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Scholarships

Our aim to improve diversity in the technology industry

Golang UK Conference is dedicated to improving diversity in the technology industry. Over the past few years, we've taken steps towards making Golang UK a welcoming and inclusive event for all attendees. Some of the changes we've implemented are:

  • 2015 - Launched Golang UK Conference with Code of Conduct and inclusive call for papers process
  • 2016 - Scholarship programme launch

Golang UK Conference Scholarship Programme

Golang UK's scholarship program provides aide to members of underrepresented groups who may not otherwise be able to attend our conference for financial reasons.

Eligibility

Applicants should be a member of an underrepresented group in technology - women, minorities, LGBTQIA, people with disabilities, or other underrepresented groups - and be unable to attend without financial assistance.

If you are employed, and your employer is able to sponsor your travel, we can list them as a scholarship sponsor.

Mentors

Each scholarship awardee will be paired with a mentor to help familiarize the awardee with the conference. Anyone who is already attending the event can volunteer to be a mentor, just fill out the application form below.

How to Apply

To apply, please fill out the scholarship or mentorship application. All application info will be kept confidential. If you have any questions, please contact scholarships@golanguk.com

  • Applications open: March 1, 2017
  • Applications close: August 1, 2017
  • Applicant notification: As soon as funds become available

Sponsorship

Individuals

We need your help! If you are interested in supporting the scholarship program as an individual, you may do so while registering for the conference.

OR Individual donations can be made by clicking the button below.

Donate here

Companies & Organisations

If you are interested in supporting the program as a company or non-registered individual, please contact scholarships@golanguk.com. Donations of £1000 or greater will be offered a sponsorship package including logos and links back to your company or organisation website. Higher level sponsors have higher level placement on the page.

Diversity Scholarships

Epic Diversity Sponsor - £5000

  • Logo, link, and top placement on the diversity sponsorship page
  • Thank you tweet on receipt of funds
  • Thank you tweet after conference
  • 3 passes to pre-conference scholarship awardee dinner

Grand Diversity Sponsor - £3000

  • Logo and link on the diversity sponsorship page
  • Thank you tweet on receipt of funds
  • Thank you tweet after conference
  • 2 passes to pre-conference scholarship awardee dinner

Noble Diversity Sponsor - £2000

  • Link on the diversity sponsorship page
  • Thank you tweet on receipt of funds
  • Thank you tweet after conference

Valorous Diversity Sponsor - £1000

  • Link on the diversity sponsorship page
  • Thank you tweet on receipt of funds
  • Thank you tweet after conference

Questions, Comments, Information

Please feel free to contact us at scholarships@golanguk.com and a member of our organising team will get back to you.

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