Anita Borg Systers Pass-It-On (PIO) Awards 2018 for Women Technologists Worldwide ($1000.00 USD)

Application Deadline: Wednesday, March 28, 2018 (11:59 PM UTC-7).

The Anita Borg Systers Pass It On Awards honors Anita Borg’s desire to create a network of women technologists helping each other. The cash award helps fund women in computing or projects that inspire and support girls and women to enter computing. We encourage recipients to “pass on” the benefits they gain from the award, creating a movement of women helping women.

These awards are funded by generous donations from Systers, our online community founded by Anita Borg in 1987, and other members of the community.

Applications are encouraged for covering a variety of needs and projects including:

  • Assistance with 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
  • Partial funding source for technical conferences
  • Mentoring and other supportive groups for women in technology or computing

Pass-it-on Award applications are open to any woman over 18 years old in or aspiring to be in the fields of computing. Awards are open to women in all countries for up to $1000.00 USD. Applications covering a wide variety of needs and projects are encouraged, such as:

  • 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.

Timeline:

  • Applications close Wednesday, March 28, 2018 (11:59 PM UTC-7).
  • Reference letters due Wednesday, March 28, 2018 (11:59 PM UTC-7).
  • View >> Spring 2016 Pass-it-on Award Winners
  • Email questions to passiton at anitab dot org.

Note: You will be required to have an address on file before submitting.

For More Information:

Visit the Official Webpage of the Anita Borg Systers Pass-It-On (PIO) Awards 2018 

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