Women in Tech Conference and Travel Grants

Published on 18 June 2014
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As part of Google's ongoing commitment to encourage women to excel in computing and technology, we are pleased to offer Women in Tech Conference and Travel Grants for computer scientists.

 To encourage attendance at technical conferences, we are offering 3 grants for each of the conferences listed below. These grants include:

  • Free registration
  • Up to 1000 EUR towards travel and accommodation costs (to be paid after the conference)


To be eligible for a conference grant, the candidate must: 

  • Be a woman working in or studying Computer Science, Computer Engineering or a technical field related to the conference subject
  • Have a strong academic background
  • Demonstrate leadership in the workplace or in school
  • Attend the core day(s) of the main conference


How to apply

To apply for a grant, please submit this form by the deadline specified below. 

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Eligible conferences

  • EuroPython (deadline: 23 June)
  • Grace Hopper (deadline: 15 July, apply here)


Winners and claim process

All applicants will be notified of the outcome of their application by email, approximately 3-4 weeks prior to the event. If you are selected, you will receive additional information on how to register for the conference and how to receive your travel grant.


For any questions, please reach out to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

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Africa IT Women, Created June 24th, 2013, is a non-profit organization that assists women with the potential to build a career in the field of new technologies and emerging business.

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