[UKUUG-Announce] UKUUG - Google Bursaries for attendees at Spring 2009!

Jane Morrison office at ukuug.org
Thu Feb 5 10:27:07 GMT 2009


UKUUG - Spring 2009 - http://www.ukuug.org/events/spring2009/

24th - 26th March - London

Conference Bursaries

Google, as part of Google's ongoing commitment to encouraging women to excel 
in computing and technology, we are pleased to announce the 2009 Google UKUUG 
Student/Developer Conference Grant to encourage more female computer 
scientists to attend and participate in the UKUUG 2009 Conference, 24-26 
March, London. 

We encourage all student/developer female computer scientists interested in 
Large Installation Systems Administration to apply. 

Two people will be chosen from the applicant pool to receive a 500 GBP grant 
each to go towards registration for the conference, the conference dinner, 
travel and accommodation. Your delegate fee, dinner ticket and accommodation 
will be paid automatically from the grant. Travel costs (economy/standard 
class only) must be claimed back separately after the event. 
 
To be eligible for a conference grant candidates must: 

Be a developer or a student in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or 
technical field related to Large Installation Systems Administration.

Be maintaining a strong academic background with demonstrated leadership 
ability.

Attend both days of the UKUUG conference.

How To Apply

To apply send, no later than Friday 13th February at 4pm, an e-mail to 
office at ukuug.org with the subject heading '2009 Google UKUUG Conference 
grant' containing: 

your full name and email address
current address, contact phone number and copy of photo ID
your CV
1-page statement (no more than 400 words) about why you wish to attend UKUUG 
2009 and why attending UKUUG 2009 is important to your research and/or future 
career

Please note: Details of all applicants will be passed on to Google before the 
conference.

Winners and claim process

The winners will be notified by e-mail by Monday 16th February and their names 
published on the conference webpage. 

Payment of the delegate fee, dinner ticket and accommodation will be deducted 
automatically from the grant. Travel expenses (economy/standard class only) 
can be claimed back after the conference following completion of an expenses 
form, with receipts attached.


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