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Anita Borg Systers Pass-It-On Awards for Women in Technology 2018
The Systers Pass It On Awards honor Anita Borg’s desire to create a network of women technologists helping one another. The cash awards, funded by donations from the Systers Online Community and others, are intended as means for women established in technological fields to support women seeking their place in the fields of technology. The program is called “Pass-It-On” because it comes with the moral obligation to “pass on” the benefits gained from the award.
- Awards range from $500 to $1,000 USD.
- Any woman over 18 may apply
- She must be in or aspiring to be in computing fields
- Awards are open to women in all countries for up to $1000.00 USD
- Applications covering a variety of needs and projects are encouraged including:
- Small amount to help with studies, job transfers or other transitions in life.
- A broader project that benefits girls and women.
- Projects that seek to inspire more girls and women to go into the computing field.
- Assistance with educational fees and materials.
- Partial funding source for larger scholarship.
- Mentoring and other supportive groups for women in technology or computing.
All submissions MUST be in English.