The Institute for African American Mentoring in Computing Sciences (iAAMCS) is offering scholarships to the 1st annual conference by The National Society of Blacks in Computing. The scholarship will cover your costs for attending including registration fees, lodging, travel (up to $450), and conference meals. The Institute for African-American Mentoring in Computing Sciences (iAAMCS, pronounced ‘i am cs’) serves as a national resource for all African-American computer science students and faculty.

Eligibility:

  1. U.S. Citizens and permanent residents of the United States or its territories,
  2. Currently attending U.S. institutions, and
  3. Underrepresented minorities and women in the computational science (computer science, applied mathematics, high performance computing applications) and engineering.

Scholarships to all others are considered as funding is available and on a case-by-case basis.

Conference Dates: August 9-11 2018

Location: New Orleans, LA – Hyatt Regency New Orleans

Deadline: Applications will be considered on a rolling basis, as they are received, until all spots are filled.

Scholarship Selection Begins: May 23, 2018

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