Application & requirements

Deadline for application

1 December 2017

Requirements for application

To be eligible to apply, applicants must:

  • Be currently enrolled at a university in Europe for the 2017-2018 academic year;
  • Intend to be enrolled or accepted as a full-time student in a Bachelor's, Master's or PhD program at a university in Europe for the 2018-2019 academic year;
  • Be studying Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Informatics, or a closely related technical field;
  • Maintain a strong academic record;
  • Exemplify leadership and a passion for Computer Science and technology;
  • Have a disability (defined as a long-term or recurring issue that impacts one or more major activities that others may consider a daily function). This definition also includes the perception among others that a disability exists.

Application Process

Applicants will be asked to complete an online application through EmployAbility which includes:

  • General background information (i.e. contact information and details about your current and intended universities for the 2018-2019 school year);
  • Resume/CV;
  • Academic transcripts from your current and prior institutions (if you have earned a prior degree);
  • A reference letter from a professor, instructor, adviser or supervisor;
  • Responses to essay questions,

Recipients will be selected based on the overall strength of their essays and application materials compared to the entire applicant pool.