Other Scholarships and Awards

Scholarships
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DOE Computational Science Graduate FellowshipJanuary 9A student is eligible to apply for the DOE CSGF program as an undergraduate senior or first year graduate student studying applied mathematics, astrophysics, chemical engineering, chemistry, computer science, environmental science, life sciences, machine learning, materials science, mechanical engineering or physics.The DOE CSGF fellowship provides recipient with a $36,000 a year stipend, payment of tuition and fees, $5,000 academic allowance their first year and $1,000 for each renewed year, a twelve-week practicum experience at a DOE national laboratory, a rigorous program of study and an annual program review to meet with other fellows, alumni and members of the computational science community. The fellowship provides up to four years of total support, depending on renewal.https://bit.ly/2rM9RxO
Geri Wolff Scholarship For Women in Computer Science or Design DegreesJanuary 16The Digital Signage Federation established the Geri Wolff Scholarship Fund which awards a scholarship for a young woman who is committed to majoring in computer sciences as a way in which to interest them in choosing a career in the digital signage industry. Applicants must be a sophomore, junior or senior in college and demonstrate a commitment to a career in the field of computer sciences and specifically digital signage. A minimum 3.0 GPA is required as well. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.https://bit.ly/2Ewxpy7
Bary Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education FoundationBary Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education FoundationJanuary 26Sophomore or Junior in an accredited university pursuing a degree in natural sciences, mathematics or engineeringThe Goldwater Scholarship Program, one of the oldest and most prestigious national scholarships in the natural sciences, engineering and mathematics in the United States, seeks to identify and support college sophomores and juniors who show exceptional promise of becoming this Nation’s next generation of research leaders in these fields.http://bit.ly/2biU6H3
Scholarships for Women Studying Information Security (SWSIS)CRAFebruary 15SWSIS is a partnership of Applied Computer Security Associates (ACSA) and CRA-W. Its long-term goal is to contribute to increasing the representation of women in the information security workforce. ACSA founded the SWSIS scholarship program in 2011 and joined forces with CRA-W in 2014 to lead the selection process. As of 2018, SWSIS scholarships have been awarded to over 75 women studying information security.https://bit.ly/2GxkeQe
Awards
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SIGPLAN Distinguished Service AwardSIGPLANJanuary 5Service to the Programming Languages CommunityGiven by ACM SIGPLAN to recognize the value and degree of services to the Programming Languages Community. The award recognizes contributions to ACM SIGPLAN, its conferences, publications, or its local activities. The award includes a prize of $2,500. Current members of the ACM SIGPLAN Executive Committee are not eligible for this award.https://bit.ly/2SWthvi
SIGPLAN Programming Languages Achievement AwardSIGPLANJanuary 5An individual or individuals who has made a significant and lasting contribution to the field of programming languages.Given by ACM SIGPLAN to recognize an individual or individuals who has made a significant and lasting contribution to the field of programming languages. The contribution can be a single event or a life-time of achievement. The award includes a prize of $5,000. The award is presented at SIGPLAN’s PLDI conference the following June.https://bit.ly/2QDHyAq
SIGPLAN Programming Languages Software AwardSIGPLANJanuary 5Recognizes the development a software system that has had a significant impact on programming language research, implementations, and tools.Given by ACM SIGPLAN to an institution or individual(s) to recognize the development a software system that has had a significant impact on programming language research, implementations, and tools. The impact may be reflected in the wide-spread adoption of the system or its underlying concepts by the wider programming language community either in research projects, in the open-source community, or commercially.https://bit.ly/2Cp0cn3
SIGPLAN Robin Milner Young Researcher awardSIGPLANJanuary 5Eary career (20 yr career); contributions to Programming LangThe Robin Milner Young Researcher Award is given by ACM SIGPLAN to recognize outstanding contributions by young investigators in the area of programming languages. Individuals are eligible if their computer-related professional career (graduate school or full-time employment, whichever began first) started no earlier than 20 years prior to the nominations deadline. The award includes a prize of $2,500.https://bit.ly/2BuLCbH
