Applications Open for Anita Borg Systers Pass It On Awards Program!

Deadline: 28 March 2018

Applications are open for Anita Borg Systers Pass It On Awards Program to honor Anita Borg’s desire to create a network of women technologists helping each other.

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.

Award Information

Awards range from $500 to $1,000 USD.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Any woman over 18 may apply, though she must be in or aspiring to be in computing fields.
  • Awards are open to women in all countries.
  • 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.

How to Apply

Applicants must submit applications online via given website.

For more information, please visit Pass It On Awards Program.

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