– Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics and Computer Science
Google RISE – Roots in Science and Engineering – Awards are designed to promote and support Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics (STEM) and Computer Science (CS) education initiatives. The internet search giant grant awards to organizations working with K-12 (primary & secondary schools) and university students to provide enrichment programs in these fields.
Google believes that technology will continue to play an important role in shaping our future, and the youth of today will help innovate and drive these technologies for years to come.
We hope that all students will one day have the chance to reach their potential and achieve great things in science. To that end, we aspire to help students take one step closer to achieving their potential by offering organizational growth and development opportunities through the Google RISE Awards.
Google Rise Awards Amounts
Award amounts range from $5,000 – $25,000 USD.
Deadline for Google Rise Awards applications
Sunday, September 30th, 2012.
Google Rise Awards 2013Fields of Interest
Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM), as well as Computer Science (CS)
Who is Eligible for Google Rise Awards?
Organizations from around the globe who are working to promote and support Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM), as well as Computer Science (CS) education initiatives at the K-12 / Pre-University and University (US only) levels with an emphasis on increasing engagement of socioeconomically disadvantaged students, girls, and under-represented minorities are eligible for consideration.
Ideal K-12 / Pre-University & university STEM programs or projects should:
Inspire excitement in STEM and CS
Improve, advance and enrich students’ understanding of STEM and/or CS education
Include hands-on learning activities in STEM and/or CS education
Google RISE Awards are specifically geared towards STEM and CS educational and outreach programs around the world
Applications are encouraged from organizations and educational institutions regardless of the socio-economic status, race, or gender of the students they serve
Please note that the RISE team is not able to provide one on one consultations during the review process (both prior to applying and after applications have been submitted) to ensure no bias is given to specific organizations
The following are countries eligible for Google Rise Awards:
Antigua and Barbuda
Bonaire, Saba & Saint Eustatius
Bosnia and Herzegovina
British Indian Ocean Territory
British Virgin Islands
Central African Republic
Cocos [Keeling] Island
Congo, Democratic Republic of
Congo, Republic of
Falkland Islands [Islas Malvinas]
French Southern Territories
Heard Island and McDonald Islands
Isle of Man
Macedonia, Republic of
Northern Mariana Islands
Papua New Guinea
Saint Kitts and Nevis
Saint Pierre and Miquelon
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
São Tomé and Príncipe
South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands
Svalbard and Jan Mayen
Trinidad and Tobago
Turks and Caicos Islands
U.S. Minor Outlying Islands
U.S. Virgin Islands
United Arab Emirates
Wallis and Futuna
If you have additional questions about whether or not your organization meets these eligibility requirements, please contact: email@example.com
How to Apply for Google Rise Awards
All applicants are required to fill out a general application form and submit a detailed proposal including organization and program information as well as a detailed program budget. This application process is subject to change.
The application portal for 2013 RISE funding will be open August 1st through September 30th, 2012. RISE Award recipients will be announced by 2012 year end.
To get started with your application, please fill out the Google Rise Awards application form.
NB: Be sure to read through the guidelines on the Google RISE Award pages before applying.
2013 Rise Awards Now Open For Application - Google