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Additional Tapia Conference Scholarship Opportunities


Microsoft, Inc. and Google are now offering scholarships to support students to attend the ACM Richard Tapia Celebration of Diversity in Computing Conference. Encourage your students to apply to these scholarship opportunities.

MicrosoftMicrosoft Diversity Conference Scholarship

Microsoft awards tuition scholarships and conference scholarships each year to encourage students to pursue studies in Computer Science and related STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) disciplines. Recipients will be awarded in recognition of their demonstrated passion for technology, academic excellence, and leadership while working to push the software industry forward.

  • Applicants must be enrolled full time in a Bachelors, Masters, or PhD program at a four-year college or university in the United States, Canada, or Mexico at the time the application is submitted
  • The scholarship is open to students pursuing Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or a related STEM field
  • Recipients receive paid registration to the Richard Tapia Celebration of Diversity In Computing (September 20-23, 2017 in Atlanta GA)
  • Travel, hotel, and meal stipend in the amount of $1,200 USD
  • These funds are not transferable to other individuals

Applications are due May 5, 2017

Encourage your students to APPLY TODAY!

Google Travel and Conference Grants

To help break down the barriers that prevent underrepresented groups in
computer science from attending leading tech conferences, Google offers Travel and Conference Grants for selected conferences in Computer Science and related fields including, most recently the ACM Richard Tapia Celebration of Diversity in Computing Conference.

Grants are available in North America for all traditionally underrepresented groups in technology (including, but not limited to, African Americans, Hispanics, Native Americans, persons with disabilities, women and veterans) and in Europe for women in technology.

To be eligible for a grant to attend a conference in North America, applicants must:
• Be a resident of North America
• Be 18 years of age or older
• Work or study in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Information Technology, or a technical field related to the conference subject
• Have a strong academic and/or professional background with demonstrated leadership ability
• Be able to attend the core days of the conference to which they are applying
Application deadline: June 28, 2017

Encourage your students to APPLY TODAY!