Save the Date! Tapia 2019 San Diego,CA September 18-21, 2019

2018 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 2018 Conference scholarship application site opens in February and closes March 30th.

Although the deadline to apply for Tapia 2018 conference scholarships passed there are additional scholarship programs to which community members can apply to receive try to receive funding to attend the Tapia 2018 conference:

Microsoft Diversity Conference Scholarship for Students
Application Deadline: May 5, 2018

Google Conference Grants
Application Deadline: July 13, 2018

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.

Submission Requirements

Undergraduate and Graduate Applicants will need to submit the following:

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

Deadline for Poster and Doctoral Consortium Program Submitters’ Scholarship: March 12 at 11:59 pm PT
Deadline for All Other Scholarship Applicants: March 30 at 11:59 pm PT
Due to large number of scholarship applications, additional time is needed to finalize the first round of scholarship recipients. The scholarship decisions will emailed on Monday, June 18. [UPDATED].
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For questions regarding submissions please contact the Scholarship Committee