SAVE THE DATE Tapia 2018 Orlando, FL September 19-22, 2018

2017 Tapia Conference


The Tapia Conference provides conference travel scholarships for students (community college/undergraduate/graduate), post-docs and a limited number for faculty at colleges/universities in the U.S and U.S. Territories. Scholarships include conference registration, meals during the conference, hotel accommodations, and a reimbursable travel stipend. Tapia scholarships are generously funded by government and industry organizations. The Tapia Conference is unable to provide scholarships for individuals studying/working at foreign colleges/universities. Scholarships are reviewed by over 90 professional volunteers in industry and academia. The Tapia 2017 Conference scholarship application site is now closed.

Additional Scholarship Opportunities

Although the Tapia 2017 Conference Scholarship program is now closed, students are still are eligible to apply for Google and Microsoft scholarships to attend the Tapia 2017 Conference.

Microsoft Diversity Conference Scholarships
Application Deadline: May 5, 2017

Google Conference and Travel Grants
Application deadline: June 28, 2017

Tapia Scholarship Review Process

All students may apply for Tapia scholarship. To support the Conference goals of celebrating diversity in computing, scholarships will be reviewed and evaluated by the Scholarship Committee according to three, main criteria:

The Scholarship Committee realizes that an applicant’s level of accomplishment in computer science will vary for different students, particularly graduate and undergraduate students; however, a commitment to pursuing a career in computer science is an important part of the Tapia Conference experience. As examples, grades, level research experience, and recommendation letters may each play a different role in indicating an applicant’s interest in growing in the discipline.

Important Deadlines

Tapia 2017 Scholarships open: Monday, December 5th.
Deadline to Submit Applications (Poster/Doctoral Consortium Program Submitters): Sunday, January 29th at 11:59 Pacific.
Deadline to Submit Applications (All others): Tuesday, February 28th at 11:59 pm Pacific.
Deadline for Scholarship Recommendations: Tuesday, February 28th at 11:59 pm Pacific.
Scholarship Notification Date: Sunday, May 14 at 11:59 pm Pacific. [Updated].

Submission Requirements

Undergraduate and Graduate Applicants will need to submit the following:

Post-docs and Faculty will need to submit the following:

The Tapia 2017 Conference scholarship application site is closed.

Contact Us

For questions regarding submissions please contact the Scholarship Committee