ACM Allen Newell AwardACM/AAAIJanuary 15For career contributions that have breadth within computer science, or that bridge computer science and other disciplinesThe ACM – AAAI Allen Newell award recognizes career contributions that have breadth within computer science – that is, contributions across multiple distinct sub-disciplines – or that bridge computer science and other disciplines. Key factors in evaluating nominations thus include both the quality of the contributions and their breadth across computer science – with contributions to artificial intelligence being of particular note – plus the significance of the bridges created to other disciplines. The award is presented each June at the ACM Awards Banquet and is accompanied by a prize of $10,000 plus travel expenses to the banquet. Financial support for the award is provided by ACM, AAAI, and individual contributors.http://bit.ly/2kk8WUz
ACM Athena Lecturer Award ACMJanuary 15Senior women; research contributionsThis award celebrates women researchers who have made fundamental contributions to Computer Science. Each year ACM honors a preeminent woman computer scientist as the Athena Lecturer. The Athena Lecturer gives a one-hour invited talk at a major ACM conference of her choice. A video of the talk is made available on the ACM website. The award carries a cash prize of $25,000 and includes travel expenses to the conference. http://bit.ly/2hUipOq
ACM Charles P. “Chuck” Thacker Breakthrough In Computing AwardACMJanuary 15The award is open to contributors at all stages of their careers. The recipient of the award should be someone who has made a surprising or disruptive leapfrog in computing ideas or technologies that provides a new capability or understanding that influences the course of computing technologies in a deep and significant manner per its numerous downstream influences and outcomes.Presented biennially to an individual who reflects Thacker's pioneering contributions in making a surprising or disruptive leapfrog in computing ideas or technologies, and his inspiration of generations of young computer scientists. The award is presented at the June ACM Awards Banquet and is accompanied by a prize of $100,000 plus travel expenses to the banquet and to the ACM Breakthrough Award Lecture. Financial support is provided by Microsoft.https://bit.ly/2K5tBER
ACM Distinguished ServiceACMJanuary 15Senior; value and degree of services to the computing community - not just acmThe ACM Distinguished Service Award recognizes outstanding service contributions to the computing community as a whole. Individuals, or in special cases a small group, are selected on the basis of the value and degree of their service overall, including activities on behalf of the Association, other computer organizations, and/or other entities. The award is presented each June at the ACM Awards Banquet and includes travel expenses to the banquet.http://bit.ly/2yDMZSq
ACM Eugene Lawler for Humanitarian ContributionsACMJanuary 15Examples: application of computer technology to aid the disabled; using computers in inner city schools; creative research concerning intellectual property issues; expansion of educational opportunities for women and underrepresented minorities; application of computers to problems of developing countries.This award is to recognize an individual or a group who have made a significant contribution through the use of computing technology. It will be given once every two years, assuming that there are worthy recipients. The award amount is $5,000 plus travel expenses to the Awards banquet.https://awards.acm.org/lawler
ACM Grace Murray Hopper AwardACMJanuary 15Under 35yo at time of contribution; outstanding young computer professional of the year, selected on the basis of a single recent major technical or service contributionAwarded to the outstanding young computer professional of the year, selected on the basis of a single recent major technical or service contribution. This award is accompanied by a prize of $35,000. The candidate must have been 35 years of age or less at the time the qualifying contribution was made. Financial support of the Grace Murray Hopper Award is provided by Microsoft.http://bit.ly/2xbhQcZ
ACM Karl Karlstrom Outstanding EducatorACMJanuary 15Outstanding educator who is: appointed to a recognized educational baccalaureate institution; recognized for advancing new teaching methodologies, or effecting new curriculum development or expansion in Computer Science and Engineering; or making a significant contribution to the educational mission of the ACMhttp://bit.ly/2xKAmYV
