Google Announces HITB2011AMS Conference Grant for Women Hackers

As part of Google’s ongoing commitment to encouraging women to excel in computing and technology, Google is pleased to announce the HITB2011 Conference Grant. This grant is set up to enable more female computer scientists to attend and participate in HITB2011AMS. The grant includes a pass to the conference on 19th and 20th of May (accommodation not included) & travel expenses up to EUR500! We encourage all female hackers and computer scientists to apply.

To be eligible for a conference grant, candidates must:

• Be a female working in or studying Computer Science
• Maintain a strong academic background with demonstrated leadership ability
• Be able to attend the 2 full days of the main conference

How To Apply

To apply, send an e-mail before 20th April 2011 to europe-events@google.com with the subject “HITB 2011 Conference Grant” and the following details:

1.) Your full name and email address
2.) Current address, contact phone number and copy of photo ID
3.) Your CV
4.) A 1-page statement (no more than 600 words) about why you wish to attend HITB2011AMS and why attending is important to your research and/or future career

Winners and claim process

The winners will be notified via e-mail by April 27 2011. If you are a successful applicant, you will be sent your free ticket and a payment form to expense your travel costs to be completed and submitted after the event.

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