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WWW2008 Student Information - Travel Scholarship for Female Students

Google is partnering with WWW 2008 to offer partial travel support to encourage more female students to attend and participate in the WWW2008 conference. Applications are accepted from students attending recognized degree-granting institutions around the world. Google encourages more diverse and representative participation in the technology industry.

Awards List

The following students are awarded the Google Travel Scholarship:

  1. Abbassi Zeinab, University of British Columbia, Canada
  2. Barbara Poblete, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Spain
  3. Jiao Tao, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, USA
  4. Michelle Hong, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, China
  5. Ying Li, University Eindhoven, The Netherlands
  6. Yue Lu, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA


To be eligible for a student travel award, you must:

Funding Amount

** EXTENDED: Application deadline: April 16, 2008 (11:59pm EST)

Awards will be announced on a merit basis, and announced by April 18th, 2008.

Application Process

Send the following documents in electronic format to by the application deadline:

Essay (can be included in the body of the email):

We suggest 200 - 600 words maximum per essay.

Claim Process

No pre-payment of expenses is provided. If you are a successful applicant, you will receive payment in person at WWW2008 by presenting to the student travel award program coordinator:

Email contact: info at

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