ACM Outstanding Contribution to ACMACMJanuary 15Up to three individuals per year, for entirely different activities, and they are selected based on the value and degree of service to ACMEligible nominees are full-time faculty members at North American academic institutions. Faculty members include tenured and tenure-track faculty, instructors, and professors of the practice. Current members of CRA-E are not eligible to be nominated or to serve as the nominator. A nominee must be nominated by a faculty member or a researcher in the computing field.http://bit.ly/2xyZ0c3
ACM Paris Kanellakis Theory and Practice AwardACMJanuary 15Honors specific theoretical accomplishments that have had a significant and demonstrable effect on the practice of computingThe Paris Kanellakis Theory and Practice Award honors specific theoretical accomplishments that have had a significant and demonstrable effect on the practice of computing. ThIs award is accompanied by a prize of $10,000 and is endowed by contributions from the Kanellakis family, with additional financial support provided by ACM's Special Interest Groups on Algorithms and Computational Theory (SIGACT), Design Automaton (SIGDA), Management of Data (SIGMOD), and Programming Languages (SIGPLAN), the ACM SIG Projects Fund, and individual contributions.http://bit.ly/2khaZZv
ACM Policy AwardACMJanuary 15An individual or small groupFor positive impact on the formation or execution of public policy affecting computing or the computing community.http://bit.ly/2yjU6DF
ACM Prize in ComputingACMJanuary 15Recognizes an early to mid-career fundamental, innovative contribution in computing that, through its depth, impact and broad implications, exemplifies the greatest achievements in the discipline. The award is given for achievements during the early years of an individual's career, although enough time must have passed to clearly establish evidence of impact (i.e., candidates are typically within 8-16 years of the terminal degree, with consideration made for interrupted or second careers).http://bit.ly/2v4bNV9
ACM Software System AwardACMJanuary 15For developing a software system that has had a lasting influenceAwarded to an institution or individual(s) recognized for developing a software system that has had a lasting influence, reflected in contributions to concepts, in commercial acceptance, or both. The Software System Award carries a prize of $35,000. Financial support for the Software System Award is provided by IBM.http://bit.ly/2kfvPIt
ACM Turing AwardACMJanuary 15Very Senior; for contributions of a technical nature made to the computing community. The contributions should be of lasting and major technical importanceThe A. M. Turing Award is ACM's oldest and most prestigious award. It is presented annually to an individual who has made lasting contributions of a technical nature to the computing community. The award is presented each June at the ACM Awards Banquet and is accompanied by a prize of $1,000,000 plus travel expenses to the banquet. Financial support for the award is provided by Google Inc.http://bit.ly/1BUDcrF
IEEE Internet AwardIEEEJanuary 15For exceptional contributions to the advancement of Internet technology for network architecture, mobility, and/or end-use applicationsThe IEEE Internet Award was established by the IEEE Board of Directors in June of 1999. Recipient selection is administered through the Technical Field Awards Council of the IEEE Awards Board.https://bit.ly/1Pl1stn
Computer Graphics Achievement Award, Significant New Researcher Award, Steven Anson Coons Award, Outstanding Service AwardSIGGRAPHJanuary 31Multiple AwardsMultiple Awardshttps://bit.ly/2erBRRN
SIGGRAPH Computer Graphics Achievement AwardSIGGRAPHJanuary 31Individual for an outstanding achievement in computer graphics and interactive techniques. The Computer Graphics Achievement award is given each year to recognize an individual for an outstanding achievement in computer graphics and interactive techniques. The award includes a $2,000 cash prize.https://bit.ly/2EFi2o6
SIGGRAPH Significant New Researcher AwardSIGGRAPHJanuary 31Researcher who has made a recent, significant contribution to the field of computer graphics and is new to the field. The Significant New Researcher Award is awarded annually to a researcher who has made a recent, significant contribution to the field of computer graphics and is new to the field. The intent is to recognize people who have already made a notable contribution very early in their careers and are likely to make more. The award includes a $1,000 cash prize.https://bit.ly/2A67aLQ
SIGGRAPH Steven Anson Coons AwardSIGGRAPHJanuary 31Individual who has made a lifetime contribution to computer graphics and interactive techniques. The Steven A. Coons award is presented in odd-numbered years to honor an individual who has made a lifetime contribution to computer graphics and interactive techniques. The award includes a $6,000 cash prize and a specially commissioned statue.https://bit.ly/2EANHGz