age on September 1, 2014 (born after September 1, 1987), enrolled in a foreign university (or a French one if it is less than one academic year), in the last year of a university degree course (valid before September 1, 2013) or in the first year of a master course

  • A wide range of interdisciplinary courses in an international atmosphere
  • With guidance from an individual tutor and mentoring from an senior student
  • In the center of Paris
  • Access to a number of seminars and libraries
  • A room on the campus
  • To complete one of the master’s courses available at the ENS, as well as the ENS diploma
  • A further three-year grant may be awarded to finance a thesis

V&A/RCA History of Design MA Programme: New and ongoing scholarships and awards 2014-15

New Robert H. Smith Renaissance Sculpture in Context Prize for students applying to the Renaissance and Early Modern specialism

We are very pleased to announce this new award available for students from the UK or EU applying to the Renaissance and Early Modern specialism of the V&A/RCA History of Design MA Programme. The Robert H. Smith Renaissance Sculpture in Context Prize is offered to a student who intends to undertake research in any aspect of Renaissance sculpture and its broad cultural and social context. The award offers a contribution towards the fees of 3,000 GBP a year for the two years of the MA.

Further details on the Programme, entry requirements, College fees and funding can be found at www.rca.ac.uk/admissions. For more information please contact the programme administrator: hod@rca.ac.uk.