AnitaB.org finds sponsors to award hundreds of student and faculty scholarships to attend the Grace Hopper Celebration. This once in a lifetime chance, allows academics to connect with other women in computing, hear stories from peers and experts in computing, and get quality career advice specific to their needs needs. The application process is very competitive.
GHC scholarships provide funds for undergraduate students, graduate students, and faculty to attend the three-day celebration. In 2017, over 650 Scholars attended GHC where they gained access to career and academic workshops, networking opportunities, and memories that will last a lifetime.
Application Deadline: March 7, 2018 at 5 p.m. PT.
You must be a full-time student enrolled in an accredited degree program at a college or university at the time of the celebration (September 2018). 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.
You cannot have been an AnitaB.org-GHC Scholarship recipient in 2017.
You must be at least 18 years of age by September 24, 2018.
You cannot accept more than one scholarship to attend GHC.
If you receive a scholarship and do not notify AnitaB.org that you cannot attend prior to the celebration, you will not be eligible in future years as this takes a scholarship away from another student that could have attended.
You must be teaching at an accredited college or university at the time of the conference. We do not award scholarships to High School teachers, as the conference does not provide programming for K-12.
You 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 you receive a scholarship and do not notify AnitaB.org that you cannot attend prior to the celebration, you will not be eligible in future years as this takes a scholarship away from another faculty that could have attended.
Undergraduate, graduate students, and post-doctoral fellows from around the world are encouraged to apply. The GHC Scholarship Grants for students typically cover all expenses for attending the conference, including conference registration, meals, lodging, and fixed amount of travel reimbursement funds. GHC Scholarship grants for students are made possible by industry sponsors, AnitaB.org, and individual donations.
Faculty , at all levels, are encouraged to apply.
Student and Faculty Scholarships include:
Individual Registration for the three day celebration
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 will cover transportation costs to and from the airport, baggage fees, meals, and other travel incidentals)
We will provide the stipend when you pick up your badge at GHC. Scholars pay upfront for travel day meals and taxis/shuttles to the GHC venue.
The GHC Scholarship for faculty covers conference registration, hotel accommodations, and a stipend for meals and travel. Faculty scholarships are made possible by AnitaB.org and industry sponsors.