Grace Hopper Celebration for Women in Computing
- Official GHC Scholarships
- Additional scholarships can be found here. (Keep an eye out for updates on this link)
Anita Borg Institute for Women in Technology (ABI)
- The ABI organizes the Grace Hopper Celebration for Women in Computing and offers a yearly scholarship to attend GHC. Students may apply for the scholarship any number of times.
- The Student of Vision Award is presented at GHC. Application deadlines are typically over the Winter break.
- The ABI also manages the Google Anita Borg Memorial Scholarship.
- The ABI recently added two student position to its board of trustees. Nominations occur yearly in the summer.
Committee on the status of women in computing research (CRA-W)
- CRA-W sponsors the Grad Cohort Workshop for early-career graduate students and discipline-specific mentoring workshops for later-career graduate students.
Graduate Women in STEM (GWIS)
- UMass Amherst now has a chapter of the national GWIS organization. GWIS offers peer mentoring, professional development, outreach, and social activities for persons across stem. GWIS is open to all graduate students.
National Center for Women in Information Technology (NCWIT)
- NCWIT facilitates numerous webinars on outreach, mentoring, and more!
- NCWIT administers the Aspirations Scholarship for high school students.
- NCWIT administers the Student Seed Funding Competition.
Fellowships & Scholarships
- The Google Anita Borg Memorial Scholarship
- Microsoft Research Graduate Women Scholarship
- Scholarships for Women Studying Information Security (SWISS)
- MAGIC is a program for remotely mentoring teenaged girls in STEM fields. In order to become a mentor, you must currently be a women working in a STEM field and must undergo mentor training. The commitment is approximately 2 hours per week.
- Tech Foundry is an educational non-profit based in Springfield that helps high school- and community college-educated locals find job placements in Springfield’s tech sector. Their training program is run by volunteers (which could be you!).
General UMass & Grad Student Resources
- UMass CS Graduate Student wiki
- Matt Might’s Blog (includes productivity and power-user tips)