Technology Grants for Students

Grace Hopper Celebration Travel Grants

Program Summary:

Each year, Newcomb Institute provides grants for undergraduates to attend the Grace Hopper Celebration. Funding includes airfare, registration, and double occupancy housing. Students are responsible for their food and transportation at the conference. Eligible undergraduates must indicate an active interest in promoting gender equity in technology and seek a job or internship in the technology industry. 


Funding will cover the following:

Students will be responsible for their meals and transportation during the trip.

  • Airfare,
  • Double occupancy lodging, and
  • Conference registration fees.
Gender and Technology Grant (HASTAC Scholar)


Program Summary

The Gender and Technology (HASTAC) grant program offers grants for undergraduates who want to research topics relating to gender and technology. Students will work approximately 30 hours producing a digital research project that will be published on the SophieLab website. In addition, students may receive sponsorship to apply to the HASTAC Scholar program. Students can propose their projects or have one assigned to them.


  • Sophomores and Juniors


Students will receive the following: 

  • $300.00 grant to work on a research project. 
  • Opportunity to receive a letter of recommendation / professional reference from Dr. Jacquelyne Howard, Administrative Assistant Professor of Technology and Women's History. 
  • Opportunities to digitally publish work on social media and non-peer-reviewed journals.
  • Grantees are encouraged to apply to the HASTAC Scholars Program in the Fall. Dr. Howard will sponsor your application if you are interested.



Application for all programs

To learn more about expectations and grant information and to apply for any of these grants, read and fill out the application (the application will open in a new window).

For more information, contact:
Jacquelyne Thoni Howard, Ph.D. 
Administrative Assistant Professor
of Technology and Women's History