GHC Scholarships and Complimentary Registrations

Applications for our 2020 Scholars Program and Women in Boot Camp Scholarships are now closed. To be notified when applications open for 2021, please fill out our Interest Forms:
GHC Scholar Program for Students and Faculty Interest Form
GHC Women in Boot Camp Scholarship Interest Form

We are thrilled to provide the following opportunities to increase access for women to attend Grace Hopper Celebration (GHC).

Click below to determine your eligibility!

Women of Color in Technology Complimentary Registration

Applications are open from January 15 to May 15, 2020.

To increase access to women of color who are underrepresented in the tech industry, AnitaB.org is offering complimentary registrations to attend GHC 20.

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Eligibility

  • Must identify as a woman from any of the following groups that are underrepresented in the tech industry: African American, Black, Native American, Alaska Native, Latina, Hispanic, Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander.
  • Must be able to pay for out-of-pocket expenses associated with attending the event (e.g.; travel to and from GHC, meals outside of GHC, hotel, etc.)
  • Must demonstrate a desire to work in tech.
  • Must at least be able to attend the Celebration from Wednesday to Friday.
  • Must identify as one of the following:
    • Faculty or staff in K-12 or higher education institution.
    • Student (if under 18, must be accompanied by a chaperone).
    • Government employee.
    • Individual working for a nonprofit.
    • Individual who is currently not employed.
    • Individual working for a startup company (for the purpose of this application, a startup is defined as a company that has been running for no more than five (5) years regardless of how many employees).
    • Individual working in for-profit.*
  • Must not be working for a for-profit or startup that has been running for more than five (5) years.

*If your company is a Sponsor or Partner organization, please connect with your manager for available opportunities to attend GHC.

GHC Scholars Program for Students and Faculty

The 2020 Student & Faculty Scholarship application period is now closed. We will notify applicants regarding decisions in early May.
To be notified when our 2021 Scholarships open, please fill out the Interest Form.

The GHC Scholars Program provides funds for women who are either undergraduate students, graduate students, or faculty to attend our Celebration. Women who get selected as scholars gain access to career and academic workshops, networking opportunities, and memories that will last a lifetime.

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Eligibility

Students:

  • Must be at least 18 years of age by September 29, 2020.
  • Must be a full-time student enrolled in an accredited degree program at a college, university, or high school at the time of applying.
  • Must be a full-time student enrolled in an accredited degree program at a college or university at the time of the Celebration (September 29 — October 2, 2020). 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.
  • Cannot have been an AnitaB.org-GHC Scholar in 2019.

Faculty:

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Cannot have been an AnitaB.org-GHC Scholar in 2019.

GHC Women in Boot Camp Scholarship

The 2020 Women in Boot Camp Scholarship application period is now closed. We will notify applicants regarding decisions in early May.
To be notified when our 2021 Scholarships open, please fill out the Interest Form.

To increase access for women from alternative tech programs such as boot camps and coding schools, AnitaB.org is providing a limited number of scholarships that cover the cost of attending GHC including: registration, accommodations, airfare, and a stipend to cover meals and incidentals.

More information on GHC Boot Camp Scholarship

Eligibility

  • Must be at least 18 years of age by September 29, 2020.
  • Must demonstrate a desire to work in tech.
  • Must be able to attend all days of the Celebration.
  • Must reside in the United States or United States territories.
  • Must identify as having at least one of the following:
    • A completed certificate from an alternative tech program (e.g., coding boot camp or other accelerated coding program).
    • Being currently enrolled in an alternative tech program.
  • Cannot accept more than one award to attend GHC.
  • Must not be a current college student or faculty member.
  • Must not have been an Untapped Pathway’s 2019 recipient.