PyCon AU gender diversity grants for women in Python!
PyCon AU gender diversity grants for women in Python
PyCon AU is pleased to announce that it will be offering two gender
diversity delegate grants to women who wish to attend PyCon AU in
2011. These grants will *both* cover full registration costs; in
addition, one of the grants will cover up to $AUD500 of travel and
accommodation costs for a woman living outside of the Sydney region to
These grants aim to reduce the financial barriers to attending PyCon
AU 2011, by subsidising the registration and travel costs of people
from diverse groups, who contribute in important ways to the Python
In order to be eligible for one of the grants, you must be:
* a woman, aged 18 or older
* professional, hobbyist or student interested in, or currently
working in Python-related fields or projects
* planning to attend both days of PyCon AU 2011
In order to be eligible for the travel and accommodation grant, you
* live further than 150 km from the conference venue.
Applications for the gender diversity delegates grants are open now,
and will close on **8th of July**. We will notify all successful
recipients of their award by **15th of July** so that you can have
ample time to complete your travel plans.