AnitaB.org Scholarships to Attend Grace Hopper Celebration 2019 in USA
  • October 2 - 4, 2019
  • Partial Scholarship

Grace Hopper Celebration is the world’s largest gathering of women technologists. It is produced by AnitaB.org and presented in partnership with ACM. AnitaB.org Grace Hopper Celebration Scholarships provide funds for undergraduate students, graduate students, and faculty to attend their three-day Celebration. GHC Scholarships cover registration, travel, hotel, and meal expenses. Scholars who attend GHC gain access to career and academic workshops, networking opportunities, and memories that will last a lifetime. Every year, students across the globe attend GHC to jumpstart and further their careers. With sessions, workshops, and other opportunities for both graduate and undergraduate students, GHC will help you gain knowledge, make new connections, and create a successful future.

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As GHC continues to expand, they have developed programming just for academics so that they too can enjoy the opportunities alongside their students. GHC special sessions for academics aim to bring them the most up-to-date content on topics such as: navigating a career in academia, teaching strategies to deal with enrollment booms, and creating diverse and inclusive learning environments, to name a few. Both students, Academic staff and faculty can apply for a GHC Scholarship and attend the three-day celebration.
AnitaB.org envision a future where the people who imagine and build technology mirror the people and societies for whom they build it. AnitaB.org connect, inspire, and guide women in computing, and organizations that view technology innovation as a strategic imperative. AnitaB.org’s social enterprise supports women in technical fields, as well as the organizations that employ them and the academic institutions training the next generation. A full roster of programs help women grow, learn, and develop their highest potential. Their senior executives of AnitaB.org understands the needs of women, and have worked at the highest levels in leading technology organizations. Community of AnitaB.org extends around the world, driven by the belief that they can accomplish more together.

Benefits

Student and Faculty Scholarships include:

  • Individual Registration for the three-day Celebration.
  • Scholars who attend GHC gain access to career and academic workshops, networking opportunities, and memories that will last a lifetime.
  • Hotel accommodations (arranged by AnitaB.org). Student Scholars will be assigned a roommate. Faculty Scholars will be assigned their own room.
  • Airfare booked and paid for by AnitaB.org Travel Consultant.
  • Travel stipend (if used wisely, stipend is expected to cover transportation costs to and from the airport, baggage fees, meals, and other travel incidentals).
  • AnitaB.org will provide the stipend when applicants pick up their badges at GHC. Scholars pay upfront for travel day meals and taxis/shuttles to the GHC venue.

Eligibilities

Student Eligibility

  • Applicants must be a full-time student enrolled in an accredited degree program at a college, university, or high school at the time of applying.
  • Applicants must be a full-time student enrolled in an accredited degree program at a college or university at the time of the Celebration (October 2019). Those graduating prior to the Celebration are not eligible unless accepted to another related degree program (such as a M.S. or Ph.D. program).
  • Show satisfactory progress toward a degree such as, but not limited to, computer science, computer engineering, or a related technical discipline such as electrical engineering, human-computer interaction, math, physics, or management information systems.
  • Be able to demonstrate an interest in computing.
  • Applicants cannot have been an AnitaB.org-GHC Scholarship recipient in 2018.
  • Applicants must be at least 18 years of age by October 2, 2019.
  • Applicants cannot accept more than one scholarship to attend GHC.
  • If applicants receive a scholarship and do not notify AnitaB.org that they cannot attend prior to the Celebration, they will not be eligible in future years as this takes a scholarship away from another student that could have attended.

Faculty Eligibility

  • Applicants must be teaching at an accredited college or university at the time of the conference. org does not award scholarships to High School teachers, as the conference does not provide programming for K-12.
  • Applicants must teach in a degree program such as, but not limited to, computer science, computer engineering, or a related technical discipline such as electrical engineering, human-computer interaction, math, physics, or management information systems.
  • If applicants receive a scholarship and do not notify AnitaB.org that they cannot attend prior to the Celebration, they will not be eligible in future years as this takes a scholarship away from another faculty that could have attended.
Eligible Regions: Open for All

Application Process

  • Apply online through the Apply Now link.
  • Scholarship applications are open until March 6, 2019 at 5 p.m. PT.

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Application Deadline: March 6, 2019 (10 Days Remaining)

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