Anita Borg Pass-It-On Awards Program 2014 (For Young Tech Women)

Anita Borg Pass-It-On Awards Program 2014 (For Young Tech Women)

Deadline: April 23, 2014

Young women from around the world are invited to apply for the Anita Borg Systers Pass-It-On (PIO) Awards. The program presents a unique  opportunity for established women in technological fields to support women interested in advancing in the fields of technology. Awards range from $500.00 to $1000.00 USD.

The Anita Borg Systers Pass-It-On (PIO) Awards honor Anita Borg’s desire to create a network of women technologists helping one another. Applications for the 2014 award cycle is now open. The cash awards, funded by donations from the Systers Online Community and others, are intended as means for women established in technological fields to support women seeking their place in the fields of technology.


  • Pass-it-on Award applications are open to any woman over 18 years old in or aspiring to be in the fields of computing.
  • Awards are open to women in all countries

Applications covering a wide variety of needs and projects are encouraged, such as:

  • Small amount to help with studies, job transfers or other transitions in life.
  • A broader project that benefits girls and women.
  • Projects that seek to inspire more girls and women to go into the computing field.
  • Assistance with educational fees and materials.
  • Partial funding source for larger scholarship.
  • Mentoring and other supportive groups for women in technology or computing.

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