Google scholarship for University of York student

York Press: Google scholarship for University of York student Google scholarship for University of York student

AN ELECTRONICS student from the University of York has been selected for an international Google scholarship.

Viviam Reyes, a third year undergraduate in the Department of Electronics, will travel to Zurich, Switzerland in early July to attend a three-day retreat at the headquarters of Google and meet fellow selected scholars selected for the prestigious scheme.

Ms Reyes is the recipient of a 2014 Google Anita Borg Memorial scholarship for the next academic year.

Launched in 2004, It honours the work of Dr Anita Borg and supports women in technology.

Scholars each receive €7,000 for the year and are awarded on the strength of their academic background, passion for increasing the involvement of women in computer science, and demonstrated leadership.

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