Get Involved With CRA-WP Opportunities
Deadline February 1: Scholarships for Women Studying Information Security (SWSIS):
The SWSIS program provides scholarships of up to $10,000 for women in the formative stages of their Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in fields relating to information security.
SWSIS is a partnership of Applied Computer Security Associates (ACSA) and CRA-WP. 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-WP in 2014 to lead the selection process. As of fall 2019, SWSIS scholarships have been awarded to over 90 women studying information security.
Apply now at www.swsis.org.
Deadline February 15: Distributed Experiences for Undergraduates
Are you a student interested in exploring research in computer science or faculty interested in being a research mentor?
Check out the CRA-WP Distributed Research Experiences for Undergraduates (DREU) program.
The DREU program matches students with faculty mentors for summer research experiences at the faculty mentor’s home institution. DREU interns are directly involved in a research project with graduate students and professors, and faculty mentors work with new students from other institutions. Applications are currently open for both students and mentors; apply by February 15, 2021.
- Click herefor the Summer 2021 Application
Learn about first hand experiences with the DREU program in this new video.
Nominations Due March 31: CRA-WP Skip Ellis Early Career Award
Nominations for the Skip Ellis Early Career Award are now open!
CRA-WP is excited to launch the second cycle of its newest award, the Skip Ellis Early Career Award. The award recognizes outstanding scientists and engineers in computing who identify as a member of a group underrepresented in computing (African-American, Latinx, Native American/First Peoples, and/or people with disabilities).
Detailed information about the award and nomination submission can be found on the Skip Ellis Early Career Award webpage.
Nominations Due March 31: CRA-WP Anita Borg Early Career Award (BECA)
Nominations for the Anita Borg Early Career Award (BECA) are now open!
The award honors the late Anita Borg, who was an early member of CRA-WP and is inspired by her commitment to increasing the participation of women in computing research.
Detailed information about the award and nomination submission can be found on the Anita Borg Early Career Award (BECA) website.