Monday, September 10, 2012

Call for Applications: 2013 Google Rise Awards

The application for the 2013 Google Rise Awards is now open to organizations working with primary and secondary school students in Computer Science (CS) and STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) subjects.
The Google RISE (Roots in Science and Engineering) Awards are designed to promote and support education initiatives in computer science and STEM subjects, and once a year offer grants to organizations around the world that engage students in these respective fields.
In the 2012 Google Rise Awards, Kenyan Akirachix Training Programme was among 36 recipients of the coveted award.  
“This year the RISE awards are open to applicants from 243 countries (Here is the list of eligible countries ) on six continents,” said Niall Byrne, Google pre-university education outreach specialist.
The awards which offer grants that range from US$5,000 to US$25,000 will have the winners announced in January 2013.

Applications can be made via
Deadline: 30 September 2012  

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