Call for Applications, 2017 Facebook Grace Hopper Women in Computing Scholarship!


Deadline:  15 June 2017 at 11:59 pm PST.
Open to: women excelling in Computer Science
Venue: 4– 6 October 2017 in Orlando, USA

Description

Facebook is committed to advancing women in technology, and we are very excited to announce the 2017 Facebook Grace Hopper Women in Computing Scholarship! This fall we’ll join thousands of remarkable women in technology in Orlando from October 4-6, 2017 for our tenth year at the Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing.

This unique scholarship program gives 50 women excelling in Computer Science the opportunity not only to attend the Celebration, but to spend valuable days before the conference with Facebook engineers learning, collaborating, and preparing for the conference. We look forward to celebrating with you in Orlando!

 

Eligibility

The scholarship is open to all women excelling in Computer Science globally.

Costs

  • Paid registration for the Grace Hopper Celebration
  • Paid travel and lodging, including a pre-Grace Hopper Celebration program in Orlando that includes tech talks, mentoring sessions and networking events from October 1-7, 2017
  • An invitation to a private reception with Facebook's Engineering Team during the Grace Hopper Celebration
  • Additional meal stipend
  • The scholarship is open to all women excelling in Computer Science globally.
  • You have to currently be enrolled at an educational institution in order to qualify for the scholarship (high school through post-doc students are eligible).
  • For international applicants: If you are selected, you would be responsible for your own travel visa. Facebook would cover travel expenses.

Application

Important Dates:

  • Wednesday, June 15th, 11:59pm PST - Applications for the Facebook Grace Hopper Celebration Scholarship must be submitted in full.
  • Friday, July 15th - Award recipients will be notified by email of their acceptance by midnight PST.
  • Sunday, October 1st - Saturday October 7th - Dates scholarship recipients must be available.

In order to apply, register HERE.

Questions? Send to: gracehopper@fb.com.

The official web-page.