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Announcing scholarship applications 2016

Mission

GORUCO’s diversity scholarship program aims to support traditionally underrepresented and/or marginalized people in the Ruby community (including, but not limited to people identifying as women, people of color, LGBT, and/or people with disabilities) who may not otherwise have the opportunity to attend the conference for financial reasons.

Equal access and diversity are important to us, and we aim to remove this obstacle for underrepresented attendee groups. We want you at the conference, and we want to help you get there.

Award

Scholarship recipients will receive a GORUCO 2016 ticket free of charge. Travel assistance is not included.

Eligibility

To be eligible for a GORUCO Scholarship, you must be a full or part-time student; or a person identifying as a woman, person of color, LGBT or person with disabilities; or a member/alumni of recognized minority-focused STEM organisations; and be unable to attend without some financial assistance.

Applying

Please submit your scholarship application by Friday, May 20 at 10:00am EST.

Scholarships are awarded based on a combination of need and impact, and will be awarded based on review by a selection committee consisting of a subset of GORUCO’s organizers.

All applicants will be notified of their application’s status by Friday, May 27.

Thanks to Dev Bootcamp

This scholarship is made possible by the sponsorship of Dev Bootcamp.

Dev Bootcamp is the original, short-term, immersive software development program that transforms those new to coding into job-ready, full-stack web developers in a rigorous and supportive environment. Since 2012, we’ve helped more than 2,000 students learn to code and develop meaningful careers in the tech industry. Dev Bootcamp’s New York campus also offers short-term coding workshops and a robust schedule of events focusing on the tech industry and tech culture.

Apply now